New Webinar Recording: Telehealth

A Conversation about Telehealth and Children with Special Health Care Needs (Wednesday October 8, 2014)
What telehealth is; how telehealth can be used to improve access to and coordination of care for children with special health care needs; how Family Resource Centers and others advocates for children can help identify barriers and solutions to wider adoption of telehealth to meet the needs of children with special health care needs

New Webinar Recording: Medi-Cal

Introduction to Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (MAA)
Wednesday October 1st, 2014
This is the perfect webinar for all Family Resource Centers and their staff.  MAA is an opportunity to leverage public dollars that you are using to do outreach for health services, Covered California, and Medi-Cal. It is a federal reimbursement program for activities you are already doing to get children and families into health services, to coordinate those health services, and to plan to ensure we have the necessary health services for our community.  Join us for this informative free Family Voices webinar

New Webinar Recording: CCS

California Children’s Services (CCS) – The Nuts and Bolts of the Program 

Wednesday September 10, 2014 

 Please join our CCS panel of experts to learn the nuts and bolts of the CCS program including how California created the first public program for children with special health care needs, how CCS works for CSHCN, innovative strategies for improving the program, what parents think about CCS, and potential changes to CCS over the next few years.
Click here to download the slides and webinar recording.

New Webinar Recording

Wednesday August 6, 2014 12:00pm-1:00pm
Join us to learn about the physical, psychological and social aspects of Sickle Cell Disease as well as treatments and outcomes. Learn how to advocate as a caregiver, a patient with sickle cell disease or as a provider so that emergency department visits are more "successful." 
Marsha Treadwell, PhD, Director, Northern California, Network of Care for Sickle Cell Disease
Wanda Williams, Chairperson, Sickle Cell Community Advisory Council


Project Leadership opportunity in Oakland this fall!

We are looking for families who want to be heard. Apply now for Project Leadership!

FVCA Project Leadership will prepare families with the skills and tools needed to partner and engage in all levels of public advocacy on behalf of children with special health care needs. The Project Leadership curriculum introduces parents/caregivers to the nuts and bolts of advocacy in a seven session (4 hours each) training series. FVCA Project Leadership training is funded through a grant from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health.

Go to the projects page for more information and how to apply