National Leadership Institute on Developmental Disabilities - Winter 2019

Date: 10/2018

Applications for the University of Delaware's National Leadership Institute on Developmental Disabilities, to be held this winter (Jan. 27 – Feb. 1, 2019) will be accepted through Dec. 5, 2018. Applications completed by Nov. 19 are eligible for an early-bird rate!

This week-long, intensive leadership development program is designed for current executive-level leaders and emerging leaders. Participants may work in areas of management or program leadership in organizations that provide, advocate for, or fund supports for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families.

The focus of the Leadership Institute is on assessing and strengthening leadership skills, setting organizational direction, and understanding the future of the intellectual/developmental disabilities field. Institute participants come away with demonstrated leadership ability and a firm grasp of the skills and values critical for quality, individualized supports.

Participants will learn the skills needed to:

  • Succeed in leadership challenges unique to the developmental disabilities field today;
  • Manage and sustain person-centered, values-based transformational change;
  • Build and sustain positive organizational culture at all levels.
  • Challenge the status quo through risk-taking; and,
  • Set and achieve ambitious goals for yourself and your organization.

A highlight of the course for past participants has been the relationships that are built over the week-long experience. Participants will leave with a network of colleagues and enduring relationships with some of the most influential leaders in the field.

Applications are due by December 5, 2018.

For more information, visit the Leadership Institute page on the University of Delaware website.

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