Senior Program Manager
Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs
Washington, District of Columbia
Paige Bussanich is the senior program manager for children and youth with special health care needs on the child and adolescent health team at AMCHP. In this role, she manages AMCHP's CYSHCN portfolio, including the State Public Health Autism Resource Center (SPHARC), National Standards for CYSHCN Systems of Care, and Leadership Institute for CYSHCN Directors (LICD). Ms. Bussanich has extensive experience in working with individuals with disabilities in research, evaluation, and outreach settings and is a graduate of the 2018 AUCD Leadership Academy. As a former Wisconsin LEND trainee, she's received training in service and care of MCH and CYSHCN populations, leadership development, core knowledge of neurodevelopmental disabilities, interdisciplinary and family-centered practices, and research and dissemination. She served as a Family Navigation Development Team Member for the Wisconsin Care Integration Initiative (WI's HRSA State Autism Grant), working to increase family-centered, integrated systems of care for children with developmental disabilities. She also has experience as a facilitator for a psychoeducational group for adults with autism.
Saturday, March 9
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM