GU Certificate in Early Intervention Celebrates 5th Successful Year! (Georgetown UCEDD)

June 27, 2017

The GU Certificate in Early Intervention program honored the students who completed the 2016-2017 s program with a gala luncheon on June 16, 2017. The event was part of a day-long conference hosted by the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. Participants included alumni, faculty, and service providers from the DC area. The day-long conference and celebration is the culminating activity for the Certificate Program. The conference highlights nationally known speakers discussing contemporary topics related to children with disabilities. The conference also highlights the success of the Certificate Program participants. The 2017 Birthday Award was presented to Liran Loar, Dina Reed, Michelle Schaefer, and Catherine Snider for their poster An Evaluation of Coaching as an Interaction Style in Early Intervention Family and Caregiver Perspectives.

The Certificate in Early Intervention prepares evidence-based service providers and professional leaders to advocate for infants, toddlers, and young children with disabilities or delays to receive community-based services and supports. For more information on this ten-month program, click here. Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 academic year.