Outreach Programming

Faculty, staff, and students in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) support and maintain a number of outreach programs on and off campus.

Child Development Lab School
Child Welfare Research and Training Project
Early Childhood Education Practice
Financial Counseling Clinic
Partners in Prevention Science Institute


Human Sciences Extension and Outreach provides research-based information and education to help families make decisions that improve their lives. As the outreach arm of the College of Human Sciences, faculty and staff work together with specialists located across Iowa’s 99 counties to translate university research to practice for local individuals, families, employers, and communities. 

Visit the Human Sciences Extension and Outreach website for resources, virtual trainings, and more.