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Sep 6, 2021

A 2020 survey commissioned by the National 4-H Council found more than 66% of the teens surveyed believed the COVID experience would have a lasting impact. Unfortunately, it looks like they may have been right. K-State Research and Extension youth development specialist Elaine Johannes and James Roberson, vice president...


Jun 7, 2021

Studies suggest that combining warmth and sensitivity with clear behavioral expectations produces better-adjusted children. A group of K-State Research and Extension agents in the state are offering a program that helps parents and children develop successful relationships. Deb Andres, a family and consumer sciences...


Mar 15, 2021

The facts regarding social media use by children are sobering. According to the Kansas Attorney Generals’ Office, 2 in 5 teens say they tell their parents very little about what they do or where they go online. In addition, 1 in 5 say they have received a sexual solicitation online. After hearing a presentation by the...


Jul 20, 2020

A National 4-H Council survey on the state of teen mental health found more than 70% of the 1,516 respondents said they’re struggling with their mental health. Kansas 4-H state leader Wade Weber and K-State Research and Extension youth development specialist Elaine Johannes think the survey can help parents, 4-H, and...


Jul 13, 2020

A survey commissioned by the National 4-H Council said more than 7 in 10 kids between the ages of 13 and 19 are struggling with mental health, and that they are feeling more pressured to hide their feelings, rather than talk to a supportive adult. K-State Research and Extension youth development specialist Elaine...