Vermont Family Network offers web-based training presentations on a variety of Home & Community-Based Services (HCBS) topics. These trainings ensure that state agencies, doctors, nurses, families, and other stakeholders have a clear understanding of all HCBS programs that Mediciad has to offer! 

Click below for all the HCBS trainings that VFN has to offer!

Transition Mapping

Everyone goes through transitions in life! This training will provide families with the necessary tools to help transition their children from childhood to adulthood.

Introduction to Vermont Developmental Disabilities Services

This training provides a step-by-step guide on how to apply for Vermont's Developmental Disabilities Services.

Services for Children who are Blind or Visibly Impaired

This training provides an overview of all the services provided by VABVI - Vermont's Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Regulating at Home

This training provides parents with strategies to help regulate their children at home.

Equitable & Inclusive Environments for Every Family-Suspension & Expulsion of Preschoolers

This workshop provides families with tools to help identify unethical suspension and explusion practices towards children with special needs or disabilities.

The 988 Crisis Line - What Families Should Know

This training gives families an overview of the 988 Crisis Hotline.

Psychoeducational Evaluations: How Do They Fit Within the Special Education Evaluation Process?

This training will help families understand how psychoeducational evaluations can fit within their child's education plan.

Special Education Evaluation Plan and Report

This training goes over Form-2 - the Special Education Plan and Report.

Navigating Demand Avoidance : Threat, Safety, and Foot on the Gas

This training is for parents with neurodivergent children! This video will give parent's the necessary skills to help their children overcome barriers, including demand avoidance.

Navigating Special Education and the IEP

This training provides parents with an overview of Vermont's Special Education System and the role that IEP play within the public school setting.