Advanced Medium Term trainees enroll in either Seminar I or Seminar II; selection of the seminar to attend is based on individual training goals in consultation with the faculty mentor. Trainees participate in the Family Mentorship Experience and are required to observe at least 2 LEND Interdisciplinary Clinics and 2 Clinics at Children Hospital of Richmond. Trainees also investigate public policy initiatives as they apply to children and youth with disabilities and their families, either through attendance at the annual Disability Policy Forum in Washington, DC or through state and national learning opportunities about policy in action. Clinical or work experience involving Childhood Neurodevelopmental Disabilities obtained as part of the trainee’s primary degree or post-graduate training program may account for up to 25 of the required 150 hours.
Length of Time: Completed in 1 academic year.
Who Should Apply: Work in a Va-LEND Discipline, Family or Self Advocate.