Meeting the diverse needs of children with disabilities and their families requires leaders with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to design, implement, and sustain major system reform and ensure improvements in service delivery systems. Administration and Leadership in Early Intervention focuses on the knowledge, skills and attitudes of leaders who successfully promote contemporary practices for individuals with disabilities and their families. Topics include the strategies and tools necessary to facilitate systems change, transformational leadership practices, collaborative decision-making, value clarification, the unauthorized leadership framework, and the functional characteristics of a system of care approach to service delivery.
By the end of the course, successful students will be able to:
- Describe the characteristics of leadership
- Articulate leadership's core values and what has influenced them
- Define the system of care approach to service delivery
- Understand strategies to overcome challenges and demonstrate leadership
Enrollment in this course is restricted. Students must submit an application and be accepted into the Certificate in Early Intervention in order to register for this course.
Current Georgetown students must create an application using their Georgetown NetID and password. New students will be prompted to create an account.
Administration and Leadership in Early Intervention is an online course, however there is a one day in person class that is required and will be schedule by the instructor with student input. Attendance is required to fulfill the requirements and receive credit. Registered program participants must log in to Blackboard to access the course.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Certificate in Early Intervention : Required