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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) and their partners. During the COVID-19 Pandemic, all trainings will be held virtually.

Build Your Bridge: Moving from Child to Adult Health Care
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
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//
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!
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. Recording available in English and Spanish.

Medicaid Made Easy
This training explains everything from funding to eligibility to how services are received, using an easy to understand format. Recording available in English and Spanish.

Support Parent 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. Parent to Parent of Wisconsin Trainings

What’s After High School?
Available as an in person training. Recording available in English and Spanish.
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.

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