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Family Discipline Trainee LEND Program Seeking Applicants

The University of Tennessee Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities (BCDD) is seeking applicants for a Family Discipline Trainee in the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND)  program for Fall, 2016.  The LEND program is funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), a part of Health and Human Services (HHS).  Each year the BCDD program faculty recruits and selects emerging leaders from multiple universities and disciplines throughout the country.  

The qualified applicant will be a parent or family member of a person with a developmental disability and will participate in didactic and clinical experiences, volunteer/community opportunities, and potentially a research project.   A time commitment of about 20 hours per week for four months, beginning in August, 2016 and finishing in December, 2016, is required.  Hours will be fulfilled on site at the Boling Center, in community, and in the home setting.  A Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, is required.   

Please submit a current resume and a cover letter indicating your reason for applying to Jenness Roth, Family Faculty Coordinator, at or to 711 Jefferson Ave., Memphis, TN  38105.  If you have any questions, please call Jenness at 901-448-3737.

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