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

February 24, 2022

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Opportunity: Young Adults Who Have Received Peer Support

Pathways researchers are looking for young adults (up to age 30) who have received peer support for mental health, to participate in small group discussions about what makes peer support effective.

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National Survey on Family Support During Transition

This report summarizes findings from a national survey that focused on supports that families provide to young people with serious mental health conditions during transition. Families report providing financial, housing, transportation, crisis planning, job-related and other supports.

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FUTURES Intervention Shows Positive Impact on College GPA and Retention for Youth with Foster Care Histories

This research brief reports findings from a small randomized controlled trial of Project FUTURES, a support and retention program for college students with foster care experience and mental health conditions. Results were promising, with youth participating in FUTURES having better outcomes in several areas, including retention and grade point average at follow up.

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Opportunity: Business Analytics Programmer Position at Stars

Stars Behavioral Health Group is hiring for a Business Analytics Programmer. This position would be a good learning/career pathway for a grad student interested in data science for behavioral health care. Position could be fully remote. (Click "Search Our Job Openings" and then on "Research" under "Job Category")

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Opportunity: Project Assistant Position – Lived Experience an Asset

The Learning and Working During the Transition to Adulthood Center at the University of Massachusetts is searching for a part-time Project Assistant. The ideal candidate is a young adult college student or recent graduate with lived experience of a mental health condition.

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Webinar: Evidence-Based Practices in Supported Employment

Date/Time: March 10, 2022, 9am PT / 12pm ET

This webinar will review the core aspects of several evidence-based psychiatric rehabilitation practices, focusing on practical strategies and skills that participants can do now to make a difference.

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Webinar: Collective Trauma and Collective Healing

Date/Time: March 17, 2022, 8am PT / 11am ET

This four-hour workshop will look at collective trauma – today and historically – and examine its impact and demands on the field of mental and behavioral health. It will also explore the role and responsibility of mental health care providers and how the field can be instrumental in collective healing.

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Webinar: Organizational Implicit Bias and its Impact on BIPOC Populations

Date/Time: March 23, 2022, 10am PT / 1pm ET

While much attention has been paid to individual implicit bias, research is beginning to show ways in which organizations can also possess hidden forms of bias at the policy, procedural, and administrative level. Join us as we learn more about the impact of implicit organizational bias and collectively explore ways to mitigate its effects on training and education, community building, recruitment and hiring, and beyond.

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Opportunity: Post-Docs in Mental Health Services Research

iSPARC at UMass Medical School is taking applications for two post-doc positions, to start in September. Post-docs will work with faculty mentors to define their area of research focus, participate in ongoing research and grant submissions, complete pilot projects, and have opportunities for publication.

Apply »

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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