MI-LEND is an interdisciplinary leadership training program that trains emerging leaders with the goal of improving the health of infants, children, and adolescents with or at risk for neurodevelopmental disabilities and other special health care needs. MI-LEND trainees must have completed their undergraduate degree and be enrolled or have completed a graduate program in the Maternal Child Health professions.
To apply or for more information go to https://ddi.wayne.edu/milendapp
Skills and Experiences
MI-LEND trainees must have completed their undergraduate
degree and be enrolled in or have completed a graduate
program in the Maternal Child Health professions (audiology,
dentistry, genetic counseling, health administration, medicine,
nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy,
psychology, social work, special education, speech-language
pathology). Self-advocates and family members of children
with disabilities and other special health care needs are also
encouraged to apply.
Program requirements for the 2020-2021 Cohort year include:
- Completion of a minimum of 300 hours of combined didactic, clinical, and community/family experiences.
- Active participation in 14, 90-minute didactic Zoom sessions (starting September 2019).
- Six (6) face-to-face sessions (9:30 AM - 5:00 PM).
- Completion of learning modules and activities throughout the year.