University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Iowa Family Leadership Training Institute

Parents and primary caregivers of children ages 3 to 19 with special health care needs are invited to participate in a special leadership training. The goals of this training are to:

  • Understand how to work with partners
  • Become aware of one's own path to leadership
  • Discover strategies for advocacy
  • Prepare a Community Service Project

Cost is $100 per person. Scholarships are available.

Four in-person training sessions will be held in Ames:

  • March 6-7, 2020
  • April 3-4, 2020
  • May 1-2, 2020
  • May 30, 2020

Click here to apply online.

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Upcoming Evening Sessions

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6pm-8pm

  • Finding Evidence based Resources
  • How to Create a Care Notebook

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