The Montana Transition Resources project, funded by Children’s Special Health Services, is pleased to announce four webinars scheduled for the 2018 school year. Interested individuals may participate from their own offices or homes, and there is no registration cost for any of the sessions.
Transition from School to a Full Adult Life Part 1: 3/27/18 from 1-2:30
Transition from School to a Full Adult Life Part 2: 4/10/18 from 1-2:30
Alternatives to Guardianship: 5/1/18 from 1-2:30
Healthcare Transition: TBD from 1-2:30
This project is funded in whole or in part under a contract with the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services. The statements herein do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Department.
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March 27th Webinar, Tuesday, March 27, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM MDT
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