Supporting Youth to Adult Health Care Transition

Education for Families and Caregivers

For Families: Introduction to Health Care Transition and 8 tools

Youth Health Transition Initiative (YHTI) team member Julie Hajewski, NP,  provides a brief introduction to health care transition for families and the 8 tools to use for a successful transition.

Build Your Bridge workbook

Family training: Build Your Bridge –  Moving from Child to Adult Health Care

This is a free presentation and conversation to help guide families through the transition from child-centered to adult health care systems. 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. Visit your Regional Center to find a presentation near you.

By participating in this presentation, we hope you will be able to:
• Define youth healthcare transition, what it is and why it is important.
• Identify activities in daily life where transition occurs.
• Apply tools and resources to take an active role in the health care transition process.
• Start a health transition action plan.

 

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Dreaming Differently: Planning the Transition to Adult Healthcare

This is a free presentation and conversation to help guide families whose child has a significant intellectual and/or developmental disability or medical complexity. Family members will spend 90 minutes learning about the unique experience of transitioning to adult health care for a child who is medically complex.

Visit your Regional Center to find a presentation near you., or contact the Youth Health Transition Initiative at healthtransitionwi@waisman.wisc.edu

 

Bridging the Gap

This is a free presentation for families, youth, and community members, including health and service providers, school staff, and anyone interested in learning about healthcare transition.

Visit your Regional Center to find a presentation near you.