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Call for Applications: GULEND Program

Friday, September 10 - Friday, June 17, 2022

Contact: Toby Long   longt@georgetown.edu  

Sponsored by: Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development

https://gucchd.georgetown.edu/gu-lend.php

The Maternal and Child Health Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program at Georgetown University (GULEND) prepares trainees from a wide variety of professional disciplines, families, and self-advocates to assume leadership roles and to ensure high levels of interdisciplinary clinical competence in the field of developmental disabilities.

The GULEND program emphasizes

The characteristics, etiology, and life course of children with neurodevelopmental and related disabilities
Providing interdisciplinary services within the child’s natural environment, including the family, community, school
Cultural competency and family-centered services;
Life course and social determinants of health; Team based, systems of care delivery Leadership and communication skills

GULEND faculty are national and international leaders in the disability field. Trainees participate in didactic, clinical, community, and scholarly experiences.

GULEND trainees represent the following disciplines: Psychology, Family Medicine, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Policy, Family, Self-Advocacy, Social Work, Special Education, Speech-Language Pathology.

GULEND graduates assume leadership positions in service provision, public health, public policy, academia, and advocacy.

GULEND is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 cohort. Please contact Toby Long with any questions or to receive an application: longt@georgetown.edu

The 2021-2022 program year is from September 10, 2021 through June 17, 2022. Trainees participate in GULEND for 10 hours/week from September through June. A generous stipend is provided.


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