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

February 26, 2020

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News from Pathways RTC

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Introducing the Pathways to Positive Futures "Family" of Agency/Staff Trainings

Pathways has developed a “family” of trainings for agencies and providers working with transition age youth grounded in the Pathways to Positive Futures Practice Framework, which integrates self-determination theory and positive development approaches. Visit our new training web pages to learn more.

Learn more about the trainings »

New Pathways Comic Study Guide for "Some Afternoons"

There is a new study guide available for Pathways Comics Volume 3, "Some Afternoons," available for download now, in addition to guides for the previous two volumes of our Pathways comics series. These guides can be used individually, in trainings, or during one-on-one or group supervision to help raise questions for discussion and points for reflection about the events in the comics, including how to continue using youth-driven conversational techniques in situations of potential concern or risk.

View study guide for Vol. 3 »

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Información importante para padres y amigos de jóvenes que padecen psicosis: Lecciones aprendidas de graduados jóvenes de EASA

Check out this Spanish-language translation of "Important Information for Parents and Friends of Young People Experiencing Psychosis: Lessons Learned from Young Adult Graduates of EASA," published last April. Reminder: many of our English-language products are available in Spanish on our website.

Download the tip sheet »

View other Spanish-language publications »

Stuff We Like


Northwest MHTTC SMH Supplement Presents at the 17th Annual International Conference on Positive Behavior Support

Date/Location: March 11 – 14, 2020, Miami, FL

The 17th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support will feature over 150 oral presentations, posters, pre-conference and skill-building workshops highlighting empirical findings, assessment and intervention methods, current topics, and other aspects of Positive Behavior Support. This event accepts on-site registration after online registration closes.

View event details »

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

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

Last week for early registration rate! 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 »

Transition Researcher Networking: Reception for Researchers and Aspiring Researchers in the Field of Transition Age Youth & Young Adults

Date/Location: March 16, 2020, 6 – 7:30pm, Hilton Tampa Bayshore V (at "Tampa Conference")

Come connect with researchers from around the country at this annual kickoff event hosted by the Pathways RTC and the Learning and Working RRTC. Attendees can share their own research and network with one another. New and aspiring researchers are especially encouraged to attend.

View the event flyer »

Webinar: Collaboration between Youth Partners and Family Partners in Wraparound

Date/Time: April 20, 2020, 10am – 11am PST / 1pm – 2pm EST

Youth/Young Adult Peer Support is a relatively new addition to Wraparound. Programs sometimes struggle with understanding how teamwork is best enhanced when there is both a family partner and a youth partner involved. This webinar, presented by Janet Walker, Caitlin Baird, and Maria Hermsen-Kritz, focuses on optimizing the connection between youth and family peer support partners, when they are working together on Wraparound teams. It will cover key strategies on how to collaborate to address common challenges with life scenarios.

Register for the webinar »

2020 Training Institutes

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

Registration is now open for the 2020 Training Institutes, #WhatCouldBe: Bolder Systems & Brighter Futures for Children, Youth, Young Adults & their Families. Conference sessions will focus on topic areas that are critical components of effective delivery systems for children, youth, young adults, and families. Presentations address the system of care core values of community-based, family-driven, youth-driven, and culturally and linguistically responsive designs, models, services, and approaches. Presenters and attendees are experts and leaders in the field of children’s services including parents, youth, young adults, policymakers, clinicians, researchers, and evaluators from communities across the nation.

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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