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Pathways RTC's newsletter featuring the latest news and research on youth and young adult mental health

April 13, 2017

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News from Pathways RTC

Upcoming Webinar: "Psychosis Risk Syndrome: Assessment and Treatment Implications for Early Psychosis Programs"

Date/Time: Friday, May 12, 2017, 9am – 10:30am PT / 12pm – 1:30pm ET

This webinar is the second of a series with Dr. Barbara Walsh discussing Psychosis Risk Syndrome. This webinar will focus on assessing for Psychosis Risk Syndrome and Treatment Implications/ Recommendations for Early Psychosis Programs.

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View first webinar in this series »

This webinar is made possible through partnership with the National Training and Technical Assistance Center for Child, Youth and Family Mental Health (NTTAC), operated by the National Technical Assistance Network for Children's Behavioral Health (TA Network), funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services, Child, Adolescent and Family Branch.

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Conference Presentation Slides and Posters Now Available

Pathways researchers shared their latest work at the 30th Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health in Tampa last month. Their presentations and posters are now available online:

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Previous Webinar Recording Available

On March 22 Pathways hosted "Multisystemic Therapy for Emerging Adults (MST-EA): Treating Young Adults Who Have Justice Involvement and Behavioral Health Conditions," with Ashli Sheidow and Maryann Davis. This webinar augments an interview with Davis and Sheidow in the upcoming edition of Focal Point (the "Justice and Recovery" issue ships later this month). Slides and a recording are now available from the Pathways webinar archive.

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Updated Directory of Early Psychosis Intervention Programs

The latest version of the Program Directory of Early Psychosis Intervention Programs from the EASA (Early Assessment & Support Alliance) Center for Excellence is a database and directory of early intervention programs for psychosis within the U.S. This resource is maintained in partnership with The National Technical Assistance Network For Children's Behavioral Health.

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Core Provider Training: Family Acceptance Project

Date/Location: April 25 – 26, 2017, Detroit, MI

Dr. Caitlin Ryan, along with the Family Run Executive Director Leadership Association (FREDLA), will lead this training. It focuses on a family-based approach to wellness, prevention and care for LGBTQ children, youth, and young adults, based on the Family Acceptance Project's family intervention and support model.

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NAMI Webinar: Understanding Depression in Teenagers

Date/Time: Thursday, April 27, 2017, 10am – 11am PT / 1pm – 2pm ET

In this webinar, Dr. Argyris Stringaris, Chief of the Mood Brain and Development Unit at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, MD, will discuss the prevalence and impact of depression for young people and review the current treatment options including a new strategy using the brain's reward processing as a potential treatment option.

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An Update on Suicidal Behavior in Youth: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Date/Location: May 3 – 4, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA

This research symposium will provide attendees information on current biological and psychological mechanisms likely to contribute to suicide risk; novel approaches to the assessment of suicidal risk; and advances in treatment and prevention. Registration deadline is Friday, April 21, 2017.

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Help Test New Tool to Assess Youth Participation

Pathways RTC researchers and Youth M.O.V.E. National have developed a new tool for agencies to assess whether their policies and procedures support the meaningful participation of young people in decision-making. If you work for or with an agency that wants to include youth and young adults in agency decision-making, please help test this tool by completing an online survey by April 15th. Survey participants can enter a raffle for a 1-in-50 chance of winning a $100 Amazon gift card!

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Early Bird Registration for Alternatives 2017

Date/Location: August 18 – 21, 2017, Boston, MA

The Alternatives Conference offers life-changing opportunities to those in the mental health peer-recovery movement. Participants make valuable connections, develop leadership skills, provide and receive peer support, and share expertise and resources. Early bird registration ends April 20th!

Register for the conference »

This activity is supported by a grant funded by both the National Institute of Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research, and the Center for Mental Health Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, United States Department of Health and Human Services (NIDILRR grant 90RT5030). NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL). The content does not necessarily represent the policy of NIDILRR, ACL, HHS, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

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