Gina Pola-Money

Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (URLEND)
Family Voices of Utah, Bureau of Children with Special Health Care Needs
44 N. Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4650
 
Phone: 801-631-1609
Email: gpolamoney@utah.gov
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Last Updated: June 27, 2014

Gina Pola-Money
 

Discipline Coordinators: Parent/Family Resources
 
Discipline(s): Family/Parent/Youth Advocacy
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership

Vita/Bio

Gina Pola-Money is the Utah Family Voices Director and is involved in different areas related to children and youth with special needs. She works at the Bureau of Children with Special Health Care Needs as a family advocate and is charged with incorporating family involvement at all levels and areas of health and related systems, providing parent input to state and national level policies and programs, advocating for Utah's children with special health care needs and in helping families build the necessary skills to effectively navigate the complex system of care. One of the major initiatives that she works with is the Utah Collaborative Medical Home project. Specifically, for the URLEND program she participates by presenting seminars, serving on the Management committee, and identifying and involving families to share their experience and expertise through one-on-one contacts with trainees, group lectures and other participatory activities that are identified throughout the academic year.