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Contact Information

Gina Galli,                     

Sandra Tamanini, 

Website/Social Media Contacts

Luzerne County Website

Communication and Meetings Structure

A regrouping meeting was held on October 6, 2020.  Discussion focused on hosting virtual meetings, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Other areas of discussion included:   the frequency of meetings will be held every other month and will now include guest lectures to be identified by the Collaborative. The Health Care Quality Unit (HCQU), Office of Developmental Programs (ODP), PA Family Network, and Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Supports Coordination Organization (SCO) will now provide updates at meetings.

Goals, next steps or actions plans for this year?

Defined and implemented a strategy to solicit input from families, as this was a goal previously identified.  The SCO Manager will follow-up with families to solicit families interested in being a part of a workgroup.
As a result of an SCO initiative and outreach, a few new parents have joined the Collaborative.
Also, the SCO will present at the April 2021 Collaborative Meeting on the topic of “LifeCourse Summaries in Relation To The Intake Process.”
We will also initiate discussion on how this information is reaching families to better support them.

AE/SCO/Provider/DHS/Broad Community Partners Represented within Collaborative:

Collaborative community representation has been enhanced by inviting members of the community.