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Formerly "Extension Homemakers"

Full set of CEOS study topics listed in alphabetical order:

Adjusting Recipes for Healthier Living, WL120 - 2pp (115K)
Adjusting Recipes for Healthier Living Leader's Guide, WLG120 - 4pp (121K)
Aging Parents: Helping When Health Fails
, WL427 - 2 pp (14K)
Aging Parents: Helping When Health Fails, Leader's Guide, WLG427 - 4 pp (19K)
Are You In Your Right Mind?, WL335 - 2 pp (19K)
Are You In Your Right Mind?, Leader's Guide, WLG335 - 4pp (22K)
A Weigh to a Healthier West Virginia, WL 450 - 2pp (768K)
A Weigh to a Healthier West Virginia, Leader's Guide, WLG 450 - 4pp (1MB)
The Art of Appreciation, WL349 - 2 pp (26K)
The Art of Appreciation, Leader's Guide, WLG349 - 4 pp (33K)
The Art of Getting Along, WL205 - 2 pp (26K)
The Art of Getting Along, Leader's Guide, WLG205 - 4 pp (30K)
Backyard Composting, WL307 - 2 pp (88K)
Backyard Composting, Leader's Guide, WLG307 - 4 pp (87K)
Balancing Act, WL202 - 2 pp (26K)
Balancing Act, Leader's Guide, WLG202 - 4 pp (31K)
Beating Burnout, WL359 - 2 pp (11K)
Beating Burnout, Leader's Guide, WLG359 - 4 pp (17K)
Better Back Health, WL 427 - 2 pp (121K)
Better Back Health, Leader's Guide, WLG 427 - 4 pp (190K)
Breast Cancer, WL440 - 2 pp (15K)
Breast Cancer, Leader's Guide, WLG440 - 3 pp (15K)
Brush Up on Healthy Teeth, Leaders Guide, WLG456 4 pp
Brush Up On Healthy Teeth, WL456 2 pp
Butterflies and Birds, WL160 - 2 pp (39K)
Butterflies and Birds, Leader's Guide, WLG160 - 4 pp (288K)
Can What You Don't Know Hurt You?, WL25 - 2 pp (11K)
Can What You Don't Know Hurt You?, Leader's Guide, WLG25 - 4 pp (17K)
Caring for Houseplants
, WL 167 - 2pp (653KB)
Caring for Houseplants, Leader's Guide, WLG 167 - 4pp (1.3MB)
Caring for You--The Caregiver, WL434 - 2 pp (13K)
Caring for You--The Caregiver, Leader's Guide, WLG434 - 4 pp (18K)
Cervical Cancer, WL441 - 2 pp (12K)
Cervical Cancer, Leader's Guide, WLG441 - 3 pp (15K)
CHARACTER COUNTS! (SM) — Caring WL 368 - 2 pp (165K)
CHARACTER COUNTS! (SM) — Caring WLG 368 - 4 pp (216K)
CHARACTER COUNTS! (SM) — Citizenship, WL 366 - 2 pp (29K)
CHARACTER COUNTS! (SM) — Citizenship, WLG 366 - 4 pp (35K)
CHARACTER COUNTS! (SM) — Fairness, WLG 370 - 2 pp (62K)
CHARACTER COUNTS! (SM) — Fairness, WLG 370 - 4 pp (144K)
CHARACTER COUNTS! (SM) — Respect WL 369 - 2 pp (40K)
CHARACTER COUNTS! (SM) — Respect WLG 369 - 4 pp (54K)
CHARACTER COUNTS! (SM) — Responsibility, WLG 367 - 2 pp (29K)
CHARACTER COUNTS! (SM) — Responsibility, WLG 367 - 4 pp (35K)
CHARACTER COUNTS! (SM) — Trustworthiness WL 371 - 2 pp (42K)
CHARACTER COUNTS! (SM) — Trustworthiness WLG 371 - 4 pp (167K)
Clash or Coordinate? Understanding Personality Styles, WL347 - 2 pp (25K)
Clash or Coordinate? Understanding Personality Styles, Leader's Guide, WL347 - 2 pp (25K)
Clinical Trials, WL443 - 2 pp (115K)
Clinical Trials, Leader's Guide, WL443 - 2 pp (115K)
Computers, Computers, Computers, WL27 - 2 pp (24K)
Computers, Computers, Computers, Leader's Guide, WLG27 - 4 pp (55K)
Consumers, Beware!, WL24 - 2 pp (27K)
Consumers, Beware!, Leader's Guide, WLG24 - 4 pp (33K)
Container Gardening, WL166 - 2 pp (26K)
Container Gardening, Leader's Guide, WLG166 - 4 pp (32K)
Cooking for One or Two?, WL135 - 2 pp (11K)
Cooking for One or Two?, Leader's Guide, WLG135 - 4 pp (16K)
Coping With Cancer, WL446 - 2 pp (24K)
Coping With Cancer, Leader's Guide, WLG446 - 4 pp (28K)
Credit Cards, Leaders Guide WLG28 4 pp
Credit Cards, WL28 2 pp
Czech Republic, The, WL516 - 1 pp (28K)
Czech Republic, The, Leader's Guide, WLG516 - 2 pp (142K)
Czech Republic, The, Fact Sheet - 6 pp (357K)
Delegating With Comfort, WL337 - 2 pp (10K)
Delegating With Comfort, Leader's Guide, WLG337 - 4 pp (20K)
Did You Know You Were A Scientist?, WL290 - 2 pp (15K)
Did You Know You Were A Scientist?, WLG290 - 4 pp (19K)
Dietary Guidelines and the Food Guide Pyramid
, WL 132 - 2pp (878KB)
Dietary Guidelines and the Food Guide Pyramid, Leader's Guide, WLG 132 - 4pp (128KB)
Ditch Diets and Discover Health, WL127 - 2 pp (13K)
Ditch Diets and Discover Health, Leader's Guide, WLG127 - 6 pp (22K)
Documenting Your Family History, Leader's Guide WLG36 4 pp
Documenting Your Family History, WL36 2 pp
Drug Interactions, WL410 - 2 pp (17K)
Drug Interactions, Leader's Guide, WLG410 - 4 pp (25K)
Efficient and Safe Use of Microwaves, Leader's Guide WLG137 4 pp
Efficient and Safe Use of Microwaves, WL137 2 pp
Every Day--Your Style Is Showing, WL346 - 2pp (19K)
Every Day--Your Style Is Showing, Leader's Guide, WLG346 - 4pp (24K)
Exploring Community Partners, WL330 - 2 pp (13K)
Exploring Community Partners, Leader's Guide, WLG330 - 4 pp (16K)
Exploring Ethical Leadership, WL352 - 2 pp (28K)
Exploring Ethical Leadership, Leader's Guide, WLG352 - 4 pp (25K)
Exploring the Roots of CEOS, WL520 - 2 pp (24K)
Exploring the Roots of CEOS, Leader's Guide, WLG520 - 4 pp (93K)
Falls Aren't Funny, WL421 - 2 pp (21K)
Falls Aren't Funny, Leader's Guide, WLG421 - 4 pp (34K)
Family Mealtimes, WL129 - 3 pp (56K)
Family Mealtimes, Leader's Guide, WLG129 - 4 pp (96K)
Famous Women of West Virginia, WL510 - 2 pp (115K)
Famous Women of West Virginia, Leader's Guide, WLG510 - 4 pp (126K)
Fat: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, WL140 - 2 pp (69K)
Fat: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, Leader's Guide, WLG140 - 4 pp (131K)
Finding New Members, WL342 - 2 pp (110K)
Finding New Members, Leader's Guide, WLG342 - 4 pp (114K)
Fix It Fast; Fix It Healthy, WL146 - 2 pp (99K)
Fix It Fast; Fix It Healthy, Leader's Guide, WLG146 - 4 pp (332K)
Food Safety for the Occasional Quantity Cook WL117 - 2 pp (30K)
Food Safety for the Occasional Quantity Cook Leader's Guide, WLG117 - 4 pp (37K)
Food Safety In the Home WL116 - 2 pp (16K)
Food Safety In the Home Leader's Guide, WLG116 - 4 pp (42K)
Garbage-Eating Worms, WL304 - 2 pp (14K)
Garbage-Eating Worms, Leader's Guide, WLG304 - 4 pp (16K)
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, WL240 - 2 pp (12K)
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, WLG240 - 4 pp (18K)
Growing Older: The Old-Old Years, WL429 - 2 pp (9K)
Growing Older: The Old-Old Years, Leader's Guide, WLG429 - 4 pp (19K)
Growing Older: The Young-Old Years, WL428 - 4 pp (30K)
Growing Older: The Young-Old Years, Leader's Guide, WLG428 - 2 pp (15K)
Healthy Feet for an Active Life, WL 461 - 2pp (50KB)
Healthy Feet for an Active Life, Leader's Guide, WLG 461 - 4pp (84KB)
A Healthy Path Through Today's Supermarket, WL 147 - 2 pp (66K)
A Healthy Path Through Today's Supermarket, Leaders's Guide, WLG 147 - 3 pp (283K)
Heart Truth for Women, WL 470 - 2pp (524KB)
Heart Truth for Women, Leader's Guide, WLG 470 - 4pp (1MB) 
Herbs and Spices, WL107 - 4 pp (56K)
Helping Hands: Health & Survival Signs, WL501 - 2 pp (363K)
Helping Hands: Health & Survival Signs, Leader's Guide, WLG501 - 4 pp (370K)
History of WVU Jackson's Mill, WL 525 - 2 pp (105K)
History of WVU Jackson's Mill, Leader's Guide, WLG 525 - 4 pp (574K)
Holiday Celebrations, WL 503 - 2 pp (128K)
Holiday Celebrations, Leader's Guide, WLG 503 - 4 pp (331K)
Holiday Celebrations, Addendum, WLG 503 - 18 pp (944K)
Home Alone: How Older Adults Can Feel Safe, WL601 - 2 pp (98K)
Home Alone: How Older Adults Can Feel Safe, Leader's Guide, WLG601 - 4 pp (218K)
Home Canning Meats and Poultry, WP400 - 4 pp (26K)
Home Horticulture from the Ground Up..., WL 165 - 2 pp (55K)
Home Horticulture from the Ground Up..., Leader's Guide, WLG 165 - 2 pp (142K)
Home Horticulture from the Ground Up..., Addendum, WLG 165 - 6 pp (324K)
Household Pest Control, WL254 - 2 pp (13K)
Household Pest Control, Leader's Guide, WLG254 - 4 pp (19K)
How Healthy is Your Home, Leader's Guide WLG181 4 pp
How Healthy is Your Home, WL181 2 pp
How To Communicate Love WL207 - 2 pp (27K)
How To Communicate Love Leader's Guide, WLG207 - 4 pp (32K)
How To Get Where You Are Going Safely, WL505 - 2 pp (115K)
How To Get Where You Are Going Safely, Leader's Guide, WLG505 - 4 pp (121K
Humor—It Works!!!
, WL 224 - 2pp (804KB)
Humor—It Works!!!, Leader's Guide, WLG 224 - 4pp (1.4MB)
Identity Theft, WL 26 - 2 pp (58K)
Identity Theft, Leader's Guide, WLG 26 - 4 pp (112K)
In the Know about Wills, WL48 - 4 pp (26K)
In the Know about Wills, Leader's Guide, WLG48 - 2 pp (20K)
It's About Time!, WL203 - 2 pp (34K)
It's About Time!, Leader's Guide, WLG203 - 4 pp (34K)
It's Picnic Time--Play It Safe WL130 - 2 pp (29K)
It's Picnic Time--Play It Safe Leader's Guide, WLG130 - 4 pp (35K)
Jest for the Health of It--Laughaerobics, WL149 - 2 pp (22K)
Jest for the Health of It--Laughaerobics, Leader's Guide, WLG149 - 4 pp (36K)
Just a Little Sugar: Diabetes and You WL142 - 2 pp (27K)
Just a Little Sugar: Diabetes and You Leader's Guide, WLG142 - 4 pp (35K)
Keeping the Tradition Alive: Salt-Rising Bread , WL21 - 2pp (11K)
Keeping the Tradition Alive: Salt-Rising Bread, Leader's Guide, WLG21 - 4pp (16K)
Kenya, An Introduction to, WP515 - 6 pp ( 489K)
Label Lingo - Health Claims, WL123 - 2 pp (45K)
Label Lingo - Health Claims, Leader's Guide, WLG123 - 4 pp (51K)
Label Lingo - Just The Facts, WL121 - 2 pp (28K)
Label Lingo - Just The Facts, Leader's Guide, WLG121 - 4 pp (46K)
Laundering Pesticide-Contaminated Clothing, WL315 - 2 pp (24K)
Laundering Pesticide-Contaminated Clothing, Leader's Guide, WLG315 - 4 pp (65K)
Learning and Living a Global Perspective, WL515 - 2 pp (35K)
Learning and Living a Global Perspective, Leader's Guide, WLG515 - 4 pp (44K)
Let's Preserve Apples, WP376-99 - 6 pp (40K)
Let's Preserve Berries, WP108-99 - 2 pp (62K)
Let's Preserve Cherries, WP112-99 - 4 pp (127K)
Let's Preserve Fruit Pie Fillings, WP379-99 - 4 pp (128K)
Let's Preserve Jelly, Jam, Spreads, WP382-99 - 8 pp (44K)
Let's Preserve Leafy Greens, WP109-99 - 2 pp (60K)
Let's Preserve Peaches, Apricots, Nectarines, WP377-99 - 4 pp (67K)
Let's Preserve Pears, WP110-99 - 4 pp (72K)
Let's Preserve Peppers, WP395-99 - 6 pp (71K)
Let's Preserve Pickles, WP397-99 - 6 pp (134K)
Let's Preserve Reduced-Sugar Jelly, Jam, Spreads, WP384-99 - 4 pp (129K)
Let's Preserve Sauerkraut, WP393-99 - 4 pp (59K)
Let's Preserve Snap Beans, WP391-99 - 2 pp (124K)
Let's Preserve Strawberries, WP111-99 - 2 pp (61K)
Let's Preserve Sweet Corn, WP392-99 - 4 pp (66K)
Let's Preserve Tomatoes, WP387-99 - 11 pp (148K)
Living Within Your Means, WL 212 - 2 pp (28K)
Living Within Your Means, Leader's Guide, WLG 212 - 4 pp (87K)
Low-Carb Diets: Could They Possibly Be That Good?, WL 126 - 2 pp (72K)
Low-Carb Diets: Could They Possibly Be That Good?, Leader's Guide WLG 126 - 4 pp (258K)
Making Final Arrangements, WL49 - 4 pp (121K)
Making Final Arrangements, Leader's Guide WLG49 - 6 pp (129K)
Managing Stress, WL225 - 2 pp (105K)
Managing Stress, Leader's Guide, WLG225 - 4 pp (285K)
Mentor, Everyone Needs One, Leader's Guide WLG301 4 pp
Mentor, Everyone Needs One, WL301 2 pp
Navigating Family and Service, WL 227 - 2 pp (100K)
Navigating Family and Service, Leader's Guide, WL 227 - 4 pp (200K)
Physical Activity For Maintaining Health, WL150 - 2 pp (15K)
Physical Activity For Maintaining Health, Leader's Guide, WLG150 - 4 pp (19K)
Peru, Land of the Incas
, WP 517 - 6pp (1MB)
Peru, Land of the Incas, WL 517 - 2pp (105KB)
Peru, Land of the Incas, Leader's Guide, WLG 517 - 4pp (106KB)
Preparing and Using Syrups, WP404-99 - 1 p (113K)
Preserving Pumpkin and Winter Squash, WP394-99 - 1 p (88K)
Preserving Summer Squash, WP399-99 - 1 p (43K)
Pressure Canners, WP114-99 - 2 pp (68K)
Pressure Canning of Fruits, WP380-99 - 1 p (70K)
Professionalism: For You, for Me, for All of Us!
, WL 365 - 2pp (91KB)
Professionalism: For You, for Me, for All of Us! Leader's Guide, WLG 365 - 4pp (688KB)
Prostate Cancer WL442 - 2 pp (28K)
Prostate Cancer Leader's Guide, WLG442 - 2 pp (26K)
Put Visioning Into Your Planning, WL 344 - 2 pp (94K)
Put Visioning Into Your Planning, Leader's Guide, WLG 344 - 4 pp (291K)
Putting Pizazz Into Your Organization, WL343 - 2 pp (17K)
Putting Pizazz Into Your Organization, Leader's Guide, WLG343 - 4 pp (25K)
Read, Read, Read; Right, Right, Right!, WL339 - 2 pp (29K)
Read, Read, Read; Right, Right, Right!, Leader's Guide, WLG339 - 4 pp (37K)
Reading Partners Open the Door to Possibilities, WL338 - 2 pp (30K)
Reading Partners Open the Door to Possibilities, Leader's Guide, WLG338 - 4 pp (39K)
Rediscover Forgotten Root Crops, Leader's Guide, WLG151 4 pp
Rediscover Forgotten Root Crops, WL151 2 pp
Refrigerator and Freezer Safety, WL136 - 2 pp (28K)
Refrigerator and Freezer Safety, Leader's Guide, WLG136 - 4 pp (32K)
Relocation-Housing Alternatives for Later Years, WL175 - 2 pp (24K)
Relocation-Housing Alternatives for Later Years, Leader's Guide, WLG175 - 4 pp (72K)
Remaking Soft Jellies, WP383-99 - 1 p (108K)
Risky Business: Keeping Food Safe, WL118 - 2 pp (19K)
Risky Business: Keeping Food Safe, Leader's Guide, WLG118 - 4 pp (39K)
Safe Medication Use, WL411 - 2 pp (12K)
Safe Medication Use, Leader's Guide WLG411 - 4 pp (18K)
Self-Esteem, WL206 - 2 pp (31K)
Self-Esteem, Leader's Guide, WLG206 - 4 pp (31K)
Skin Cancer, WL444 - 2 pp (12K)
Skin Cancer, Leader's Guide, WLG444 - 2 pp (24K)
So You're Looking For A Job WL340 - 2 pp (10K)
So You're Looking For A Job, Leader's Guide, WLG340 - 4 pp (21K)
Some Days . . . I Need a Hug! WL201 - 2 pp (13K)
Some Days . . . I Need a Hug! Leader's Guide, WLG201 - 4 pp (22K)
Special Diets Without Too Much Hassle WL128 - 2 pp (14K)
Special Diets Without Too Much Hassle Leader's Guide, WLG128 - 4 pp (30K)
Spreading the Word About Family Child Care WL218 - 2 pp (12K)
Spreading the Word About Family Child Care, Leader's Guide, WLG218 - 4 pp (20K)
Strengthening Healthy Families WL204 - 2 pp (13K)
Strengthening Healthy Families, Leader's Guide, WLG204 - 4 pp (21K)
Supporting the Changing Family, WL 235 - 2 pp (30K)
Stand Up and Deliver: Public Speaking Made Easy
, WL 356 - 2pp (512KB)
Stand Up and Deliver: Public Speaking Made Easy, Leader's Guide, WLG 356 - 4pp (172KB)
Sugar Snap Peas, WP124-99 - 2 pp (135K)
Supporting the Changing Family, Leader's Guide, WLG 235 - 4 pp (37K)
Sustainable Living WL208 - 2 pp (26K)
Sustainable Living, Leader's Guide, WLG208 - 4 pp (32K)
Tackling Tough Community Issues, Leader's Guide, WLG329 4 pp
Tackling Tough Community Issues, WL329 2 pp
Taking a Look at What You See on TV, WL221 - 2 pp (13K)
Taking a Look at What You See on TV, Leader's Guide, WLG221 - 4 pp (22K)
Talking with Your Health Care Provider , WL436 - 2 pp (24K)
Talking with Your Health Care Provider, Leader's Guide, WLG436 - 5 pp (64K)
Teamwork Tune-up: Creating a High Performance Team, WL 355 - 2 pp (100K)
Teamwork Tune-up: Creating a High Performance Team, Leader's Guide, WLG 355 - 4 pp (344K)
Ten Ways to Make Your Life Healthier, WL148 - 2 pp (22K)
Ten Ways to Make Your Life Healthier, Leader's Guide WLG148 - 4 pp (15K)
Tobacco and Cancer, WL445 - 2 pp (12K)
Tobacco and Cancer, Leader's Guide, WLG445 - 4 pp (13K)
Traditions Continue…Spinning a Good Yarn, WL 30 - 2pp (137KB)
Traditions Continue…Spinning a Good Yarn, Leader's Guide, WLG 30 - 4pp (1.2MB)
Traditions Continue Through Basketry
, WL22 - 2 pp (24K)
Traditions Continue Through Basketry, Leader's Guide, WLG22 - 4 pp (222K)
Tradition Continues...What Is a Quilt?, WL23 - 2 pp (279K)
Tradition Continues...What Is a Quilt?, Leader's Guide, WLG23 - 4 pp (123K)
Traditions Continue…Weaving WL19 - 2 pp (146K)
Traditions Continue…Weaving, Leader's Guide, WLG19 - 4 pp (306K)
Trees WV's Renewable Resource, Leader's Guide, WLG171 4 pp
Trees WV's Renewable Resource, WL171 2 pp
Understanding Conflict and Disagreement, WL353 - 2 pp (25K)
Understanding Conflict and Disagreement, Leader's Guide, WLG353 - 4 pp (30K)
Understanding Generations, WL245 - 2 pp (95K)
Understanding Generations, Leader's Guide, WLG245 - 4 pp (188K)
Understanding and Preventing Youth Violence, WL230 - 2 pp (111K)
Understanding and Preventing Youth Violence, Leader's Guide, WLG230 - 4 pp (116K)
Valuing Diversity, WL 351 - 2 pp (106K)
Valuing Diversity, Leader's Guide, WLG 351 - 4 pp (376K)
Valuing Diversity, Leader's Guide, Addendum - 33 pp (703K)
We All Are Different, WL362 - 2pp (12K)
We All Are Different, Leader's Guide, WLG362 - 4pp (31K)
West Virginia Products, WL20 - 2pp (26K)
West Virginia Products, Leader's Guide, WLG20 - 4pp (33K)
The Winning Attitude, WL361 - 2 pp (16K)
The Winning Attitude, Leader's Guide, WLG361 - 4 pp (26K)
Yard Sale Savvy, WL90 - 2 pp (15K)
Yard Sale Savvy, Leader's Guide, WLG90 - 4 pp (22K)
You Can’t Fight Them All: Choose Your Battles Wisely, WL354 - 2 pp (94K)
You Can’t Fight Them All: Choose Your Battles Wisely, Leader's Guide, WLG354 - 4 pp (324K)


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