Training and Health Care Professionals Resources & Programs: Children

Community Access to Child Health and Medical Home National Conference: Fostering Access to Medical Homes and Improved Child Health in Your Community for health care professionals and other professionals and family representatives dedicated to working with children, including those with special health care needs.

Location: The conference took place in Chicago, July 15-17, 2004

Administering Organization: American Academy of Pediatrics

Contact:
Robin Lewis
847-434-4728
Email: rlewis@aap.org

Nancy Levin
847-434-7085
Email: catch@aap.org

Julie Raymond
847-434-4917
Email: jraymond@aap.org

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Every Child Deserves a Medical Home training for health care professionals and parents through the National Center of Medical Home Initiatives for Children with Special Needs

Location: All 22 Shriners Hospitals for Children

Administering Organization: The American Academy of Pediatrics

Contact:
Amy Brin
Email: Abrin@aap.org

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Physician Education and Awareness Program (PEAP) training for medical students and genetics counseling master’s students, providing them with an opportunity to understand the needs of children with disabilities

Location: University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine in Columbia, South Carolina and Greenville, South Carolina

Administering Organization: Family Connection of South Carolina, Inc.

Contact:
Ms. Kathy Taylor—Medical Education Coordinator
Email: kathytaylor@familyconnectionsc.org

The Family and Resident Education Experience (FREE) for pediatric residents, providing them with family and consumer perspectives on caring for children with special needs

Location: Community locations in South Carolina which impact on the lives of children with special needs

Administering Organization: Family Connection of South Carolina, Inc.

Contact:
Ms. Kathy Taylor
Email: kathytaylor@familyconnectionsc.org