Committees & Work Groups

 

The Community Education and Dissemination Council has standing and ad hoc committees to help carry out the activities of the Council. Each committee has a chair who facilitates the committee's activities and provides regular updates to the Council Chair and Steering Committee.

 
 

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee consists of CEDC officers, the past Council Chair, active Standing Committee/ad hoc Task Force leaders and other individuals designated by the Council Chair. The group serves as the overall planning body for the Council. The Steering Committee's quarterly conference calls are announced on the Council listserve. Council members are welcome and encouraged to listen in and/or participate in these meetings.

 
 

Steering Committee Minutes

 

12/7/2017

The 'F-words' in Childhood Disability, a Paradigm Shift (MN LEND)

The University of Minnesota's LEND Program hosted keynote speaker Dr. Peter Rosenbaum, M.D., FRCP on November 16, 2017 at the Wesiman Art Museum. His talk centered on the "'F-words' in Childhood Disability". Dr. Rosenbaum spoke to a full auditorium about the importance to reassess our assumptions as healthcare providers toward treating childhood disabilities.

 
 
 

Information Dissemination/Consumer Satisfaction

The role of the Dissemination Committee of the CEDC is to work through CEDC members to widely disseminate CEDC projects/information, and to share information about exemplary outreach training products. The committee is also working on an initiative to expand the focus of the Council to include supporting interests and activities of staff from UCEDDs who are responsible for the dissemination core function.

 
 

Technical Assistance Committee

The role of the Technical Assistance Committee of the CEDC is to plan, implement, and evaluate strategies to facilitate the provision of technical assistance among members. The committee identifies contributors to the "CEDC Tips" which are posted periodically on the CEDC portion of the AUCD website and provide a forum to share helpful information regarding community education and outreach with other UCEDDs. The committee is also working to set-up and facilitate two teleconference calls over the next year on selected topics to provide UCEDDs with a with the opportunity to share experiences, resources and models that exist across the network.

 
 

Nominating/Awards Committee

The role of the Nominating/Awards Committee is to nominate individuals to fill CEDC offices and make recommendations for recipients of the annual AUCD awards.

 
 

Training Symposium Planning Committee

The role of the Training Symposium Planning Committee is to plan, coordinate, and evaluate an annual Training Symposium to address identified needs of CEDC members. The symposium is offered at the AUCD Conference and is planned in collaboration with representatives from several other AUCD Councils, committees and/or task forces.

 
 

AUCD Training Symposia