Fall Trainings

Bridging the Gap focused on Mental Health: An overview of youth health transition with information tailored to mixed audiences (e.g., parents, teachers, nurses, etc.) with focus on mental health concerns. Co-presented with the Western Regional Center. A 20-minute video to watch before the training is here. Flyer

  • Thursday, October 28, 6-7 PM

What’s After High School?-from Family Voices of Wisconsin: A broad overview of the transition to adult life for youth with disabilities and special health care needs. Includes: envisioning a youth’s future; post-secondary concerns; long-term supports; transitioning to adult health care; legal considerations; and supported decision making. This is an abbreviated online version of the training for families to get their questions answered. Flyer

  • Tuesday, November 2, 5- 6 PM. This will be an overview of the full in-person training which can also be viewed online here.

Registration for the trainings above is here.  You will be sent the Zoom link after you register and a reminder closer to the training date. You can register up until the time of the training. Contact us if you have any other questions. 715-261-1906 or specialneedsinfo@co.marathon.wi.us


Did You Know? Now You Know! explains resources and services for children with disabilities and special health care needs from birth through young adulthood. Learn about programs and services available, health insurance options, parent supports, and other long-term supports for your child and family. Topics include: Medicaid, Children’s Long-Term Support programs, resources, respite, partnering with your doctor and more.

 

Upcoming Trainings and Conferences

Here is a list of upcoming conferences and training. If a child receives CLTS, parents may utilize funds for training from the Children’s Long Term Support waiver by contacting their county Support and Service Coordinator. Many conferences also offer parent scholarships and we can also assist you in getting to these important events through scholarships for hotel and mileage. Give us a call at 715-261-1906. 

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Upcoming events in Oneida County

Connect with other families, gather resources, and learn from our trainings. Don’t have time to attend one of the trainings? Drop in and grab some resources. Contact our office ahead of time if you need specific resources and we will make you a packet. Flyer here


Tuesday, August 10, 2021: come when you can or stay for “Did You Know? Now You Know!” – explains resources and services for children with disabilities and special health care needs from birth through young adulthood. Learn about health insurance and how to best use your benefits, Medicaid, and long-term supports. Topics include Medicaid, Children’s Long-Term Supports, prior authorizations and appealing a Medicaid denial, respite, partnering with your doctor, and more.  A recording of the full training is also on the Family Voices of Wisconsin website here

11 AM- 1 PM Minocqua Park

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Did You Know? Now You Know!

10295 WI-70, Minocqua, WI 54548 

Map: goo.gl/maps/WC3XFXqXMBsktF4t7

 

4:30-7 PM Rhinelander Pioneer Park

5:30-6:30 PM Did You Know? Now You Know!

Pavillion #2 (near the playground)

goo.gl/maps/TrYUqDWwvxWTEgy57


Thursday, August 19, 2021: come when you can or attend the C.A.R.E. Series workshops– Assembling a Care Notebook and Exploring Care Mapping. Assembling a Care Notebook is a short session on how to create a ready resource that contains pertinent information for your child and their caretakers. Exploring Care Mapping lets you design a care map for your family which will serve to show others at a glance all of the people and resources supporting your child’s development.

11 AM- 1 PM Rhinelander Pioneer Park

11:30 AM- 12:30 PM C.A.R.E. Series workshops

Pavillion #2 (near the playground)

goo.gl/maps/TrYUqDWwvxWTEgy57

 

4:30-7 PM Minocqua Park

5:30-6:30 PM C.A.R.E. Series workshops

10295 WI-70

Minocqua, WI 54548 

Map: goo.gl/maps/WC3XFXqXMBsktF4t7


We will have all these events in open-air pavilions with plenty of space to social distance and COVID-19 precautions appreciated. Everyone is welcome but registration for training is appreciated. Gas cards are available for mileage reimbursement if you pre-register. We will need insurance information and you will need to fill out a very brief scholarship form. You can register here. 

Contact us at 715-261-1906 or via email at specialneedsinfo@co.marathon.wi.us to register or questions.

Are You TELE-Ready?

Making the Most of Your Child’s Telehealth Visits
Are You Tele-Ready? is a training to get families comfortable with telehealth visits. We will cover:
• Getting connected
• What you’ll need to “see” the provider
• Steps to take to get ready and tools to help make your visit successful
• Advocating for the best telehealth visits for your child
• Resources to help find low-cost devices and Internet services

When: Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 11:30 – 12:30
Where: Join the session using your computer, iPad or smartphone. We’ll be using Zoom video conferencing or listen using your phone.
Register at: marathonwi.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5jyDwMpB3OyLAwe
After registering, you’ll get a Zoom link and phone number to participate.
Questions: Email Allison at Allison.Lourash@co.marathon.wi.us

4-6-21 Telehealth Training Flyer

Connect & Share

Information from previous sessions

  • Feb 24 at 12:30 PM: Updates from the Northern Regional Center- learn about our favorite new resources. Recording available here:  youtu.be/mpOjlOTUbO0
  • March 10 at 7 PM: Scholl Community Impact Group and Camp Awesum: Learn about the equine programs and other opportunities available in Winchester, WI as well as Camp Awesum Family Camp this summer. An abbreviated recording is here: youtu.be/XLoEUTI2Mx0. Information on camps is also available here. 
  • May 26 at 12:30: Come learn about 4-H groups in your area and how they include children with disabilities. The video discusses 4-H as well as camps youtu.be/EMgZCwYYYV4
  • March 24 at 12:30 PM How to Conference: attending a conference or training for the first time can be intimidating. Come learn more about attending conferences as a parent, what to expect, and how to make the most of the time. We will also share upcoming opportunities and funding available to attend educational events to support your children. View at: youtu.be/NhXN5OCTbzM
  • April 8 at 7 PM: What programs are available to help pay for technology and telecommunications? Come learn more about “TEPP”, TAP, and Lifeline programs. Info on the ABC for Health website: safetyweb.org/healthwatchwi/TLC.html 
  • April 28: Child Psychiatry Consultation Program: youtu.be/FD6icX8zByI There is also a handout with more information here