Training, Events, and Conferences
A New Approach to Assessing Family Engagement in Health Care Systems
January 23, 2019 at Noon to 1pm Central
Health care providers, payers, and systems serving children and youth with special health care needs increasingly focus on family engagement as a strategy to improve health care delivery, enhance consumer and provider satisfaction, and reduce costs. Assessing how well an organization or agency is engaging families is a critical step in achieving these goals.
A 2018 issue brief from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health,
A Framework for Assessing Family Engagement in Systems Change, proposes four domains of family engagement. This webinar, presented by the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health will explore the framework, share models of success, and discuss common barriers to incorporating meaningful family engagement in systems-level initiatives.
National Resource for Patient/Family-Centered Medical Home (NRC-PFCMH) to Provide On-Site Technical Assistance at the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) 2019 Annual Conference
March 9-12, 2019, San Antonio, TX
The 2019 AMCHP Annual Conference provides Maternal and Child Health Title V / Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) program leaders and staff, pediatricians, family partners, and others an opportunity to present ideas, research, and programming for the maternal and child health population, including CYSHCN. The conference theme is
Investments in MCH: Strengthening Families and the MCH Workforce. Participants are from multiple disciplines and include representation from government, physicians, family leaders, research, and advocates. The NRC-PFCMH staff will be hosting an exhibition booth and will be available to provide technical assistance to attendees throughout the duration of the conference. They will also be presenting a
skills-building session titled
Every Family Matters: Strengthening and Supporting Family Engagement in Title V Activities, a
Teamwork Makes the Dream Work – How Title V Programs Can Support Implementation of Innovative and Promising Practices in Medical Home Implementation, and a
Reflections, Outcomes, and Impact: Progress on Pediatric Medical Home Implementation.
Strengthening Health Care Delivery Systems for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs and the Role of Quality Measurement
Presented by the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), this recorded webinar features presenters from Delaware, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts who recently participated in a NASHP learning collaborative focused on improving Medicaid managed care for children and youth with special health care needs. It includes an overview of NASHP resources to help states implement quality measurement and improvement efforts for those children as well as highlighting lessons learned.