Resources for Family Consumer Sciences
|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|
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|