Welcome to the GU Early Intervention Professional Development Center 

Providers of services and supports to young children and their families need a resource to keep up with changes in practice and new information that supports their work. 

This site is produced by the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development and provides resources, information, training opportunities, and discussions on contemporary practices in early childhood intervention, birth through 5 years of age, to enhance your ability to provide state of the art early childhood services and supports. 

Navigate through our many training resources, community program pages, distance learning opportunities, and resources. Get on the mailing list to keep up with new training and resources. We are just getting started with this site so check back frequently for updates.

Graduate Education Of Related Service Providers at Georgetown and George Washington Universities in Early Intervention(GEORGE)

Georgetown University, George Washington University, and Catholic University of America are partners in a new training program for early childhood intervention provider professions including teachers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech and language pathologists. Students in GEORGE take the Georgetown University Certificate in Early Intervention in their last year of their professional program and complete a 4-week mentored practicum in a community early intervention setting. Students receive tuition support and a generous stipend.

GEORGE trains interdisciplinary team members to be highly effective and highly qualified early childhood practitioners to meet the needs of children with developmental delays and disabilities. GEORGE is offered to students during the final year of their professional preparation program. Students participate in the Georgetown University Certificate in Early Intervention along with their professional preparation course work. Completing both the professional degree program and the Certificate program at the same time prepares new graduates to be an evidenced based service providers, leaders, and advocates for infants, toddlers and young children with disabilities or delays. Certificate program tuition support and a generous stipend are provided to those qualified students! Training includes coursework and a practicum experience with mentorship specifically designed to promote comprehensive, evidence-based, family-centered, culturally and linguistically competent, interdisciplinary services and supports for vulnerable children and their families while completing your professional program.

Applications Open March 27- May 1, 2018 for September 2018 start. Notification of accepted students by May 15th. Read More

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Earn your Certificate in Early Intervention

The GU Certificate in Early Intervention (GU CEI) will teach you the critical skills needed to:

  • Provide contemporary evidence based services and support;
  • Work collaboratively with families to design responsive functional outcomes and program plans;
  • Support team members to serve children and families in an integrated and comprehensive system of care.
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See our Global Intitiatives page for some great info on what Dr. Long has been up to! Hint- check out the link to TV debut.

Check out new information for Home Visitors

New Product! Early Childhood Intervention Resource List. Check it out here

Strong Start Service Guidelines for Serving Children with Motor Delay and Disability now available. More to come- check out our Service Guideline page.

Access the recording on the Strong Start Extended IFSP Option here

Join the discussion on our blog, EI Talk http://guprofdev.wordpress.com/