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Family and Child Development


These Extension programs are designed for families who are seeking to improve everyday communication among family members. They emphasize skill building for improving family communication and interaction and are not a replacement for families who need counseling or therapy to deal with their family problems. Everyday communication helps to strengthen or weaken personal relationships. PeopleTALK: Enhancing Your Relationships is an educational resource designed to strengthen relationships among family members and other persons important to each other, related or not. It could be friends, co-workers, community members, and family members, too. FamilyTALK: Making It Work and Basic Family Communication are created specifically for families who are seeking to improve their skills in communicating with each other.