Community Education and Information Dissemination
The USC UCEDD offers a wide variety of community education opportunities, in partnership with other local, state and national agencies and organizations. We disseminate information on best practices and emerging issues that impact people with disabilities and their families to other UCEDDs nationwide, as well as to local and state agencies, policy-makers, service providers, families, community organizations, researchers, universities and other training programs.
Instructional program offered by the UCEDD that is designed to advance an individual’s academic or professional credentials and takes place in an academic setting or program.
Professional Training Programs
Birth to Five Mental Health Training
Seminar(s) or courses of instruction offered by a UCEDD that:
(1) serve to maintain professional credentials;
(2) encourage professionals to expand their knowledge base and stay up-to-date on new developments; and
(3) offer certificates of completion or CEUs (or their equivalents).
Olga Solomon, PhD, Director of Community Education, Information Dissemination and Technical Assistance
Wesley Witherspoon, USC UCEDD Consumer Advocate