Training Thursdays in October- Offered by the Northern Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
Each session is live over Zoom. You can join us at either 12:30-2 PM or 6-7:30 PM. Families registering at least two weeks in advance can receive a package of resources and goodies in the mail including activities and fidgets to keep kids occupied during the session. You can register for all 5 sessions or just the ones that you need.
Call us at 715-261-1906 to register for our last training- Care Mapping or to be put on the mailing list for future training.
Training Dates and Materials:
October 1: Did You Know? Now You Know! 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.
- Please view the Training Video before we meet and review the resources at familyvoiceswi.org/learn/did-you-know-now-you-know/
October 8: Bridging the Gap Discussion of youth health transition considerations including medication management, decision making, changing to adult providers, and self-advocacy.
- Youth Health Transition Initiative website
October 15: C.A.R.E. Series: Requesting a Shared Plan of Care & Assembling a Care Notebook Learn more about the benefits of a Shared Plan of Care, which is a summary of your child’s medical and non-medical information. We will also walk through how to assemble a Care Notebook to keep your child’s information organized.
October 22: What’s After High School? 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. Presented by our CYSHCN Network Partners- Family Voices of Wisconsin.
- Please view the training video before we meet and review resources at familyvoiceswi.org/learn/whats-after-high-school/
October 29: C.A.R.E. Series Care Mapping & Local Resources 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. We will wrap up the session by tying things missing in your family’s Care Map to what is available in your local area. A great way to connect with other families.
Log-in Information: will be sent via email before training
Using Zoom: You are welcome to join via phone or video. We will be using the polling feature and breakout rooms in Zoom which can be used by both.
- Test your internet connection here: www.zoom.us/test
- An overview for new users is available here
- Information for new Zoom users can be found here: support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting
If you have any questions, email Aby or Allison at the Northern Regional CYSHCN Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 715-261-1906.