State of the Science Conference Was a Success!
Over 50 great minds gathered together to participate in Pathways RTC's interactive State of the Science Conference, which focused on best practices for supporting young adults with mental health challenges. Thanks to all who participated. We plan to share all the great information shared by conference participants in proceedings and other publications. Stay tuned!
Pathways Authors Win JECDSW Award for Best 2012 Journal Article
The article Development, Testing, and Use of a Valid and Reliable Assessment Tool for Urban American Indian/Alaska Native Youth Programming Using Culturally Appropriate Methodologies by authors from Pathways RTC's "Finding Our Way" project has been selected as the 2012 Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work Best Paper.
Special 2013 Issue of Focal Point Now Available
This special issue of Focal Point focuses on best practices for helping youth and young adults with mental health challenges reach their educational and employment goals, by highlighting preliminary results from some of our research at Pathways to Positive Futures as well as some of the work being done at the Transitions RTC at the University of Massachusetts.
This Month's Speak OUT!
This month, Pathways RTC asked our young writers, "What can adults do to help youth become self advocates/stand up for themselves?"
Transition Service Provider Competency Scale
This scale allows service providers to assess their confidence in performing activities related to working with young people with mental health disorders in the transition years (14 - 29). The scale items pertain to effective, youth-led, and culturally responsive services and potential areas for competency development.
Youth Mental Health Bill of Rights
Things People Never Told Me: When You Start Living on Your Own from Foster Care, There Are Some Things in Life that People Seem to Forget to Tell You About
This compilation of suggestions about finances, health care, employment, and relationships from foster youth transitioning to adulthood is aimed at equipping other youth leaving foster care with the necessary tools to become independent and successful adults.