Long-term trainees

Each year, the URLEND training program admits a core group of long-term trainees who complete 300 hours of URLEND experiences. Stipends are provided for long-term trainees.

Professional trainees come from the following disciplines:

Other disciplines may be considered in special circumstances.

Long term trainees also included:

Autism-Enhanced (AE) Training

Trainees who have completed the long-term URLEND training program may apply for the URLEND-AE program to receive increased training related to Autism. Trainees are required to complete 150 hours and receive a stipend.

Medium-term trainees

Medium-term trainees who complete 40-299 hours are also considered for participation in the URLEND program. Medium-term trainees may come from any of the disciplines noted above. Medium-term trainees are not provided a stipend.

How to Apply

Please click on the link below for the program you wish to apply:
Trainee in a professional discipline
Community trainee
Family member or Individual with a disability please contact Gina Pola-Money at

Application deadline:  March 15th
Openings may be available after this date.  Please contact Gretchen Peacock ( to inquire.