We offer a variety of trainings across our region with our CYSHCN Network Partners to empower parents. Check out our front page for already scheduled trainings. Call Allison at 715-261-1933 or us the Contact Us form to discuss your training needs in more detail. A one-page description of these trainings is available here.
Trainings for Parents & Families
Youth Health Transition
Build Your Bridge: Moving from Child to Adult Health Care Available as an in person training: Introduce and discuss when to start thinking about health care transition to adult care providers as well as offers helpful tools and resources.
Bridging the Gap Available as an in person training: An overview of youth health transition with information tailored to different, mixed audiences (e.g., parents, teachers, nurses, etc.).
What’s After High School? Available as an in person training: A broad overview of the transition to adult life for youth with disabilities and special health care needs and includes the following topics: envisioning a youth’s future; post-secondary concerns; long-term supports; transitioning to adult health care; legal considerations; and supported decision making. Also available as a webcast at: www.familyvoiceswi.org/learn/
Care Mapping Available as an in person training: A hands-on opportunity to create a care map that illustrates your family’s strengths. It communicates both the big picture and the small details of all of the resources needed to support your child and family.
Coordinating Your Child’s Healthcare Available as a webcast at: www.familyvoiceswi.org/learn/ Help you partner with your child’s care team. It explains the concepts of care coordination, a medical home and integrated health care for every child. You’ll learn about tools, like Care Mapping and Shared Plans of Care, to help you keep up with all of the changes in your child’s world.
Did You Know? Now You Know! Available as an in person training: An overview of private and public health insurance benefits, community supports and services and other resources for children with special health needs and/or disabilities. Also available as a webcast at: www.familyvoiceswi.org/learn/
Partnering with Your Child’s Doctor Available as an in person training: Learn about tools/strategies to help you build a Medical Home (a trusting partnership between you, your child and your pediatric health care team) for all children & youth, including those with special health care needs.
Parent to Parent
Support Parent Training Available as an in person training: Prepares parents of children with special health care needs to be Support Parents for Parent to Parent of Wisconsin. Support Parents offer informational and emotional support to another parent raising a child with similar needs.