Georgetown University Certificate in Early Intervention Celebrates the Accomplishments of the Sixth Cohort of Participants! (Georgetown UCEDD)

July 18, 2018

The Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development honored the students who completed the 2017-2018 program with a celebration on June 15, 2018. The event was part of a day-long conference hosted by the Georgetown University Center for Excellance in Developmental Disabilities, the DC Developmental Disability Council, University Legal Services, the P & A for the District of Columbia, and the Quality Trust. 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 speaker for this years conference was Randy Feroruk , OTD who presented Early Intervention for Infants and Young Children: Focus on Sensory, Feeding, and Behavior to a capacity crowd! The conference also highlights the success of the Certificate Program participants.

The 2018 Birthday Award was presented to Danielle Shea for her poster Strong Start DC Service Coordinators Perceptions of Implementing the Routines Based Interview. The 2018 Geraldine P. Waldorf, Making a Difference Award was presented to Michelle Hawkins for her decades of advocacy on behalf of children and families in the District of Columbia.

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 2018-2019 academic year.