Sara Gilvary

BS, St. Lawrence University. MS, Sarah Lawrence College. Course director, thesis advisor, and formerly director of clinical training at Sarah Lawrence College, she is also on the faculty of New York Medical College where she is involved in the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program. After completing her MS in human genetics from Sarah Lawrence College, she worked as a clinical supervisor certified genetic counselor for New York University Langone Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital. SLC, 2011-

Graduate Courses

Human Genetics 2020-2021

Disability Service Learning

Graduate Seminar—Fall

The Disability Service Learning course and practicum broadly covers contemporary topics of disability. Through guest speakers, panels, and internships, students gain an understanding of the impact of disability; improved communication skills with individuals, families, and service providers; and an increased awareness of the contributions that genetic counseling can make to persons with or without disabilities.

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Case Management Practicum

Graduate Seminar—Spring

The Case Management Practicum utilizes a standardized patient model to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate and assess their skill levels in competencies necessary for the practice of genetic counseling. Students participate in prepared role-playing exercises, followed by class discussion and feedback. The course structure allows students to demonstrate competence in key skills, assess their own strengths and weaknesses and those of their peers, and formulate a plan for addressing areas needing improvement.

Faculty

Previous Courses

Case Management Practicum

Graduate Seminar—Spring

The Case Management Practicum utilizes a standardized patient model to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate and assess their skill levels in competencies necessary for the practice of genetic counseling. Students participate in prepared role-playing exercises, followed by class discussion and feedback. The course structure allows students to demonstrate competence in key skills; assess their own strengths and weaknesses and those of their peers; and formulate a plan for addressing areas needing improvement.

Faculty