For All CYSHCN Stakeholders

  • Annual face-to-face convening for all stakeholders to share and learn about family engagement and family/professional partnerships
    • Year 1 – in conjunction with the 2020 AMCHP Conference – March 2020
    • Year 2 – National Family Voices Leadership Conference (Spring 2021)
    • Year 3 – TBD based on stakeholder input (2022)
  • Several virtual learning opportunities each year
  • Ongoing sharing of best practices and resources on family engagement via website and email lists
  • Inform of emerging state and federal trends, legislation, regulations and other relevant policy impacting CYSHCN
    and their families.
  • Ongoing communications:
    • Weekly Washington DC Update e-newsletter
    • E-newsletter sharing family/professional partnership and family engagement resources and examples from the field

See below for other audience-specific offerings

For Family Organizations

  • Serving on Groups Train-the-Trainer Facebook Live Workshops
    for developing family leadership, especially diverse family leadership, to participate on decision making groups at systems level, and follow-up mentoring/support

See below for F2F/FVAO specific offerings

For F2Fs/FVAOs

  • Online organizational capacity self-study workshops
  • Data support for F2F program with data definitions, collection, reporting, and national program analysis
  • Monthly drop-in calls on developing and supporting family engagement
  • Opportunities and mentorship for diverse family/youth to serve as partners on national and regional initiatives
  • Ongoing connection through national F2F/FVAO listservs, quarterly regional calls
  • Individualized TA

See below for offerings especially created for F2Fs/FVAOs and state agencies/Title V

For Title V and Other State Agency Leaders

  • Leading by Convening Webinar Series on effectively engaging diverse stakeholders at systems and policy level
  • Leading by Convening follow-up support

See below for offerings especially created for state agencies/Title V and F2Fs/FVAOs

For F2Fs/FVAOs and Title V/State Agencies

  • Trainings on validated tools to assess/measure Family Engagement:
    • Family-Centered Care Assessment Tool (FCCA) to assess family-professional partnerships at the individual level

    • Family Engagement in Systems Toolkit (FESAT) to assess family-professional partnerships at the program and/or systems level

  • State Collaborative Action Team Process: A facilitated cohort on family engagement for 4-5 state teams of family organizations and state partners that have attended Serving on Groups (family organizations) and Leading by Convening workshops

  • F2F peer-to-peer matching to connect in-person or virtually with another F2F. Option for F2F to invite their state partners to participate