In 2015 the Purdue University Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance implemented campus-wide policies related to programs involving minors. These policies are designed to ensure the protection of minors who participate in any University-supported program or activity. Purdue Extension programs across the State of Indiana are included in this policy.
The following resources are designed to help Purdue Extension staff and volunteers comply with the University polices related to training for programs involving minors and for registering a program involving youth with the University.
Start by reading the operating procedures and watching the following introductory webinar:
Examples for completing the minors registration form:
Sample youth participant enrollment form (ANR, CD, or HHS programs only; 4-H see 4-H Online):
If you are responsible for organizing enrollment for a program involving youth participants, the sample enrollment form contains required waivers and information that will help you fulfill the requirements of section X of Purdue’s policy for programs involving minors.
Printed materials and recording form for use with volunteers unable to complete the online training (For use with all program areas except 4-H):