Addressing disparities in access to information for hispanic families of children with special health care needs: Increasing use of family-to-family centers
Learning Areas:Communication and informatics
Explain the importance of social communication networks in Hispanic families with children with special health care needs utilizing family-to-family centers. Name two factors that may impact the compatability of using family-to-family centers with personal and family values and beliefs. Describe how findings about Hispanic families with children with special health care needs perceptions about using family-to-family information centers can impact social marketing and policy decisions.
Keyword(s): Access and Services, Health Disparities
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I coordinated a national network of communities use collaborative strategies better serve CSHNC and their families. I was PI on a project to increase access to care through managed care for CSHCN and am co-PI on the project being presented. I provide training/technical assistance to state programs, health care systems, health care providers and public health workers on cultural and linguistic competence to serve diverse children and their families and address health disparities.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.