PATCH Dane County is proud to offer both
PATCH for Teens: Peer-to-Peer workshops throughout the county and in the surrounding areas.
We are happy to accommodate your group schedule with a workshop on the date, time, and location of your choosing. Note: Our calendar fills quickly which can limit workshop availability. We recommend scheduling well in advance to ensure getting the date & time of your choosing.
PATCH for Providers
In this 90-minute workshop, Teen Educators from Dane County will share their authentic insights into the concerns, preferences, and realities of today's youth in health care settings. Participants are asked to reflect on their own policies and practice and are challenged to consider ways in which they could be more "youth-friendly". Health care providers from a variety of fields are encouraged to attend and participate in this workshop.
Participants will understand adolescents’ concerns, attitudes, and preferences in health care settings.
Participants will explore ways to provide high-quality, youth-friendly health care services.
Participants will acquire confidence and skills to build relationships and communicate effectively with teens
Cost: $500 for up to 100 participants. Groups over 100 should call for pricing.
This fee includes all participant materials and may also include up to 1.5 continuing education credits. It also helps cover program costs like staff and preparation time, Teen Educator training and time, maintenance of continuing education credits, local travel, and program evaluation and improvement. Workshops outside of an existing PATCH program area may be charged an additional travel fee.
Please reach out to PATCH Dane County Staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or
608.251.0139 ext 4 if you have any additional questions about workshop pricing or scheduling. We'd be happy to work with you to make sure PATCH messaging is accessible to you and your colleagues!
PATCH Dane County aims to reach a critical mass of providers, ensuring that all adolescents, no matter where they live, can access youth friendly health care within their own community.
PATCH for Teens: Getting the Care You Need
PATCH Dane County is dedicated to educating and empowering youth across the county regardless of organization budget. If you are interested in a PATCH for Teens workshop but have limited funds, contact us anyway!
PATCH Dane County relies on community support and organizational partnerships to offer some PATCH for Teens: Peer-to-Peer workshops at low to no cost to fellow youth-serving organizations.
Partner with us to sponsor a workshop and ensure all adolescents are provided education that will help them advocate for their own health and well-being.
PATCH for Teens: Peer-to-Peer is a 60-minute workshop led predominately by PATCH Teen Educators with the assistance and direction of a PATCH Site Coordinator. It is intended to be delivered outside of a typical school classroom setting (e.g., health fairs, conferences, youth group meetings, student organizations/clubs, and other places young people gather to learn from one another). The primary goal is to empower young people to begin managing their own health care experiences, and equip them with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate and advocate for youth-friendly services.
Participants will understand the importance of learning to manage their own health care experiences.
Participants will explore steps they can take to make sure they’re getting the care they need and deserve.
Participants will gain new skills to help them advocate for their own health and well-being.
Cost: $150. This fee includes all participant materials and helps cover staff preparation time, Teen Educator training and time, local travel, and program evaluation and improvement. Workshops outside of an existing PATCH Program area may be charged an additional travel fee.
Please reach out to PATCH Staff at email@example.com or 608.251.0139 ext 4 if you have any additional questions about workshop pricing or scheduling.