Specialized Family Care Program

SFC staff will be working remotely and available to SFC providers through their work cell phones. If you have an emergency or specific needs please contact your Family Based Care Specialist. The public may continue to make referrals or apply to be a home provider by utilizing this site. All staff contact information can be accessed by Contact Us.

Down Syndrome

  • Category: Developmental Disability
  • Materials: Articles Down Syndrome, National Institute of Health, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
  • Goal: Provider is comfortable providing care to an individual with Down Syndrome.
  • Credit Hours: 1 Hour
  • Date Developed: October 2011
  • Developed by: Donna McCune, MSW, Specialized Family Care Program

Training Objectives:

  1. Provider knows the cause of Down syndrome
  2. Provider knows common physical characteristics of an individual with Down syndrome
  3. Provider knows health risks for an individual with Down syndrome
  4. Provider knows health risks for an individual with Down syndrome

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider