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Training Opportunities

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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