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On Apr. 13-15, AMCHP staff Meredith Pyle presented at Alabama's Partners In Care Summit. The annual summit brings together families and state Title V children and Youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) program leaders and staff, along with other CYSHCN stakeholders from across the state. Meredith presented a full day of training for the stakeholder group on the National Standards for Systems of Care for CYSHCN, as Alabama prepares to use the standards to design improvements to care coordination and other efforts for CYSHCN across the state.
On Apr. 22, AMCHP staff Meredith Pyle joined family leader and executive director of The Parents' Place of Maryland, Josie Thomas, to present a guest lecture on translating research into policy and practice for CYSHCN at the state level. The lecture was part of a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health graduate seminar course on child health, taught by Peter van Dyck, retired associate administrator for Maternal and Child Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration.