Family Voices received $1,000,000 through the 2020 CARES Act to Support Telehealth for Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs

PROJECT GOALS

Expand Telehealth Access and Infrastructure for the National Network of MCHB-funded Family-to-Family Health Information Centers (F2Fs)

Establish partnerships and support communities of practices

Identify, develop, and disseminate information and curricula

NEEDS ASSESSMENT

Family Voices conducted a needs assessment, consisting of three components:

A Convening of Cultural Guides

A Telehealth Capacity Survey for the 59 Family-to-Family Health Information Centers (F2Fs)

A Telehealth Readiness Quiz for families in English and Spanish

Mini-grants

Activity: Provide mini-grants to the MCHB-funded Family-to-Family Health Information Centers

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Communities of Practice

Activity: Determine best practices and barriers for families through Regional Communities of Practice

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Telehealth Academy

Activity: Build the capacity of F2Fs to deliver telehealth services and support families in accessing telehealth services  through the Telehealth Academy

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The Nuts and Bolts of Telemedicine

Activity: Educate families on telehealth through The Nuts and Bolts of Telemedicine Curriculum

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Other Telehealth Resources

Social Media Toolkit  English | Spanish

Telehealth Definitions (Alphabetical List)  English | Spanish

Barrier Busters  English | Spanish

Rights & Responsibilities  English | Spanish

Family Centered Telehealth  English | Spanish

Preparing For a Successful Telehealth Visit  English | Spanish

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $1,000,000 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.