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September 23, 2020

Child in daycare photoSeveral online trainings for child care providers will be offered this fall and taught by ISU Extension and Outreach Human Sciences Specialists.

September 16, 2020

Tomatoes photoLearn how to preserve tomatoes and apples with 1-hour online sessions for no cost.  Registration is required.

August 18, 2020

Couple photoISU Extension and Outreach will provide virtual meetings to help couples ELEVATE their relationships.  

August 17, 2020

COVID 19 photoChildren aren't the only ones wondering what going back to school will be like this fall.  Back-to-school planning is an ever-changing environment this year.

July 17, 2020

comfort photoQPR (Question. Persuade. Refer.) is a suicide prevention program that teaches participants three steps to help save a life from suicide.  Weekly online program offered from July 21, 2020 to October 27, 2020.

The Science of Parenting

 

 
Human Sciences Extension & Outreach Regions 11-12-20 Newsletter

Statewide Resources

  • Answer Line

    Get answers to your home and family questions from the specialists at AnswerLine. Connect with them on the phone, email, or Facebook for information about cleaning, food preparation, preservation, and safety, home, equipment, nutrition, and laundry. 1-800-262-3804 or - answer@iastate.edu

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    Are you an early childhood professional that provides care and education in your home, a center or a school? Check out our programs, resources, and trainings available to help you be the best early childhood professional you can be.

  • A 24-hour resource for legal, finance, crisis and disaster and personal health issues, Iowa Concern provides access to an attorney for legal education, stress counselors, and information and referral services.

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    A national resource that brings quality, research-based information to families at the time it can be most useful and make the biggest difference in their lives.

  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers

    A series of classes designed to empower family caregivers of older adults to take better care of themselves. Learn more about the six-week series and find a class near you.

  • Parenting can be fun, enjoyable and stressful! Check out our blog and podcasts for the latest research based information and resources to help parents in their important role of raising children.

  • social media icons

    Human Sciences Extension and Outreach is all over the social media networks. Stay in touch with us through our blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!

  • Articles from Ag & Biosystems Engineering for housing issues.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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