Provider Notice Issued 09/19/2019

Date:   September 19, 2019           
To:       Participating Hospitals: Psychiatric Hospitals and General Hospitals with Inpatient Psychiatric Units for Children and Adolescents
Re:      Webinar Trainings for the Family Support Program (FSP) and the Specialized Family Support Program (SFSP)
The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) will be hosting two webinar trainings on the Family Support Program (FSP) and Specialized Family Support Program (SFSP) for hospitals with inpatient psychiatric units for children and adolescents. These webinar trainings will cover:
·         an overview of the programs
·         eligibility criteria
·         the application process
·         the services available to youth enrolled in these programs
·         the value of these programs to Illinois families.
The links to pre-register for the webinar trainings can be found below. Providers may pre-register up to 60 minutes prior to the start of the webinar trainings.
Thursday September 26, 2019 10:00am-11:30am: Cook and Collar County Hospitals
            Attend this Webinar Training
Tuesday October 1, 2019 1:00pm-2:30pm: Other County Hospitals
            Attend this Webinar Training
Questions may be directed to the Bureau of Behavioral Health via email at or phone at 217-557-1000.
Doug Elwell
Medicaid Director



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