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Tip Sheets - Employment, Education, Living Skills and More

Resource Author/Owner/Service Provider

Transitions Research & Training Center

Description

This web page provides an extensive collection of downloadable tip-sheets, briefs, posters, infographics and videos, many of which were developed and reviewed with input from young adults with serious mental health conditions and given their "stamp of approval."

Education

  • What is a 504 Plan and How Can it Help my Teen?
  • My Mental Health Rights on Campus
  • Teens on IEPs: Making my Transitions Services Work for Me
  • Tools for School: Accommodations for College Students with Mental Health Challenges

Living Skills

  • Telling your Money What to Do: The Young Adults Guide
  • How to Speak up and be Heard: Self Advocacy
  • My Must Have Papers
  • Keeping in Contact with Your Professional
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI), What Happens to your SSI when you Turn 18?

Other

  • Becoming an Adult: Challenges for those with Mental Health Conditions
  • Young Adults Getting Involved: Participatory Action Research & Transition Age Youth
  • Crossing the Divide: Programs that Bridge Child and Adult Mental Health Services
  • Building a Community of Practice to Support Young Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions

 

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Categories

AdvocacyAlternative Employment OptionsCounselingDisability RightsEmploymentEmployment SupportsFinancial SupportsGeneral Support for FamiliesHigher EducationInformation and ReferralLife Skill DevelopmentMoney ManagementSelf-AdvocacySelf-Directed CareTransition PlanningTransitions to Adulthood

Related Terms

disability rightsfinancial independenceself-advocacytransition
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Developed by the Council on Children and Families and Funded by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council