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Training Opportunities

Statewide CoP ASD/DD

Supporting Resiliency in Times of Uncertainty  Community of Practice on Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities in partnership with CESA #1 and DPI Special Education Supports will be ONLINE October 28 from 9:00am-12:30pm. We will be learning together on Supporting Resilience During Uncertain Times: Helping Children Cope through Attuned Relationships with Mona Delahooke, Ph.D. and Working Collaboratively with Parents and Families with Emily W. King, Ph.D., PLLC This is free event for families, educators, health care professionals, county and state workers and more. You must register at https://bit.ly/32VsxgE! Flyer has more details.

TRAININGS co-sponsored by SRC:

1) Support Parent TrainingSaturday, October 3, 10:00am-12:00pm. Presented by Parent to Parent of Wisconsin. Join our statewide network of families who support each other on the journey of parenting children with special health care needs by attending the training and becoming a support parent. For an optimal experience, we need a number of parents to sign up! Register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SP10320. (Flyer has more details)

2) Medicaid Made Easy. Tuesday, October 6, 3:00pm-4:30pm. Presented by Family Voices of Wisconsin, cosponsored by RISE Wisconsin. Register at go.wisc.edu/p50rt. Flyer has more details. Would you like to cosponsor and help promote? Let Tim know at tmarkle@wisc.edu.

3) Did You Know? Now You Know! Tuesday, October 20, 3:00-4:30pm. Presented by Family Voices of Wisconsin, cosponsored by Gio’s Garden. Flyer has more details. Would you like to cosponsor and help promote? Let Tim know at tmarkle@wisc.edu.

Conversations on Showing Up for Kids!

Conversations on Showing Up for Kids! Thursday, 10/8  1:00-1:45 We will be talking with Louis Wilson, School Nursing and Health Consultant and discussing the Role of the School Nurse. Register at https://go.wisc.edu/786y37  Flyer has more details coming.

Conversations on Showing Up for Kids! Thursday, 10/15  12:00-12:45 We will be discussing the Importance of Parent Support. Register at https://go.wisc.edu/786y37 Details coming soon.

LATEST Conversations on Showing Up for Kids! Thursday, 9/24 Caroline Rossing from the Wisconsin Statewide Parent Educator Initiative (WSPEI) joined us and talked about how WSPEI helps support families of student with special needs with phone support, regional support, and district support. Recording is available on YouTube.

RECENT Conversations on Showing up for Kids! Thursday, 9/17 Liz Hecht from Family Voices of Wisconsin and the Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations joined us to discuss what they learned from their “Impact of School Closures on Families and Students with Disabilities” Focus Groups. Recording available on YouTube.

Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin Events https://autismsouthcentral.org/events/

Autism 101 October 21, 12:00-1:00pm AND 6:30-7:30pm
Autism and Elopement October 13, 6:00-7:00pm (Part of the Fall Safety Series)
INTEGRAL Adult Autism Conference October 24
Fall Safety Series October 27, 6:00-7:00pm TENTATIVE
Fall Safety Series November 10, 6:00-7:00pm TENTATIVE

WI FACETS presents Serving on Groups that Make Decisions: A Guide for Families

Are you a parent who wants to become more involved in making decisions within your school district?  Are you a school district who wants to engage more families in your decision making processes?  Are you interested in being more effective on a committee, team or council?  Consider registering for any or all of the following trainings:

Serving on Groups Webinars based on training materials found here: https://servingongroups.org/

Other Interesting Events

Transition Parents in Partnership (TPIP) will prepare families for the transition process for their youth with disabilities ages 14-21 in the areas of employment, education, living and health. TPIP trainings will take place virtually via Zoom beginning this fall. For more information go to https://wspei.org/families/pip.php

Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference October 26-28 from the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities

 

Below is a listing of the community training events sponsored by the Wisconsin Southern Regional Center of Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN).

Build Your Bridge: Moving from Child to Adult Health Care
Available as an in person training.
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.

Care Mapping
Available as an in person training.
This is an opportunity to learn more about the importance of creating a care map for your family. Time is set aside to make your care map during this session.

Coordinating Your Child’s Health Care
Available as a webcast at: https//www.familyvoiceswi.org/learn.
This training offers information about how to create a Medical Home, how to design a Shared Plan of Care and how to use information to advocate for your child.

Did You Know? Now You Know!
Available as an in person training.
This training is 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: https://www.familyvoiceswi.org/learn

Partnering with Your Child’s Doctor
Available as an in person training.
In this training you will 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.

Support Parent Training
Available as an in person training.
This 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.

What’s After High School?
Available as an in person training.
This training is 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 in the community; K-12 and post-secondary concerns; long-term supports; transitioning to adult health care; legal considerations; and supported decision making.

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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