Achieving True Partnership: Integrating Family Engagement in Systems of Care

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Date Developed: 6/20/2017. Source: National Center for Medical Home Implementation, National Center for Family Professional Partnerships, Bright Futures National Center. Presenter(s): Deborah Garneau MA, Cornelia Deagle PhD MSPH, Barbara Kahler MD FAAP, Dana Yarbrough. Type: n.a.. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 56 minutes.


This webinar identified practical strategies to facilitate partnerships between systems of care, focusing specifically on collaboration between Title V programs, state American Academy of Pediatrics Chapters, and family leadership organizations. Faculty presented lessons learned from a state-wide medical home implementation project with family leadership.

Learning Objectives

• Define and describe the characteristics of family engagement at the systems level.

• Identify practical strategies and tools that encourage and measure family engagement at the systems level, including partnerships between Title V programs, state AAP chapters, and Family-to-Family Health Information Centers.

• Describe evidence=based and evidence-informed practices for family engagement at the systems level.

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.