Here are a list of upcoming conferences and trainings. Parents may utilize funds if their child is on the CLTS waiver by contacting their county Support and Service Coordinator. Many conferences offer parent scholarships and we can also assist you in getting to these important events through scholarships for hotel and mileage.
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
Information from sessions
- What’s Up in the Northwoods? Highlighting services and providers in rural areas.
- 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
- No One Gave us a Manual- How To’s for families navigating multiple systems and having to learn processes
- 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
- Stump the Experts: What are families struggling with and who can help.
- April 28: Child Psychiatry Consultation Program: youtu.be/FD6icX8zByI There is also a handout with more information here.
C.A.R.E. Series- Requesting a Shared Plan of Care & Exploring Care Mapping
A free workshop for families and caregivers
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:30-8:30 PM
Via Zoom video/phone conferencing
Requesting a Shared Plan of Care: Learn more about the benefits of a Shared Plan of Care, which is a summary of your child’s medical and non-medical information as well as your family’s strengths and goals.
Exploring Care Mapping: Design a care map for your family which will serve to share with others. Care Maps can communicate both the big picture and the small details of all of the resources needed to support your child and family.
Register here. You will be sent an email with the Zoom information before the training.
Materials for the training are on the Wisconsin Medical Home Initiative website.
Families can request print materials to be mailed as part of registration.
Build Your Bridge: Moving from Child to Adult Health Care
This is a free presentation and conversation to help guide families through the transition from child-centered to adult health care systems. Youth and families are often overwhelmed and under-prepared for the transition to adult health care. This presentation will introduce and discuss when to start thinking about health care transition as well as provide helpful tools and resources.
As a result of participating in this presentation we hope you will:
• Understand what youth health care transition is and why it is important.
• Identify activities in daily life where transition occurs.
• Apply tools and resources to take an active role in the health care transition process.
• Start a health transition action plan
Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 7:30-8:30 PM or
Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 8:30-9:30 AM
You can register at: tinyurl.com/y48upo72. Contact the Northern Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs at 715-261-1906 with any questions. We will email you instructions on joining Zoom along with a link to a video that provides an introduction to health transition.
Build Your Bridge Jan 2020 Flyer