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/