Resources for Family Consumer Sciences

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Family and Consumer Sciences
The family is the cornerstone of a healthy community. Virginia Cooperative Extension strives to improve the well-being of Virginia families through programs that help put researchbased knowledge to work in people’s lives. Family and Consumer Sciences educators help Virginians learn to make good choices for themselves and their families. This, in turn, strengthens their communities and the state.
Jul 7, 2015 490-050(FCS-98)
Family and Consumer Sciences, A Resource for Virginia's Schools
As family and consumer science educators, we known that the family is the cornerstone of a healthy community. Virginia Cooperative Extension strives to improve the well-being of Virginia families through programs that put research-based knowledge to work in people’s lives.
Jul 7, 2015 490-408(FCS-99)
VCE Model of Community, Local, Regional Food Systems Oct 7, 2016 ALCE-154NP
Community, Local, and Regional Food Systems Nov 2, 2016 ALCE-155NP
Community, Local, and Regional Food Systems (CLRFS) Forum Report Oct 7, 2016 ALCE-156NP
Community, Local, and Regional Food Systems (CLRFS) Forum Executive Summary
Virginia’s food system directly impacts the survival and viability of farms and farmland; the economic development of rural and urban communities; the care, restoration, and resilience of ecological resources such as local waterways; and critical health issues. We use the language of community, local, and regional food systems to broadly define a complex and interconnected set of systems and pathways that comprise sustainable food production, processing, distribution, consumption, and waste management to bring about social, economic, and ecological change that benefits all residents.
Oct 7, 2016 ALCE-157NP
Going To Market Jun 29, 2017 ANR-46NP (FST-273NP)
Beating Stress -Daily Living Jan 26, 2016 FCS-104NP
Beating Stress - Family and Business Relationships Jan 26, 2016 FCS-105NP
Beating Stress - Financial Jan 26, 2016 FCS-106NP
Beating Stress - Wellness Jan 26, 2016 FCS-107NP
Stress After a Disaster Oct 16, 2015 FCS-109P
Beating Stress
Learn how to identify, understand, and shrink your stress through use of the five mini-video clips that discuss five area of stress.
Oct 16, 2015 FCS-109P
Beating Stress-Introduction Dec 22, 2015 FCS-112
Living Well Newsletter, Volume 9, Issue 1 Aug 8, 2013 FCS-46P
Learning in Families Together: Emerging Adults
Today’s young adults are delaying marriage and parenthood while extending their stay at home and in school.
Nov 18, 2013 FCS-51P
Learning in Families Together: Adolescence and Brain Development
Adolescence is the transition stage between childhood and adulthood (age 12-19). There are many bodily changes and social and emotional changes.
Nov 6, 2013 FCS-54P
Learning in Families Together: Aging*
We tend to focus on the negative aspects of aging. Many of those are the exceptions, not the rule.
Nov 6, 2013 FCS-55P
Learning in Families Together: School-Age Children and Bullying
Bullying is when a child is the target of repeated negative actions by someone else.
Nov 6, 2013 FCS-56P
Aprendiendo juntos en familia: Los niños en edad escolar y el acoso escolar
El acoso escolar o intimidación ocurre cuando un niño es el blanco de acciones hirientes una y otra vez por alguien más.
Apr 1, 2016 FCS-56S (FCS-77S)
Learning in Families Together: Infant Curiosity
Infants are naturally curious.
Nov 6, 2013 FCS-57P
Learning in Families Together: Infant Development 1
No two Infants are exactly alike. Parents wonder if their baby is “normal.” Average developmental ages can vary by as much as six months from one child to the next.
Nov 6, 2013 FCS-59P
Learning in Families Together: Infant Brain Development
The brain is just waiting to receive and connect signals to form the kind of person the infant will become.
Nov 11, 2013 FCS-60P
Learning in Families Together: Infant Development 2
Infants “talk” through actions and sounds.They experiment with noises and objects.
Nov 7, 2013 FCS-61P
Learning in Families Together: Pre-schoolers
Being able to wait their turn, not throwing a difficult puzzle across the room in frustration, and staying in bed at night are all behaviors that children must learn.
Nov 7, 2013 FCS-62P
Aprendiendo Juntos en Familia: preescolares
A los 2 años, los niños miden casi la mitad de lo que medirán de adultos.
May 20, 2015 FCS-62PS
Learning in Families Together: “School-Agers” 5 to 8 Years
The thinking processes of 5- to 8-year-olds are getting more complex. They no longer see their parents as the sole authority.
Nov 7, 2013 FCS-63P
Learning in Families Together: Teens
Nine out of 10 teenagers don’t get into trouble.
Nov 7, 2013 FCS-64P
Beating Stress: Challenges, Choices, Changes
Stress comes in many forms. There are normal and predictable stressors, such as a new job, getting married, or moving.
Aug 29, 2014 FCS-68P
Aprendiendo juntos en familia: Adolescencia y Desarrollo del Cerebro
Los adolescentes a menudo desconciertan a los adultos, pero nueva evidencia científica ayuda a entenderlos mejor a medida que se convierten en adultos jóvenes.
Oct 14, 2016 FCS-78P
What in the World? International Produce Takes a Stand at Virginia Farmers Markets May 25, 2016 HORT-225NP
IMPACT: Family and Consumer Sciences, Fit Extension Working to Promote Healthy Habits Oct 24, 2013 VCE-55NP