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December 8, 2022

Welcome to SKY for Providers

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Introduction to SKY for providers and staff

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Michelle Marrs at MarrsM@aetna.com.

 

December 8, 2022

Health Runs DEEP Session 4

Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Health Runs Deep is a great program to join if you are looking for support as you take small steps to improve and manage your health.  This program will meet 4 times, with one introduction session.  We will review topics that will be helpful as you work toward better health.  This class will focus on goal setting, tracking food intake, and reading food labels are a few of the great things we will learn about.  You will also be eligible for some great rewards. 

 

  • Session 0-  What is Health Runs DEEP, Introductions, What to expect, Ground rules, Power struggles   (September 6 @ 06:00 PM)
  • Session 1- What is Diabetes/ Prediabetes, Know Your Why, Toolbox, Goal Setting/ Action Planning. (September 13 @ 06:00 PM)
  • Session 2 – How to eat a healthy meal (How to read food labels and healthy plates), Tracking what you eat. (October 11 @ 06:00 PM)
  • Session 3- How to get more physically active, Biometrics and You, Let’s Move Activity, Aetna Better Health of KY Benefits Overview. (November 8 @ 06:00 PM)
  • Session 4- Slow Cooker Nutrition Class, Review of Nutrition, Benefits of a slow cooker, Fact and Tips on how to use slow cooker. Wrap-Up (December 13 @ 06:00 PM)

 

How to join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Candace Gurley at GurleyC@aetna.com.

 

December 15, 2022

New Provider Orientation

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Provider training on systems and processes

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Christi Atkinson at AtkinsonC1@aetna.com.

 

January 10, 2023

Child and Family Advisory Partnership Forum

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Topic: Human Trafficking

A monthly forum that connects foster, adoptive, kinship, bio and group home/residential caregivers to what is happening in the healthcare system.

It also provides:

- education and training opportunities 

- a forum to give input and feedback into what is going well 

- chance to suggest how to improve the current child serving systems

 

How to join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have any questions, you can reach out to Erica Jones at JonesE8@aetna.com.

 

January 18, 2023

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Substance Exposed Infants

Time: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

This presentation provides an overview of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and Substance Exposed Infants (SEI). Topics discussed include symptoms, treatment, prevention efforts, reporting and resources. The presentation emphasizes a holistic, whole person-whole family, approach to care and treatment

 

How to join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com

 

 

January 25, 2023

Supporting Transition Age Youth

Time: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

This presentation describes the unique issues facing youth transitioning into adulthood and some key areas of focus for training and educational outreach opportunities to promote better, positive outcomes. 

 

How to join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

 

January 25, 2023

Caring for a Child with Reactive Attachment Disorder

(For Credit)

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Caring for a Child with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) provides an overview of RAD, including differing types, treatments, support for caregivers, including discussions to have with your doctor and what to expect.

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

February 7, 2023

Caring for a Child with ADHD

(For Credit)

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

This presentation gives a general overview of ADHD types and symptoms throughout several developmental stages. A trauma informed approach and co-existing conditions are also discussed. The journey to diagnosis is presented while highlighting various behavior scales frequently used. Finally, treatment options are presented including behavior therapies/parent training, referrals to specialists, floor time and medications. The addendum includes a variety of teaching sheets and resource links for participants’ further research.

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

February 7, 2023

Basic Information on Over-The-Counter and Prescription Medications

(For Credit)

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 This presentation covers the basics of medications such as the difference between OTC and Prescription medications, the information on a prescription, questions to ask the doctor, side effects, and overuse/abuse. Knowledge checks and parenting tips are included to further engage thought and discussion around the safe use and administration of medications.

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

February 14, 2023

Parenting a Child with Food Allergies

(For Credit)

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Parenting a Child with Food Allergies is designed to provide evidence-based, practical information for those caring for children with serious food allergies.

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

February 14, 2023

Child and Family Advisory Partnership Forum

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Topic: Healthy Relationships and Boundaries

A monthly forum that connects foster, adoptive, kinship, bio and group home/residential caregivers to what is happening in the healthcare system.

It also provides:

- education and training opportunities 

- a forum to give input and feedback into what is going well 

- chance to suggest how to improve the current child serving systems

 

How to join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have any questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

March 14, 2023

Child and Family Advisory Partnership Forum

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Topic: Autism Awareness

A monthly forum that connects foster, adoptive, kinship, bio and group home/residential caregivers to what is happening in the healthcare system.

It also provides:

- education and training opportunities 

- a forum to give input and feedback into what is going well 

- chance to suggest how to improve the current child serving systems

 

How to join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have any questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

April 11, 2023

Child and Family Advisory Partnership Forum

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Topic: Alcohol Awareness

A monthly forum that connects foster, adoptive, kinship, bio and group home/residential caregivers to what is happening in the healthcare system.

It also provides:

- education and training opportunities 

- a forum to give input and feedback into what is going well 

- chance to suggest how to improve the current child serving systems

 

How to join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have any questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

April 19, 2023

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Substance Exposed Infants

Time: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

This presentation provides an overview of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and Substance Exposed Infants (SEI). Topics discussed include symptoms, treatment, prevention efforts, reporting and resources. The presentation emphasizes a holistic, whole person-whole family, approach to care and treatment

 

How to join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com

 

 

April 26, 2023

Supporting Transition Age Youth

Time: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

This presentation describes the unique issues facing youth transitioning into adulthood and some key areas of focus for training and educational outreach opportunities to promote better, positive outcomes. 

 

How to join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

 

April 26, 2023

Caring for a Child with Reactive Attachment Disorder

(For Credit)

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Caring for a Child with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) provides an overview of RAD, including differing types, treatments, support for caregivers, including discussions to have with your doctor and what to expect.

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

May 2, 2023

Caring for a Child with ADHD

(For Credit)

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

This presentation gives a general overview of ADHD types and symptoms throughout several developmental stages. A trauma informed approach and co-existing conditions are also discussed. The journey to diagnosis is presented while highlighting various behavior scales frequently used. Finally, treatment options are presented including behavior therapies/parent training, referrals to specialists, floor time and medications. The addendum includes a variety of teaching sheets and resource links for participants’ further research.

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

May 2, 2023

Basic Information on Over-The-Counter and Prescription Medications

(For Credit)

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 This presentation covers the basics of medications such as the difference between OTC and Prescription medications, the information on a prescription, questions to ask the doctor, side effects, and overuse/abuse. Knowledge checks and parenting tips are included to further engage thought and discussion around the safe use and administration of medications.

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

May 9, 2023

Parenting a Child with Food Allergies

(For Credit)

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Parenting a Child with Food Allergies is designed to provide evidence-based, practical information for those caring for children with serious food allergies.

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

May 9, 2023

Child and Family Advisory Partnership Forum

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Topic: Foster Care Awareness Month

A monthly forum that connects foster, adoptive, kinship, bio and group home/residential caregivers to what is happening in the healthcare system.

It also provides:

- education and training opportunities 

- a forum to give input and feedback into what is going well 

- chance to suggest how to improve the current child serving systems

 

How to join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have any questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

June 13, 2023

Child and Family Advisory Partnership Forum

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Topic: PTSD Awareness Month

A monthly forum that connects foster, adoptive, kinship, bio and group home/residential caregivers to what is happening in the healthcare system.

It also provides:

- education and training opportunities 

- a forum to give input and feedback into what is going well 

- chance to suggest how to improve the current child serving systems

 

How to join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have any questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

July 19, 2023

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Substance Exposed Infants

Time: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

This presentation provides an overview of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and Substance Exposed Infants (SEI). Topics discussed include symptoms, treatment, prevention efforts, reporting and resources. The presentation emphasizes a holistic, whole person-whole family, approach to care and treatment

 

How to join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com

 

 

July 26, 2023

Supporting Transition Age Youth

Time: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

This presentation describes the unique issues facing youth transitioning into adulthood and some key areas of focus for training and educational outreach opportunities to promote better, positive outcomes. 

 

How to join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

 

July 26, 2023

Caring for a Child with Reactive Attachment Disorder

(For Credit)

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Caring for a Child with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) provides an overview of RAD, including differing types, treatments, support for caregivers, including discussions to have with your doctor and what to expect.

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

August 1, 2023

Caring for a Child with ADHD

(For Credit)

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

This presentation gives a general overview of ADHD types and symptoms throughout several developmental stages. A trauma informed approach and co-existing conditions are also discussed. The journey to diagnosis is presented while highlighting various behavior scales frequently used. Finally, treatment options are presented including behavior therapies/parent training, referrals to specialists, floor time and medications. The addendum includes a variety of teaching sheets and resource links for participants’ further research.

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

August 1, 2023

Basic Information on Over-The-Counter and Prescription Medications

(For Credit)

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 This presentation covers the basics of medications such as the difference between OTC and Prescription medications, the information on a prescription, questions to ask the doctor, side effects, and overuse/abuse. Knowledge checks and parenting tips are included to further engage thought and discussion around the safe use and administration of medications.

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

August 8, 2023

Parenting a Child with Food Allergies

(For Credit)

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Parenting a Child with Food Allergies is designed to provide evidence-based, practical information for those caring for children with serious food allergies.

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

October 18, 2023

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Substance Exposed Infants

Time: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

This presentation provides an overview of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and Substance Exposed Infants (SEI). Topics discussed include symptoms, treatment, prevention efforts, reporting and resources. The presentation emphasizes a holistic, whole person-whole family, approach to care and treatment

 

How to join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com

 

 

October 25, 2023

Supporting Transition Age Youth

Time: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

This presentation describes the unique issues facing youth transitioning into adulthood and some key areas of focus for training and educational outreach opportunities to promote better, positive outcomes. 

 

How to join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

 

October 25, 2023

Caring for a Child with Reactive Attachment Disorder

(For Credit)

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Caring for a Child with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) provides an overview of RAD, including differing types, treatments, support for caregivers, including discussions to have with your doctor and what to expect.

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

November 7, 2023

Basic Information on Over-The-Counter and Prescription Medications

(For Credit)

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 This presentation covers the basics of medications such as the difference between OTC and Prescription medications, the information on a prescription, questions to ask the doctor, side effects, and overuse/abuse. Knowledge checks and parenting tips are included to further engage thought and discussion around the safe use and administration of medications.

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

 

November 14, 2023

Parenting a Child with Food Allergies

(For Credit)

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Parenting a Child with Food Allergies is designed to provide evidence-based, practical information for those caring for children with serious food allergies.

 

To join this event:

Visit this link at the time of the event.

 

If you have questions, you can reach out to Melissa Dean at mgdean@aetna.com.

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