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

July 15, 2021

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Register for the July and August Consultations

July: Supporting Decision Making

Date/Time: July 22, 2021, 10am PT / 1pm ET

This consultation will cover how young adult peer support specialists can support young people to make healthy, safe decisions that are consistent with their own interests and preferences.

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August: Supporting Culturally Responsive Practice

Date/Time: August 12, 2021, 10am PT / 1pm ET

This final consultation web conference will discuss the implementation of culturally responsive practices in organizations employing young adult peer support specialists.

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June Consultation Recording: Working with Caregivers and Families

June’s consultation focused on 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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EASA Connections: Community-Based Participatory Research to Develop a Peer-Based Early Psychosis Web Resource With Young Adults

This journal article describes how a participatory research process was used to engage young adults who had experienced psychosis in a process to design and deliver a web-based recovery resource.

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Webinar Recording: Strategies to Reduce Youth Suicide

This webinar describes current trends related to youth suicide and provides an exploration of national and state-level strategies for suicide prevention.

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Webinar: Providing Culturally Responsive Behavioral Health Care to LGBTQ+ Latinx Communities

Date/Time: July 20, 2021, 12pm PT / 3pm ET

The presenters will discuss affirming, culturally responsive best practices when providing behavioral health care to the Latinx community.

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Webinar: Family Psychoeducation for Caregivers of Individuals with First-Episode Psychosis

Date/Time: July 22, 2021, 10am PT / 1pm ET

This webinar will focus on family psychoeducation, an evidence-based treatment for individuals with psychotic disorders, and discuss the benefits of this intervention.

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Webinar: Self-Care With and for Youth Peers

Date/Time: August 2, 2021, 3pm PT / 6pm ET

This workshop will focus on the importance of actionable strategies for managing self-care while serving as a youth peer provider.

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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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