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The Pediatric Epilepsy Telemedicine Program, in partnership with Michigan Family to Family and Children’s Special Health Care Services, is offering a Care Coordination: Empowering Families learning opportunity in Flint, Michigan on July 11th, 2016.
 
This learning opportunity is for parents of children with epilepsy and other special health care needs. The purpose of this one day training is to help parents learn:
 
  • How to identify a medical home
  • Techniques to organize information and find reliable resources
  • How to navigate health care and insurance systems
  • Skills to increase communication and coordination between  multiple providers
  • How to plan early for the transition to adult care
  • Ideas for coping with stress and finding peer support
  • Ways to advocate for improved care
 
This training is open to any Michigan parent (biological, step, foster, adoptive, or kinship) or legal guardian of a child (birth– 18 years) who has epilepsy or other special health care needs. Priority will be given to those closest to the training.
 
Location: Flint, MI
Date: Monday, July 11th, 2016
Time: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
 
Participants who attend the full day and complete the evaluation receive a $150 gift card to offset time and childcare costs. Mileage will be reimbursed and lunch will be provided. Parents must pre-register to attend and childcare is not available on site.
 
 
If you have questions, please feel free to call Kristen Hawkins at 517-324-7396.