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Continuing Education Opportunities


Are you interested in becoming a leader in the field of developmental disabilities and /or Autism Spectrum Disorder? If you are in one of the following disciplines (special education, education, social work, psychology, nursing, speech-language pathology, audiology, occupational therapy, medicine, family, or public health), and interested in making a difference in positive systems change in Alaska, 
please read below.


Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND)

The goal of the Alaska LEND program is to improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents with autism and other developmental disabilities.

LEND offers graduate-level, interdisciplinary leadership training for individuals committed to providing family-centered, community-based, coordinated  health care and related services.

LEND focuses on systems change, cultural competence, policy and evidence-based practices.

Making a difference...

  • Are you interested in becoming a leader in the field of developmental disabilities and /or Autism Spectrum Disorder?  
  • Do you want to gain leadership skills and develop interdisciplinary networks to grow your influence in your field?

Please share this information with those you think may be interested. We are now recruiting Fellows for the 2017-2018 Alaska LEND Without Walls Program. 

Fellows receive a workforce credential and a stipend for completing LEND. All required travel is paid by the grant. UAA Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) credits are available, 3 per semester.


Eligibility Criteria

You have long-term professional leadership goals focused in developmental disabilities and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder in Alaska, and meet one of the four education/experience descriptions below:

a) Baccalaureate degree and enrolled in a graduate program in one of the following disciplines:nursing, public health, social work, psychology, special education, education, speech language pathology, occupational therapy, or medicine.

-OR-
b) Graduate degree in one of the following disciplines: nursing, public health, social work, psychology, special education, education, speech language pathology, audiology, occupational therapy, or medicine. 
-OR-
c) Baccalaureate degree and at least 5 years of experience with increasing professional responsibilities in the field of developmental and related disabilities.
-OR-
d) A parent or family member of a child with a developmental disability.

Application deadline is April 1, 2017.

Please visit the following website for more information: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/academics/college-of-health/departments/center-for-human-development/lend/index.cshtml

 


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