Families: Collaboration and Leadership Program

April 26, 2011 in Education & Outreach
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers, and

Families: Collaboration and Leadership Program

Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program

Gallaudet University, Washington, DC

This is a 6-course (18 credit) graduate certificate program that provides professionals with current evidence-based knowledge and skills for working with families and their very young children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The content and teaching of this program is interdisciplinary and focuses on: professional and ethical practices, communication and language(s), families, and developmental assessment and programming. All courses will be co-taught by two professionals from different disciplines.

Candidates will acquire leadership, advocacy and collaboration skills that promote age and developmentally appropriate outcomes for infants and toddlers. Upon satisfaction of program requirements candidates will receive a certificate of completion.

COURSES INCLUDE:

Socio-Cultural and Political Contexts for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and their Families

May 20-June 3, 2011: online/on-campus hybrid (on-campus May 20-23

and continuing online May 24-June 3)

Developing Communication, Language and Cognitition in Deaf/Hard of Hearing Infants and Toddlers

June 6-July 29, 2011, online

Leadership Perspectives on Families with Deaf or Hard of Hearing Infants and Toddlers: Their Cultures

and Communities

Fall 2011, online (dates TBA)

Strategies for Implementing Language and Communication Plans for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants

and Toddlers

Spring 2012, online (dates TBA)

A Developmental Approach to Programming for Infants and Toddlers and their Families

May 2012 , online/on-campus hybrid (dates TBA)

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

http://www.gallaudet.edu/Documents/Academic/GSPP/Families_education.pdf

ITF@GALLAUDET.EDU

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