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The Learning & Working
During the Transition to Adulthood
Rehabilitation Research & Training Center

The Transitions RTC is a national effort that aims to improve the supports for youth and young adults, ages 14-30, with serious mental health conditions who are trying to successfully complete their schooling and training and move into rewarding work lives.

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News & Events


Recovery Workforce Summit: PRA 2014 Annual Conference
June 22-25, 2014

Nami 2014 National Convention
September 3-6, 2014

IOM Releases New Report: Improving the Health, Safety, and Well-Being of Young Adults - Workshop Summary
Maryann Davis appointed to the planning committee

Articles by Transitions RTC faculty & staff - Summer 2013 Focal Point Special Issue, “Education & Employment”


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What's Happening!

Maryann Davis, PhD, Institute of Medicine video presentation: Improving the Health, Safety and Well-Being of Young Adults

• RTC Presentatons at the 27th Annual Children's Mental Health Research & Policy Conference

Employment, Education & System Issues
State of the Science Meeting 2013

State of the Science Conference Proceedings 2013

• Video: A View into Young Adults with Psychiatric Disabilities: The Mission & Work of the Transitions RTC
This video provides an engaging overview of the challenges faced by young adults with psychiatric disabilities, and the critical issues surrounding their movement into adult roles as student and worker

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2013 State of the Science Conference Proceedings

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Transition Age Youth with Mental Health Challenges in the Juvenile Justice System

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How to Speak Up and Be Heard: Self Advocacy


Principles

  • Support youth & young adults in their multiple roles as students, learners, & workers. More
  • Examine ways for programs to address the specific psychosocial needs of this group. More
  • Partner with youth & young adults to conduct our research & share our findings.
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Young Adult Project Assistants working at the Transitions RTC.


Transitions Research and Training Center materials and information are accessible to diverse audiences. If you need a publication or product in an alternative format, please send a request to Lisa M. Smith at TransitionsRTC@umassmed.edu.