Training

Family Voices of Wisconsin hosts training sessions throughout the state for families and providers. Our “Did You Know? Now You Know!” training and “What’s After High School” training sessions are each three hour sessions. Shorter sessions on various topics related to advocacy, health care and community supports and services can be arranged.

“Did You Know? Now You Know!” provides an overview of health insurance and how to best use your benefits, Medicaid and the impact of the Affordable Care Act,  long term supports and services, and resources for children with disabilities and special health care needs from birth through young adulthood. 

To view a training webcast of this training  click here

“What’s After High School?” is a broad overview of the transition to adult life for youth with disabilities and special health care needs and includes the following topics: envisioning a youth’s future in the community; the role of schools; long-term supports; vocational resources; transitioning to adult health care; guardianship and other legal options; advocacy; and the fundamentals of self-determination.

To view a training webcast of this training click here

“Creating a Vision for the Future” is a presentation that provides ideas and resources on how families can think broadly about their child’s future.  This presentation has been provided a several conferences in WI.

Advocacy for Change  is a full day advocacy and skills training event for parents and other family members who have children/youth with disabilities or special health care needs.

To learn more click here.

 

To view training materials for these training workshops go to Training Materials