State Title V Agencies Demonstrate Innovative Examples of Transition Strategies

State Title V agencies in 37 states and jurisdictions have prioritized transition as part of their 2018 Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant Program. Got Transition’s new report, Health Care Transition in State Title V Programs: A Review of 2018 Block Grant Applications and Recommendations for 2020 , highlights examples of health care transition innovations in 32 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico pertaining to 1) education and leadership development with families and youth; 2) outreach and education efforts with health care professionals; 3) communication and social media efforts to update and disseminate state-of-the-art HCT information; 4) systems development efforts with sister state agencies; and 5) practice improvement initiatives. The report also offers a detailed set of recommendations for the 2020 State Title V Action Plan, due in 2019, which will lay the groundwork for the following five years.