Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative (OPEC): OPEC is a partnership between four of Oregon’s largest foundations and OSU College of Health and the Extension Family and Community Health (FCH) program. OPEC supports grantees through funding, evaluation, technical assistance, and professional development led by FCH faculty. OPEC supports: - Delivery of high-quality parenting education programs - Coordinated efforts to strengthen regional parenting education systems - Developing and strengthening collaborative regional parenting education Hubs
Safe Kids Worldwide: Home Safety: This page lists common safety risks for children in the home and prevention tips. There are a collection of resources for each risk factor including infographics, videos, checklists and more.
High Speed Hand Washing | Lavado de Manos de Alta Velocidad
Reduce the odds of getting sick in 30 seconds. To help your kiddos avoid getting sick this cold season, check out this fun and easy High Speed Hand Washing method. All you need is a sink, soap and some practice!
Reduzca la probabilidad de enfermarse en 30 segundos.¡Para ayudar a sus niños a evitar enfermarse este otoño e invierno, eche un vistazo aldivertido y fácil método de Lavado de Manos de Alta Velocidad! Todo lo que necesita es un fregadero, jabón y algo de práctica.
I have a client who is newly a single parent and knows very little about nutrition and cooking but wants to learn. He has two children, one with ADHD and one on the Autism spectrum. We discussed the possibility of ...
Stephanie Polizzi |
Mar 2023 |
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I love gifting poinsettia flowers to my friends and family during the holiday time, but it has come to my attention that they may be toxic. Could you let me know which plants are unsafe for gifting to homes with pets?
Ross Penhallegon |
Nov 2022 |
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This publication focuses on how to be prepared for visits from grandchildren without their parents--including making children feel at home, hazard-proofing, resting before their arrival, creating a private area for older grandchildren, having activities on hand, and setting expectations.
OSU Extension has partnered with the nonprofit organization SPOON to launch “Nourished and Thriving Children” a free, self-paced course that contains eight learning modules that focus on the six principles of trauma-informed ...
Oregon State University’s Science Pub on April 11 will focus on how early educators can nurture resilience through daily interactions with children and their families and how community members can further aid those efforts.
Ask Extension is a way for you to get answers from the Oregon State University Extension Service. We have experts in family and health, community development, food and agriculture, coastal issues, forestry, programs for young people, and gardening.
Q: I have a client who is newly a single parent and knows very little about nutrition and cooking but wants to learn. He has two children, one with ADHD and one on the Autism spectrum. We discussed the possibility of ...