Welcome to our Calendar of Events!

This calendar includes opportunities for learning and connection from the Wisconsin Family Connections Center, the Coalition for Children, Youth & Families, and several other organizations across Wisconsin. (NOTE: Opportunities from the Wisconsin Family Connections Center are noted with a blue ribbon on the calendar below.)

Find training and event flyers here.

For a complete listing of Regional Events and Support Groups, please visit the Wisconsin Family Connections Center Eventbrite Page.

Find support group flyers here.

For information about Recorded Webinars, Upcoming Live Webinars, Courses, and Conferences, please visit the Champion Classrooms.

Events are added as information is made available to us. If you’d like to share an upcoming event with us, please contact us at info@wifamilyconnectionscenter.org.

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers of Children with Disabilities

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Powerful Tools for Caregivers (PTC) classes help caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a friend or relative. If you provide care for a child with special needs at home or in a care facility, whether down the block or miles away, yours is an important role. This course is for family caregivers like you!

This program is for non-professional caregivers.

Participating in a virtual class requires that you have a computer with a webcam, microphone, and reliable internet access. All participants must attend the tech check. After the tech check, your materials will be mailed to you.

  • June 5th Tech Check
  • June 12th Class 1 “Taking Care of You”
  • June 19th Class 2 “Identifying and Reducing Personal Stress
  • June 26th Class 3 “Communicating Feelings, Needs and Concerns”
  • July 3rd   Class 4 “Communicating in Challenging Situations”
  • July 10th Class 5 “Learning from our Emotions”
  • July 17th Class 6 “Mastering Caregiving Decisions

The UW Madison Extension Life Span Program is providing this program and materials at no cost to participants.

An EEO/AA employer, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act requirements. 
Please make requests for reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to educational programs as early as possible preceding the scheduled program, service, or activity. For communicative accommodations in languages other than English, please contact oaic@extension.wisc.edu. For communicative accommodations based on a disability, please contact Heather Lipinski Stelljes at heather.stelljes@wisc.edu