Champions for Children with Disabilities
Mental Health and Transition Age Youth: Preparing for the Future
This webinar was held 7/15/2015
This PACER webinar highlights how youth development professionals can work effectively with transition age youth (14-21) with mental health challenges, their families and IEP teams to identify their transition needs and work towards their post-secondary education, employment, and community living goals. Special emphasis is on person-centered planning and utilizing community-based resources and services.
- Renelle Nelson, MA, Parent Advocate, Children's Mental Health & Emotional or Behavioral Disorder Project Coordinator
- Jennifer Thomas, MA, Parent Advocate, Children's Mental Health & Emotional or Behavioral Disorder Specialist
For project evaluation purposes, PACER may email webinar viewers a brief follow-up survey in 3 to 6 months.
This webinar is an activity of Partners for Youth, MNís Disability Employment Initiative (DEI). Partners for Youth was administered by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, Office for Youth Development from October 2012 through September 2015 with funding from the U.S. Department of Labor.