Information about Supported Decision-Making and Alternatives to Guardianship Available from Youth Health Transition Partners
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Closing the Gap: Guardianship & Supported Decision-Making: What Health Professionals Need to Know
Audience: Healthcare providers
Length of course: 30-60 minutes
This module provides an overview of decision-making tools available to youth and young adults with special healthcare needs, with a primary focus on Supported Decision-Making and the role of the health professional in facilitating family decisions regarding tools to promote individual autonomy. Attendees will learn about tools and resources they can utilize in their practices for those youth and young adults that are approaching transition age and may need assistance with medical decision-making. This educational module can be customized to individual practices or systems based on their needs.