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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


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UW-Eau Claire to Offer
Violence Prevention Workshop 

MAILED: Jan. 15, 2002

         EAU CLAIRE University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education and UW-Extension will sponsor violence prevention workshops titled "Enhancing Skills in Children Birth to Age 11" Feb. 19 and 20.
         The workshop, designed for parents and professionals who work with young children, will be held at two sites - Feb. 19 at the Holiday Inn in Mosinee and Feb. 20 at the Best Western Inn on the Park in Madison.
         By reviewing printed materials, holding large and small group discussions, and taking part in interactive activities, participants will improve their ability to identify the effects of stress and violence on children and develop strategies to facilitate positive social and emotional development.
         The workshop will run from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. The cost is $99, which covers instruction, materials, refreshments and lunch.
         Kris Nelson-Noble - a consultant in the areas of alcohol and other drug abuse prevention, violence prevention, family wellness and asset building - will be the presenter. Nelson-Noble's background includes work as an Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse youth counselor, prevention specialist, parent group facilitator, in-home visitation coordinator and project manager for a state youth crime prevention grant in Loveland, Colo.
         The registration deadline is Feb.14. Registration at the door will be accepted if space is available. For a registration form or more information, contact La Vone Sneen at (715) 836-3636.

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Judy Berthiaume
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
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Updated: Jan. 15, 2002