NH-ME LEND Begins Its Year

September 15, 2017

2017-2018 NH-ME LEND Cohort

Originally Published in the UNH College of Health & Human Services September Newsletter

NH-ME Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program trainees and faculty recenty had a kick-off "Meet and Greet" on 9/8 at the Elliott Alumni Center. LEND trainees are selected from a variety of disciplines at UNH, University of Maine, and community settings to participate in this 300-hour graduate-level, interdisciplinary, leadership training program. 

The 20 LEND faculty members (from 12 disciplines) are from Dartmouth College, UNH, UMaine, and community settings-disciplines include: early childhood education/special education, family discipline, genetics, health management & policy, nutrition, occupational therapy, developmental pediatrics, physical therapy, psychology, public health, social work, and speech-language pathology. 

CHHS students include: OT: Kelsey Madea, Briana Hartford, Lauren Beaudoin; Comm Dis: Savanah Lacasse, Sarah Lipincott, Megan Rounds; Social Work: Monica McKinney, Jesse Burdwood, Rebecca Searles, Christine Terrelonge, Zachary Wormell. 

The NH-ME LEND Program has a 26-year history of providing graduate level, interdisciplinary leadership training in developmental disabilities. LEND trainees receive a competitive stipend for their participation. LEND recruitment for the 2019 cohort will begin in December 2017.  

For more information contact LEND Training Director, Betsy Humphreys or visit: http://www.mchlend.unh.edu