Category: Work & Life

A New Partnership to Provide Financial Life Skills to Incarcerated Youth

1)Situation/Objectives: Youth at the Juvenile Justice Detention Center often come from impoverished circumstances and a number of them struggle to pass their GED in order to become employable. In addition, many lack proper guidance with establishing legitimate banking/financial… Read More

PROVIDING CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION EDUCATION USING A MODIFIED FLIPPED CLASSROOM APPROACH

Situation: Many Americans have one or more preventable, diet-related chronic diseases. Chronic diseases are responsible for seven of ten deaths each year (CDC, 2016). An Extension nutrition team developed a series of webinars to address the need for… Read More

SUCCESS THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS: THE ROADS TO FINANCIAL HEALTH PROGRAM.

Situation: Family and Consumer Sciences Agents can be called upon to participate in public/private collaborations that begin with lofty goals, unfamiliar partners, inadequate time lines, and limited resources. While these opportunities can be challenging, Agents can employ the… Read More

Exploring Local Cuisine from the Roots Up: A Food Systems Extension Program in Lake County

Situation: A food system is a term used to refer to the processes and infrastructure involved in feeding a community. Systems can include growing, harvesting, processing, packaging, transporting, marketing, consumption, and disposal of food products. Consumers play an… Read More

Pinellas County School Board Employee Wellness Class Series

PINELLAS COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD EMPLOYEE WELLNESS CLASS SERIES Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County; N. Jensen, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County, H. Landis, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County, R. Madhosingh-Hector, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County, B. Niemann, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County SITUATION:… Read More

Focusing on Parenting Styles for Better Child Outcomes

FOCUSING ON PARENTING STYLES FOR BETTER CHILD OUTCOMES Converse, UF/IFAS Extension, Hillsborough County, Seffner, FL  Situation: Parenting styles form the foundation of modern research concerning the parenting effect on child behavior, socialization, and school success. Parental styles are… Read More