Overview: What are the challenges for youth with psychiatric disabilities as they transition to adulthood
Maryann Davis, UMass
This webinar will provide an overview of youth with psychiatric disabilities during the transition to adulthood. It will provide an overview of the important elements of development during this stage of life for all youth, how youth with psychiatric disabilities fare in those developmental tasks, and implications for services. It will also describe challenges to taking on adult role functioning and accessing developmentally appropriate and effective services and supports, summarize the current research on services and supports, and provide resources for youth, providers, and family members.