young adults

Supporting Youth Peers During COVID-19

This archived webinar covered how organizations can support their youth staff, supervision strategies for youth peers, and recommendations on how youth peer support specialists can support their youth while maintaining their own mental health.

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Telehealth for Transition Age Youth and Young Adults: Privacy, Emotional Safety, and Welfare During COVID-19 and Beyond

Factsheet for providers. Provides options for protecting the emotional safety, privacy and welfare of transition-age youth and young adults while they are participating in virtual mental health care. These were compiled over the course of several conversations with providers currently working with this population, including youth peer support specialists, clinicians, and supervisors. This list is intended as a starting point as services evolve to meet the challenges of this new era.

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Parents Chime In: Our Self-Care Strategies While Supporting Loved Ones with Mental Health Conditions During a Pandemic

Members of this center's Family Advisory Board share their advice on taking care of themselves and their family while they take care of a loved one with mental health conditions. This factsheet also includes links to organizations and other publications.

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How Young Adults Can Manage Loss of Income During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A factsheet for young adults with mental health conditions who have lost jobs and income during the pandemic. Tips include assessing bills and incoming income, prioritizing important expenses, filing for unemployment, and where to find resouces in the community.

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Finishing College Classes During COVID-19

A factsheet for young adults with mental health conditions transitioning to remote learning for college. Includes tips for physical and mental organization, reducing distractions, and organizing your technology. 

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Working from Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Tips and Strategies to Maintain Productivity and Connectedness

This factsheet provides tips and strategies for young people with mental health conditions to manage successfully working from home, which can present unique challenges, from how to focus with at-home distractions, to trying to be productive and communicate well with team members from afar. Here at the Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research, many of our faculty and staff have years of experience mastering the art of remote work and have put together a list of their top 5 tips and tricks to navigating this strange new world.

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COVID-19 Resources for Youth and Young Adults

A large curated collection with hundreds of resources for youth, young adults, families, college students, educators, and supporters; news items from around the country; webinars on methods to support college students with mental health conditions who have been affected by disruptions in school; and selections from Transitions ACR publications and products which may be of help to students, administrators, and counselors.

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Brief Coaching Can Help Youth Receiving Wraparound Services Become More Engaged in Their Treatment Planning

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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A Guided Career Planning Program May Help Young Adults with Mental Health Challenges Achieve Their Goals

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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