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

September 24, 2019

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New Spanish-Language Resources Available!

A new Spanish translation of a 2018 Focal Point article of special interest to families is now available. "Un Alto Brusco: Involucramiento familiar cuando un joven comple 18," or "A Screeching Halt: Family Involvement When a Youth Turns 18," discusses the role of families of young adults with mental health challenges as they transition to adulthood. This article, and other recent Spanish-language versions of existing Pathways resources, are available now on the Pathways website, thanks to translation services made possible through the National Training and Technical Assistance Center for Child, Youth, and Family Mental Health (NTTAC).

Access the article and other Pathways resources available in Spanish »

Upcoming Webinar: Using Text and Email with Clients – Guidance and Resources for Providers

Date/Time: October 24, 2019, 2pm – 3pm PT, 5pm – 6pm ET

In this webinar Roy Huggins will offer providers an overview of the technical and administrative requirements for the ethical, HIPAA-compliant use of text and email. This information will help providers decide how texting and email can, or cannot, fit into their practice. This webinar will be co-hosted by Pathways, Oregon Health & Science University / Portland State University School of Public Health, and the EASA Center for Excellence.

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Helping Young Adults from Foster Care Succeed in College

This popular tip sheet from Pathways' FUTURES project addresses issues that can hinder young adults with experience in foster care in their efforts to attend or succeed in college. It offers strategies to college faculty and staff to support students from foster care to overcome these issues.

Download the tip sheet »

Stuff We Like

Webinar Recording: Housing Options for Youth Leaving Care

This recorded webinar from the National Center for Housing and Child Welfare includes an overview of programs around the country that communities are implementing to help ensure that young people who age out of foster care are able to transition to permanent housing.

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Supporting Older Youth: Examining Data and Trends in Extended Foster Care

This recent research report from Child Trends presents analysis of the relationship between extended foster care and young adult outcomes. It outlines the key findings of researchers' analysis of three national datasets. The report also provides recommendations for future research.

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Office Hour: Improving Access to Services for Young Adults

Date/Time: September 24, 2019, 11am – 12pm PT, 2pm – 3pm ET

This Young Adult Services and Supports office hour representing grantee leadership, evaluation, and youth voice efforts will focus on how communities are improving access to services for young adults. Participants will have opportunity for discussion, sharing of examples, and Q&A.

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Webinar: Cultural and Structural Considerations for Addressing Psychosis in Young Adults

Date/Time: September 26, 2019, 11am – 12pm PT, 2pm – 3pm ET

In this TA Network webinar, presenters Nev Jones and Oscar Jiménez-Solomon will present findings from research on the ways that culture and structural conditions, including poverty and stigma, affect the experiences of psychosis in young people, their access to services, and outcomes.

Register for the webinar »

2020 Training Institutes

Date/Location: June 29 – 30, 2020 (Pre-Institutes) / July 1 – 3, 2020 (Training Institutes), Orlando, FL

The 2020 Training Institutes, #WhatCouldBe: Bolder Systems & Brighter Futures for Children, Youth, Young Adults & their Families, challenge us to build on existing delivery systems for children's services with new ideas and approaches. The submission deadline has been extended to October 13, 2019.

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Call for Proposals: 33rd Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health

Date/Location: March 15 – 18, 2020, Tampa, FL

The conference planning committee is seeking proposals for presentations on research benefitting children, youth and their families. Now in its 33rd year, the "Tampa Conference" encourages researchers, evaluators, and policymakers to become engaged in developing creative solutions for the issues facing the country's most challenged children and their families. The submission deadline is October 11, 2019.

Submit a proposal »

Register for the conference »

2019 Online KT Conference: Innovative KT Strategies that Work!

Date/Time: October 28, 30, and November 1, 2019, 10am – 2pm PT, 1pm – 5pm ET

KITDRR, the Center On Knowledge Translation for Disability & Rehabilitation Research, will host a free conference over three days. Designed for grantees and other stakeholders of the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), the conference will cover setting the stage for KT, research synthesis and planning for impact, and innovative dissemination strategies and tools.

Register for the online conference »

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Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) 2020 Conference

Date/Location: June 24 – 27, 2020, New York, NY

The WFRN is accepting submissions for its 5th biennial conference. The conference theme is "Advancing Equality at Work and Home: Strengthening Science and Collaboration." The submission deadline is November 1, 2019.

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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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