LEND program

Are you a parent or sibling of an individual with intellectual/developmental disabilities? You may be a candidate as a LEND Family Specialist in the 2023-2024 Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities

The Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD) is having a learning session for people interested in the LEND Program, one of 60 LEND Interdisciplinary Leadership Training Programs nationwide funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the Federal Government. LEND Program Family Discipline Trainees graduate with competencies required by family leaders and advocates in the field of developmental disabilities.

LEND provides:

  • Two-semester training experience (Thursdays 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., from Sept.-May) Interdisciplinary training including health care trainees, family members and self-advocates
  • Curriculum includes: Building advocacy and leadership skills, family-professional collaboration, family-directed practices and policy development.
  • Stipend support
  • Information Session hosted on Zoom

Learn about the role of Family Specialist in the LEND program at a panel hosted by Karen Millman and Mariela Adams.

Date: Feb. 28, 2023

Time: 7 p.m.

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/99140408126?pwd=RmkwcDdMMVBKMXE0QTVPZFJMNW04Zz09

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