1: Coordinate, facilitate, and provide training for parents of children with special health care needs, providers, and other stakeholders on relevant issues through workshops and conferences.
2: Provide direct technical assistance and facilitate peer-to-peer technical assistance of varying intensity and duration including information and referral, short-term assistance, and in-person assistance to families, professionals, and other stakeholders.
3: Collect, develop/revise, store, and disseminate information on issues relevant to CMSN services and supports.
4: Provide intensive training and family support to targeted families of CSHCN.
2.1: Maintain sound fiscal management of all Family STAR funds.
2.2: Provide programmatic evaluation and feedback, available to all stakeholders, upon which program activities will be measured.
2.3: Maintain a comprehensive, accessible, and versatile data management system for all programmatic activities.
2.4: Develop with representatives of healthcare providers, managed care organizations, healthcare purchasers, other HRSA funded grantees, and appropriate state agencies, a model for collaboration between families of CSHCN and health professionals.
2.5: Provide input and feedback to MCHB, applicable state agencies, the National Center for Families/Professional Partnerships and National Family Voices on the ongoing operations of technical assistance and training activities.