Upcoming Webinar: "Family Support for Transition-Aged Youth"
Date: September 29, 2015
Time: 10am - 11:00am PST / 1pm - 2:00pm EST
Pathways RTC’s September 29th webinar will focus on working successfully with families who have a transition-aged young person (14-29) currently experiencing mental health difficulties.
After attending this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Use their research-based knowledge of family experiences to better support young adults with mental health challenges and their families.
- Assess the impact of cultural background on the experiences of these families.
- Access training opportunities and resources that will help families better support young people.
- Identify needed research and training that will help participants better address the needs of young adults and their families.
- Nicholas Buekea (Pathways System/Policy Analysis and Change Project, Portland State University): A young adult's perspective on family support.
- Ana María Brannan (Indiana University): Caregiver Strain—Family experiences supporting young people with mental health difficulties, and cultural differences in these experiences.
- Lori Cerar (Allies with Families, Utah): Growing Up without Growing Apart, a training program for families.
- Lisa Lambert (Parent/Professional Advocacy League, Massachusetts): Moving to Adult Life: A Legal Guide for Parents of Young People with Mental Health Needs, and the varied roles of family members.
- Eileen Brennan (Pathways Transition Training Partnership, Portland State University): Promoting Positive Pathways to Adulthood Training Series.