Category: Transition aged-youth

Apply Now: Healthy Transitions—Improving Life Trajectories for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Disorders Program

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for FY 2018 Healthy Transitions: Improving Life Trajectories for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Disorders Program grants (or, “Healthy Transitions”). The overall goal of Healthy Transitions will be to provide developmentally appropriate, culturally and linguistically competent services and supports …

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Teaching—and Reaching—Students behind Bars

Education Week By Sarah D. Sparks There are no guardhouses or concertina-topped fences around the Wyoming Girls School. There’s no need; the correctional facility nestles on a rural road off Interstate 90, almost dead-center of the state at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains, and no student has tried to run away in the last …

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Children on Sex Offender Registries

Children on Sex Offender Registries at Greater Risk for Suicide Attempts, Study Suggests Other risks include sexual assault, being approached by an adult for sex and mental health problems 12/6/2017 Johns Hopkins Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse The most troubling findings, the authors say, pertained to suicidal intent and victimization experiences. The study …

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Apply Now: Technical Assistance Initiative to Strengthen Education and Workforce Development Services for Justice-Involved Young Adults

With support from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, RTI International invites community partnerships to submit a letter of interest to join a technical assistance initiative focused on improving outcomes for young adults (ages 16–24) who are involved with the criminal justice system by connecting them with career and technical education …

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