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Parent to Parent of NYS Free Webinars

Parent to Parent of NYS is pleased to offer their webinar workshop on varies topics.

Below you will find a list of FREE webinars that we are offering October -December 2016 and are offered to parents, caregivers and professionals.

FREE- Effective Communication for CSE Meetings
November 7, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350 

Please register for Effective Communication for CSE Meetings- TW on Nov 7, 2016 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/559162512507339012

Please join Trish Washburn, Education Advocate, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on Effective Communication for CSE Meetings. The research is clear, when parents and schools work together, kids are more successful. This workshop will highlight essential elements of effective communication that are critical for positive home/school relationships. Participants will learn simple, practical steps for working with their child’s educational team to build effective communication and more effective IEPs. The focus will be on the prevention of conflict and how to address conflict when it does arise. Learn how to be a more confident player on your child’s educational team

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

Free- Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
November 9, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350 

Please register for Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs- ALM on Nov 9, 2016 1:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7019919225518812929

Please join Alissa Morris, Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs.
Extraordinary parenting responsibilities create extraordinary pressures on parents. At the same time, parenting a child with special needs requires energy, focus, and enthusiasm to be effective in our role. The better off we are emotionally and physically, the better off our families will be. Join us for this webinar on Preventing Parent Burnout and discover positive ways to cope with and effectively manage stress.
Please be advised that only the first 100 participants who log on will be able to attend.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

FREE- A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD
November 10, 2016
Start Time: 5:00PM | End Time: 6:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350 

Event Cost: FREE

Please register for A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD- MBF on Nov 10, 2016 5:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6282554841912451588

Please join Parent to Parent of NYS, Mary Beth Fadelici Regional Coordinator, as she presents on A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD.
The purpose of this training is to introduce families to the language of service delivery systems and to define and clarify information about services and supports. Participants will gain an increased awareness and understanding of eligibility criteria and the eligibility determination process. The training includes an overview of Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC), Home and Community Based Services Waiver, and Family Support Services.

Please be advised that only the first 100 participants who log on will be able to attend.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

Free- Effective Communication for CSE Meetings
November 29, 2016
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350 

Please register for Effective Communication for CSE Meetings- TB on Nov 29, 2016 6:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/998825326617697793

Please join Tina Beauparlant, Regional Program / Education Specialist, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on Effective Communication for CSE Meetings. The research is clear, when parents and schools work together, kids are more successful. This workshop will highlight essential elements of effective communication that are critical for positive home/school relationships. Participants will learn simple, practical steps for working with their child’s educational team to build effective communication and more effective IEPs. The focus will be on the prevention of conflict and how to address conflict when it does arise. Learn how to be a more confident player on your child’s educational team

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

Free-Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child’s Program-
November 30, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:15PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350 

Event Cost: Free

Please register for Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child’s Program- BH on Nov 30, 2016 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4938849378189063940

Please join Barb Hoffman, Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar
Service Coordination is an important support in the life of a child with a developmental disability and his or her family. Under Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC), parents and family members are recognized as valuable participants in their child’s service coordination program. As a valuable participant, it is important that family members are well informed about how MSC works and their rights under the program. That is what this training is all about. By being informed, you and your child’s service coordinator can become partners in advocating for and gaining access to necessary supports and services for your child.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

Health Care Notebook overview
December 5, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350 

Event Cost: FREE

Please register for Health Care Notebook overview on Dec 5, 2016 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4095076459562732036

Please join Lin Perry, Project Director, Family to Family Healthcare Information Center as she presents a webinar on the Health Care Notebook.
Participants will learn how a HCN can assist in organizing medical records. They will be given tips on how the notebook can assist with advocacy, save time, reduce stress and utilize the information within the notebook in the event of an emergency.
Please be advised that only the first 100 participants who log on will be able to attend.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Free- Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs
December 7, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350 

Event Cost: Free

Please register for Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs . MAF on Dec 7, 2016 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3440351369080214788

Please join Parent to Parent of NYS, Maryalice Fegeley, Regional Coordinator, as she presents on Loss,Grief and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs.
Powerful and intense feelings are natural and common responses to parenting a child with exceptional needs. This training will provide an overview of common emotions experienced by parents and discuss how by sharing and acknowledging these emotions parents can find the inner strength needed to face and embrace their role as a parent of a child with special needs.

Please be advised that only the first 100 participants who log on will be able to attend.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

Free-Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
December 8, 2016
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:30PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350 

Event Cost: Free

Please register for Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs. MAF on Dec 8, 2016 6:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8582826625816530948

Please join Maryalice Fegeley, Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs.
Extraordinary parenting responsibilities create extraordinary pressures on parents. At the same time, parenting a child with special needs requires energy, focus, and enthusiasm to be effective in our role. The better off we are emotionally and physically, the better off our families will be. Join us for this webinar on Preventing Parent Burnout and discover positive ways to cope with and effectively manage stress.
Please be advised that only the first 100 participants who log on will be able to attend.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

Free- Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child’s Program
December 8, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350 

Event Cost: Free

Please register for Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child’s Program- MBF on Dec 8, 2016 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2706074414200126212

Please join Mary Beth Fadelici , Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on Medicaid Service Coordination.  MSC is an important support in the life of a child with a developmental disability and his or her family. Under Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC), parents and family members are recognized as valuable participants in their child’s service coordination program. As a valuable participant, it is important that family members are well informed about how MSC works and their rights under the program. That is what this training is all about. By being informed, you and your child’s service coordinator can become partners in advocating for and gaining access to necessary supports and services for your child.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

Free- A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD
December 14, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:15PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350 

Please register for A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD -SM on Dec 14, 2016 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2623258099064251139

Please join Parent to Parent of NYS, Sharon Marrella, Regional Coordinator, as she presents on A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD.
The purpose of this training is to introduce families to the language of service delivery systems and to define and clarify information about services and supports. Participants will gain an increased awareness and understanding of eligibility criteria and the eligibility determination process. The training includes an overview of Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC), Home and Community Based Services Waiver, and Family Support Services.

Please be advised that only the first 100 participants who log on will be able to attend.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.