The mission of the Extension Human Development specialty is to maximize the psychological, social, physical, and emotional well-being of Indiana residents. Extension Human Development provides non-formal educational opportunities that increase knowledge, influence attitudes, teach skills, inspire aspirations, and encourage behavior changes. Programs and resources are available in the following areas:
Extension approaches education from a human development standpoint by focusing on the interactions of children, adults, and families and the positive and negative situations in which they live. Through relevant and meaningful educational programs and resources, Extension works to improve challenging situations and strengthen positive ones.