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

June 21, 2021

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News from Pathways RTC

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Register for the June 24th Consultation: Working with Caregivers and Families

Date/Time: June 24, 2021, 10am PT / 1pm ET

This web conference will discuss how youth peer support specialists work with youths' families and caregivers. Topics will include how to engage family members and caregivers, as well as common challenges or misconceptions that youth peer support specialists may face when working with caregivers and families.

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May Consultation Recording: Strategic Sharing for Youth Peer Support Specialists

Youth peer support specialists are expected to share their lived experience with youth, parents, fellow professionals and advocacy purposes. This consultation reviews various scenarios focusing on how youth peer support specialists can safely share their stories in ways that support their youth and their work.

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Psychosis to Peer Support: Pathways Publications in Spanish

A number of Pathways’ most popular publications are available in Spanish, including information targeted to parents and caregivers, and tip sheets and FAQs primarily intended for young people.

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Stuff We Like


Webinar: A Clinician's Guide to First Episode Psychosis for Latinx Youth

Date/Time: June 30, 2021, 8am PT / 11am ET

This webinar will review best practices for initial engagement, assessment, and family involvement when working with Latinx youth experiencing psychosis for the first time.

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Understanding and Coping With the Effects of Overexposure to Stories of Hardship and Trauma

Date/Time: July 8, 2021, 2pm PT / 5pm ET

This webinar will present a model of the helper as witness that provides concrete suggestions as to how a provider can shift from feeling ineffective to feeling effective and competent. Participants will learn ways of activating resilience, creating a self-care toolbox and managing grief and loss.

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Webinar: Trauma Informed Youth Peer Support: An Essential Tool for Supporting Youth

Date/Time: July 12, 2021, 3pm PT / 6pm ET

It is critical for peer providers to understand trauma and its impact on many of the youth and young adults they will be working with. This workshop will provide concrete examples of what trauma-informed practice looks like in action and how to apply this philosophy within peer relationships.

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Webinar: Motivational Interviewing-Informed Supervision

Date/Time: July 14, 2021, 11:30am PT / 2:30pm ET

Motivational Interviewing (MI) provides a valuable foundation and approach for providing quality supervision. In this session we’ll explore ways in which the MI spirit, core skills, and four processes can enhance supervision. Three MI-based supervisory models will be presented along with vignettes.

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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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