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Care Coordination in a Statewide System of Care: Financing Models and Payment Strategies

Authors: Sloyer, P., Waldron, D., Nardella, M., Honberg, L., Comeau, M., & other authors

Date: 2010

Project: The Catalyst Center

Keywords: Health Benefits

Care coordination for CYSHCN is a service that links CYSHCN and their families with appropriate services and resources in an effort to achieve good health.

A Call to Action for Social Work: Minimizing Financial Hardship for Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs

Authors: Bachman, S.S., Comeau, M.

Date: 2010

Project: The Catalyst Center

Keywords: CYSHCN, Financial Hardship

Families face significant challenges in caring for their CSHCN. For many families, one of these challenges is the economic impact of inadequate health care coverage. Families must make hard choices about how to spend limited salaries and then make substantial sacrifices in other domains to ensure adequate care for their children. But for other families, the resources to pay for care are simply not there. Children and youths who are uninsured or whose insurance does not pay for critical components of care may experience adverse outcomes in relation to health, development, and capacity to function because their families just cannot afford to pay for vitally needed care.

Peer Leader Manual

Authors: Tang, T.S., Funnell, M.M.

Date: 2010

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Global, Selected Health Conditions, Tools and Guides, Training and Supervision, US- based

A peer leader training manual published by the International Diabetes Federation. Goal is to train peer leaders to provide on-going diabetes self-management support.

Integrating Peers into HIV Care and Treatment

Authors: Rajabiun, S., Colson, P., Neville, S., Eddens, S.

Date: 2010

Project: PEER Center

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

Peers living with HIV/AIDS play an essential role in engaging HIV-positive individuals in care and treatment. The unique nature of that role brings with it special considerations when integrating peers as part of the health care team. This Webcast helps participants learn to identify peer roles and responsibilities, develop training and supervision systems, and monitor and evaluate peer contributions to HIV services.