Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Statewide Project
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Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Statewide ProjectKatelyn Myhren2021-01-05T11:18:25-05:00
This project is a collaborative effort between Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD) and 28 Local Health Departments (LHDs) across New York State (NYS).
To positively impact the lives of Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) and their families by assisting Local Health Departments (LHDs) in providing needed and appropriate services.
Westchester Institute for Human Development will:
Engage families and youth in meaningful conversations with our family specialists
Provide training and technical assistance to local health departments
Collect regional resources to create a resource directory for families and youth impacted by special health care needs.
Counties included: New York (Manhattan), Kings (Brooklyn), Bronx , Richmond (Staten Island), and Queens
Multiple Systems Navigator (MSN)
The Multiple Systems Navigator (https://www.msnavigator.org/) provides education, human services, and disability information for families and caregivers of children with special healthcare needs. The video to the right provides an overview of how to use the Multiple Systems Navigator.
Local Health Department (LHD) Webinars
Topic: Supporting Families of CYSHCN during COVID-19! Featured organization: INCLUDEnyc