Transition Age Youth: Youth Leadership Benefits Engagement and Resiliency

About the Course:

In this informative presentation, Amanda Costa, BS & Kathleen Biebel, PhD of Transitions Research & Training Center explore ways to improve services and address poor outcomes often experienced by transition age youth. This Recovery to Practice (RTP) training helps behavioral health and general healthcare practitioners improve delivery of recovery-oriented services, supports, and treatment.

Publication Date:

Aired March 1, 2017


Amanda Costa, B.S.

Amanda Costa, B.S., is the Project Director at the Transitions Research and Training Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Kathleen Biebel, Ph.D.

Kathleen Biebel, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and the Assistant Director of the Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center (SPARC) in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Recommended For:

Any professional working with youths and substance abuse issues. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify ways in which youth leadership programs benefit engagement and resiliency in general, as well as how youth leadership programs help young adults specifically with the transition to the workforce.

  2. Describe and discuss the Young Adult (YA) leadership attributes as defined by the presenters.

  3. Discuss the strategies which are recommended by the presenters to build Young Adult (YA) Leadership opportunities.

Course Material

Powerpoint Presentation

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Course Number: 102366
Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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Format: Recorded Webinar
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