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

November 19, 2019

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New Spanish-Language Resource Available!

"¿Qué es apoyo de pares y qué NO lo es?," a new Spanish translation of one of the most popular Pathways publications, "What Is Peer Support and What Is Not Peer Support," is now available. One of Pathways' most downloaded resources since it was first published in English in 2016, this tip sheet addresses common misperceptions around the youth/young adult peer support role. This resource 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).

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Access other Pathways resources in Spanish »

Seeking Participants for National Survey on Supports Families Provide During the Transition Years

We are currently looking for participants for a national survey who are:

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Youth Advocate to Advocate for Youth: The Next Transition

This resource, produced by Youth MOVE National in partnership with Pathways RTC in 2013, is a guide for young people who want to utilize their own lived experience to advocate for positive changes. It outlines seven stages that individuals would progress through as they transition from a Youth Advocate to an Advocate for Youth.

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Stuff We Like

First-Episode Psychosis and Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorders Guide

This guide from SAMHSA supports health care providers, systems, and communities to address first-episode psychosis and co-occurring substance use disorders. It describes relevant research, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers resources.

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Leveraging Social Networks, Tech to Help Homeless Young People

In this recent viewpoint article in Youth Today, researchers Anamika Barman-Adhikari, Ph.D. and Jaih Craddock, Ph.D. discuss the role of technology in the lives of young people experiencing homelessness and suggest that social service programs consider ways to use technology in connecting with young people.

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Webinar – Today! Re-Conceptualizing & Boosting Engagement for Young Adults with Serious Mental Health Needs Community-Base Services

Date/Time: November 1, 2019, 12pm – 1pm PT, 3pm – 4pm ET

In this webinar hosted by Transitions ACR, Vanessa Klodnick of Thresholds will present new practice principles to address the specifics of engaging young adults.

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Webinar: Operationalizing Family Voice and Leadership in Systems of Care

Date/Time: November 20, 2019, 11:30am – 1pm PT, 2:30pm – 4pm ET

Part of the TA Network's System of Care Leadership (SOC) Learning Community, in this session presenters from the Family-Run Executive Director Leadership Association (FREDLA) will discuss how to operationalize family voice and leadership in all aspects of SOC development and expansion.

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

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

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.

Register for the conference »

Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) 2020 Conference

Date/Time: 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."

Learn more about the conference »

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.

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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