Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Training and Education at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Training and education activities at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center aim to present researchers, professionals, organizations and the community with the latest knowledge obtained through scientific and clinical research.

Training Events

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Events Calendar

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Clinical Training

Clinical training activities and programs associated with and available through the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center.

Community Training

Training programs for those working and living in the community, including training for businesses and educators.

Graduate to Mid-Career Fellowship Opportunities

Graduate to Mid-Career Fellowship Opportunities from

Research and Academic Training

An array of advanced research training opportunities associated with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. The Center has a distinguished record of training behavioral and biomedical scientists

Vanderbilt Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND)

Training Program prepares graduate- and post graduate-level health professionals in 13 disciplines to assume leadership roles to serve children with neurodevelopmental and related disabilities.

More Training Opportunities

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND)

Leadership training for advanced graduate students and post-graduate professionals representing the fields of audiology, speech and language pathology, social work, psychology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, pediatrics, health administration, special education, nutrition, dentistry, and nursing.

Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)

Training through the VKC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)

Autism (TRIAD)

Training through the VKC Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD)


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