Welcome to the Human Development Center (HDC) at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire! The HDC is an interprofessional program that provides behavioral health and educational support services to individuals, families, and schools from western Wisconsin. The HDC is a unique program in that we offer high impact and meaningful clinical training experiences to UWEC undergraduate and graduate students from multiple disciplines, while, at the same time, offer high quality clinical services to the community.
Appropriately credentialed faculty supervisors and student clinicians represent the following professional areas:
- Education and Learning
- Family Assessment and Social Work
- Family Nursing
- School Psychology
- Special Education
- Speech Language Pathology (Communication Sciences and Disorders)
The HDC sponsors three clinical programs:
Interdisciplinary Assessment Clinic: Student clinicians from multiple areas provide comprehensive evaluations for children, adolescents, and young adults.
Psychological Services Center: Student clinicians from the university’s highly regarded School Psychology Graduate Program provide assessment, intervention, and consultation services to children, adolescents, and young adults.
Academic Intervention Clinic: Student clinicians provide school-aged children and adolescents with educational supports in the areas of math, reading, and written language.[AMI1]
The HDC also sponsors research programs and provides consultation and professional development programming in the areas of academic assessment and intervention, behavioral health, and child and school psychology. The HDC is located on the first floor of the Human Sciences and Services building.