Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Training Spotlight

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Date Developed: 10/2015. Source: MCH Navigator. Presenter(s): Keisha Watson, PhD; John Richards, MA. Type: Training Series. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: Series, various lengths.


This training spotlight, developed by the MCH Navigator, address that Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) programs contain similar core public health functions for children and families including resource development, capacity and systems building, and population-based functions such as public information and education, knowledge development, technical assistance to communities as well as provider training. This training spotlight targeted learning opportunities and resources for professionals who work with CYSHCN and their families.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.