Transition to Adult Health Care Provider

Recorded Webinar on the Transition to an Adult Health Care Provider

Did you know that preparation for the transition to an adult health care provider and an adult approach to managing care ideally begins between the ages of 12 and 14? Watch this IFOPA recorded webinar for more information about the transition to adulthood and the valuable tools available to support your family throughout the transition. The webinar was presented by Terri Hickam, MSW, LCSW, LSCSW, CCM, Transition Program Manager at Children’s Mercy Kansas City.

**The webinar was recorded live in English but can be viewed with translated subtitles. For directions on how to add subtitles in your preferred language visit this page.

Further Resources and Information

Children's Mercy Transition Resources (including Readiness quiz link, videos and goals): https://www.childrensmercy.org/your-visit/family-support/transition-to-adulthood/

Got Transition.org (Six Core Elements to Health Care Transition): https://www.gottransition.org/youthfamilies/index.cfm

Readiness Assessment for youth: https://www.gottransition.org/resourceGet.cfm?id=224

Readiness Assessment for Parents/Caregivers: https://www.gottransition.org/resourceGet.cfm?id=225

SickKids (My Health Passport): www.sickkids.ca/myhealthpassport 

Finding an Adult Care Provider​: 

Web MD: http://doctor.webmd.com/ 

State Community Health Center: http://www.nachc.org/about/about-our-health-centers/find-a-health-center/

State Primary Care Association: https://bhw.hrsa.gov/shortage-designation/hpsa/primary-care-offices

National Transition of Care Coalition: http://www.ntocc.org/

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