The Youth Health Transition Initiative now has videos available!
The first videos illustrate the first 4 of the 8 Tools to a Successful Transition. The videos feature YHTI team member Julie Hajewski, Nurse Practitioner, who introduces transition and each tool. Youth and family members from WI tell their stories of how they have used the tools during their transition journey.
The second set of videos show interviews with youth and family, who tell about their individual transition story in more detail.
The third set of videos is for medical providers, providing a short introduction to transition and YHTI.
Eight Tools for a Successful Transition
YHTI team member Julie Hajewski gives an introduction to health care transition for families. She talks about the 8 Tools to a Successful Transition located on the YHTI website https://healthtransitionwi.org/ length 1:01 minutes
Finding adult providers who are a good fit can be a challenge. Adult Providers are one of the tools to a successful transition to adult healthcare. length 4:30 minutes
Making Appointments is part of transitioning from pediatric to adult healthcare. Making Appointments independently or with a little support is one of the tools to a successful transition to adult healthcare. length 2:51 minutes
Taking Medications is part of life for many youth with special heath care needs. Taking medications independently or with a little support is one of the tools to a successful transition to adult healthcare. length 1:31 minutes
For Youth Families and Community Members
Please watch this introduction before participating in one of the WI Youth Health Transition family trainings, Build Your Bridge, Bridging the Gap, or Dreaming Differently length 20:07 minutes
Hunter talks about 5 of 8 tools: Adult Providers, Appointments, Insurance, About Me, Emergency Contacts. length 6:55 minutes
A parent talks about her daughter, who has complex medical conditions, and her transition from pediatric to adult health care. This is a power point presentation suitable for school staff, service providers, and family members. length 5:28 minutes
George talks about Supported Decision-Making and how his family has used it for his son. length 4:09 minutes
The Youth Health Transition Initiative (YHTI) presents an extended version of the Adult Providers video in the series of 8 Tools to a Successful Transition series. Several youth, who have special health care needs, and their family members tell their stories of transitioning from a pediatric to an adult health care provider. Each has a unique story to tell, starting with spending time alone with their pediatrician to gathering information to find a good fit in an adult provider. length 5:14 minutes
Clinics and Medical Providers
Julie gives a brief introduction to Healthcare Transition and YHTI. length 1:11 minutes