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Madison WI 53706
Phone: 608-263-2353
Fax: 608-265-6048
What's New

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June 2005

New Checklist Added to Our Site

The Early Care and Education Program and Policy Checklist is available from the Extension Cares Initiative and is posted on our website.

June 2005

Two New Sites Join Our Network & Three Sites Conduct their First Seminar!

We added two new sites to our network! Kentucky and North Carolina attended a training in Madison, Wisconsin in January 2005.
This spring, three sites conducted their first Family Impact Seminar: Georgia (March), North Carolina (May), and Pennsylvania (June). Congratulations to our new sites!

April 2005

New Issue of Family Matters Newsletter Available

Improving Health Care Quality and Cost Efficiency

Family Matters is a newsletter for state policymakers published by the Wisconsin Family Impact Seminars. Check out the thirteenth issue, Improving Health Care Quality and Cost Efficiency, which features an interview with Dr. Arnold Milstein.

March 2005

New Issue of Family Matters Newsletter Available

Reforming the Health Care System

Family Matters is a newsletter for state policymakers published by the Wisconsin Family Impact Seminars. Check out the twelfth issue, Reforming the Health Care System.

February 2005

Family Policy: An Introduction

Another great resource for teaching family policy is an online lecture by Professor Karen Bogenschneider and Elizabeth Gross, Family Policy: An Introduction. Check out these new materials!

January 2005

Additional Resources for Teaching Family Policy

Teaching Family Policy on College Campuses

Teaching Family Policy on College Campuses has been revised and updated. There are additional syllabi posted, as well as Family Policy definitions and dimensions, assignments, and teaching techniques.

January 2005

New Issue of Family Matters Newsletter Available

Rising Health Care Costs

Family Matters is a newsletter for state policymakers published by the Wisconsin Family Impact Seminars. Check out the eleventh issue, Rising Health Care Costs.

January 2005

2005 Seminars

DC - Children of Prisoners
GA - Childhood Obesity: The Epidemic's Impacts and Policy Options
IN - Growing Indiana's Human Capital: Assuring Positive Futures for Youth
IN - Gambling: What are the Odds for Indiana Families?
MI - Supporting Children and Families While Controlling Medicaid Costs
MI - Early Childhood Education and Care: An Economic Development Strategy for Michigan
NC - Medicaid Cost Containment Strategies in North Carolina and Other States
PA - Early Childhood Education: Universal Pre-K and Other Alternatives
WI - Medicaid: Who Benefits, How Expensive is It, and What are States Doing to Control Costs?
WI - Improving Health Care Quality While Curbing Costs


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Wisconsin capitol photo courtesy of Jeff Miller, UW-Madison University Communications, 2002.