Lead. Participate. Advocate. NH-ME LEND Program at UMaine Now Accepting Applications

Trainee applications are now available for the 201​6-201​7​ New Hampshire-Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (NH-ME LEND) Program​ ​at the University of Maine. The NH-ME LEND program provides graduate​-​level interdisciplinary training for students and professionals from diverse disciplines, including developmental pediatrics, early childhood education, social work, psychology, occupational therapy, health management and policy, and speech language pathology. Competitive scholarships are available for qualified applicants.

Maine trainees in the NH-ME LEND Program register at the University of Maine and participate in the weekly LEND seminar through the use of eLearning and videoconferencing technology at the University of New Hampshire and the University of Maine. This rigorous 10-month curriculum follows the academic calendar and includes coursework and hands-on experiences with faculty, families, community partners and legislators. Program activities include leadership development, clinical training, continuing education/technical assistance, research and cultural competency field work.

For more information about the program, please contact Susan Russell, M.S., UMaine Training Coordinator at srussell@maine.edu or call 207.581.1381.

To apply to the NH-ME LEND Trainee Program please complete the online application.

For more information about the NH-ME LEND Trainee Program download the New Hampshire-Maine LEND brochure (PDF) and the New Hampshire-Maine LEND FAQs (PDF).