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Developing Children’s Financial Habits and Behaviors

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

While educators and parents recognize that financial education can and should begin at an early age, it is often difficult to know how to approach the topic. Learn about recent scholarship from Cooperative Extension professionals related to this topic. Hear about a...

Project Youth Extension Service (YES)!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT

Join an informative webinar exploring the many levels of Project YES and learn how they may be able to bring the program to your military communities and families. Complementing the Smith-Lever Act Cooperative Extension Service, Project YES! provides college interns a...

The Private Logic of Kids Who Outwit Adults

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join us for our June faculty webinar with Dr. John Seita from the MSU School of Social Work. Dr. Seita’s work focuses on disconnected youth. In this session he will explain why some young people sometimes engage in self-defeating behavior that seemingly makes no...

Using Technology to Enhance Your 4-H Experience

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 8:00 pm EST

Between Facebook and Twitter and other social media and websites and blogs and smartphones and more, it can be very challenging to keep up with the latest technology trends. But technology can also be a great tool to support communication and learning between 4-H volunteers...

4-H Program Logic Model for Military Connected Youth

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Carol Benesh, Charlotte Cross, Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Casey Mull, Tonia Durden

Are you interested in better outcomes for the military connected youth YOU serve? Join us for an informative webinar introducing the new Military Connected Youth Logic Model. You don’t want to miss it!4-H youth development and family life science programs along within the...

Exploring and Preventing Cyberbullying

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 3:30 pm EST

Technology plays a powerful role in connecting young people. It can be used in positive ways – and it can also be used to disparage and defame a teenager's reputation. This webinar will feature Kay Stephens, coauthor of the award-winning cyberbullying book Cyberslammed:...

You’ve Got 4-H Parents! Now What??

Monday, November 18, 2013 at 8:00 pm EST - Presented by Molly Frendo

Parents play a big role in deciding how their children will spend their time, and that includes whether or not they’ll spend their time with 4-H. Once families engage with 4-H, the experience they have during their first year in the program is important for long-term...

Trauma Reactions to Bullying: Voices From Kids With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 3:30 pm EST

Trauma experiences leave people feeling hopeless, helpless and potentially fearing for their safety and survival. Being the target of bullying behaviors can produce trauma responses for many young people, and this can be especially debilitating for children and teens who have...

How Can Technology Help Struggling Readers and Writers?

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

National data shows that many students continue to struggle to attain proficiency in reading and writing. At the same time, society’s expectations for students’ academic achievement and content mastery have never been higher. Students with poor literacy skills not only...

Youth, Technology, and Society: Keys of Successful Integration to Improve our Lives

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

Are you worried about what will happen to youth today when they grow up? Are you concerned that they are too reliant on technology? Do you wonder if the tradition of face-to-face communication will disappear as we rely more and more on Skype, texting, etc? Focusing on...

What is Social Capital and Why Is It Important to 4-H?

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Mary Emery, Suzanne Le Menestrel

Does the 4-H Youth Development Program foster social capital for participants and the community? This is the overarching research question that NCERA215 is exploring. Some theorists indicate that social capital is a significant indicator in the equation necessary for the...

Developing Real Sportsmanship in a Reality Show World

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Karen Waite

Horse shows and competitions can create stressful environments for parents, leaders, and youth. Amongst the stress of competition, emotions and the drive to win can take control. During this webinar, Karen Waite, from Michigan State University, will discuss the importance of...

Developing Youths' Life Skills Through Equine Activities

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Taylor Fabus

Using Iowa State University’s Targeting Life Skills Model, Taylor Fabus will discuss how we can better structure our activities with youth to help them further develop important life skills. Our goal will be to more intentionally include life skill development into our...

Youth and Volunteers: Enabling Experience without Jeopardizing Your Horse Operation

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 7:30 pm EST

Youth and volunteers can gain valuable experience while also providing a reliable source of labor for your operation. In this session, participants will learn about restrictions for youth workers, use of release forms, ensuring statutory immunities for equine activities, and...

4-H Stream Teams New Volunteer Training

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Jennifer Fetter

Adults throughout Pennsylvania have a new opportunity to become volunteers for the 4-H Stream Teams Program. A free, online training will be held by Penn State Extension to teach interested adults how to form and guide youth in the 4-H Stream Teams Program. The trainings will...