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

May 12, 2021

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Register for the May 27th Consultation: Strategic Sharing for Youth Peer Support Specialists

Date/Time: May 27, 2021, 10am PT / 1pm ET

Youth peer support specialists are expected to share their lived experience with you, parents and fellow professionals, and for advocacy purposes. We will review various scenarios on how youth peer support specialists can safely share their stories in ways that support their youth and their work.

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April Consultation Recording: Self-Care and Setting Boundaries for Youth Peer Support Specialists

In this consultation web conference, our team of experienced youth peer support supervisors discussed how to support youth peer support specialists in practicing self-care and setting boundaries with their youth clients.

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Helping Young Adults from Foster Care Succeed in College

This tip sheet offers strategies for college faculty, staff and administrators working to help foster/former foster youth and young adults succeed in college.

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Recorded Webinar: Sexual Orientation and Behavioral Health 101

This webinar enables behavioral health service providers to be more equipped to support, treat and advocate for people with diverse sexual orientations.

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Workshop: Enhancing Wellbeing in Behavioral Health Care Providers: Mindfulness and Acceptance Practices

Date/Time: May 25, 2021, 9am PT / 12pm ET

This workshop introduces healthcare workers to Mindfulness and Acceptance Practices, which have a growing evidence base for helping people to live richer, fuller, and more meaningful and productive lives. This workshop will provide an introduction to these practices and will involve taking part in brief activities and exercises within the workshop aimed at starting to apply these practices in their own lives.

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Webinar: Stress Management and Resiliency Training (SMART)

Date/Time: May 28, 2021, 9am PT / 12pm ET

The SMART Webinar offers an innovative, modern, uplifting, and highly scalable approach to enhance individual resilience. SMART, developed by Dr. Amit Sood at Mayo Clinic, has been tested and found efficacious in over 30 clinical trials for decreasing symptoms of stress, anxiety, and burnout, and increasing resilience, wellbeing, mindfulness, happiness, and positive health behaviors.

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Webinar: Developing Anti-Racism Strategies in Behavioral Health Agencies

Date/Time: June 9, 2021, 11:30am PT / 2:30pm ET

In this session, we will take a critical look at the consequences of racism on health and the role of behavioral health agencies and all members of the agency in responding. We will review dominant culture and institutional biases that may uphold inequities within agencies and strategize around dealing with change fatigue and resistance to essential anti-racist practices.

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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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