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.

Spina Bifida

  • Category: Developmental Disability
  • Materials: Article: "Spina Bifida Fact Sheet" from National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/spina_bifida
  • Goal: Provider has an understanding of spina bifida.
  • Credit Hours: 1 Hour
  • Date Developed: March 2013
  • Developed by: Donna McCune, Family Based Care Specialist

Training Objectives:

  1. Provider knows about the types of spina bifida
  2. Provider knows the signs/symptoms of spina bifida
  3. Provider knows about the possible difficulties experienced by a person due to spina bifida
  4. Provider knows about the treatment/management needs of an individual with spina bifida

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