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  • WVU CED Awarded National Training Grant

    Thursday, January 7, 2021

    The West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities (WVU CED) was awarded a national training grant to implement Project SCOPE: Supporting Children of the OPioid Epidemic (SCOPE). Project SCOPE is a training initiative intended to identify and train practitioners in current and emerging knowledge and evidence-based promising practices in screening, monitoring, and care for children diagnosed with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) or neonatal opiate withdrawal syndrome (NOWS), or who are suspected of being impacted by opioid use and related trauma exposure. The CED has received funding to implement this national training initiative using the Project ECHO ™ virtual professional development model. Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a collaborative model of education and care management that empowers clinicians to implement best practices wherever they live. The ECHO model™ increases access to rural and underserved areas by providing knowledge and support.

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  • Holiday fundraiser for youth who have aged out of foster care

    Tuesday, November 24, 2020

    Do you have room for one more on your Holiday list this year? The MODIFY Program with West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities (WVU CED) is accepting donations for Holiday gifts to be given to youth ages 17-23 who have aged out of foster care.

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  • CED Mask Challenge and PPE Kit Distribution

    Tuesday, November 10, 2020

    The #CEDMaskChallenge is a photo campaign where everyone can show off their masks. To participate, take a selfie or have someone take a picture of you wearing your mask. Then post it to your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account and make sure to use the #CEDMaskChallenge.

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  • Dress for Success Career Workshops

    Tuesday, November 10, 2020

    Dress for Success: Career Workshops

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