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Transition Age Youth Resources

Date: 
02/06/2013
Author: 
Jennifer Honig, MHLAC

Transition Age Youth Resources

This is a document where we can all add links to certain categories of information pertinent to transition age youth in Massachusetts:

1.       Existing direct service resources or resource guides

DMH Young Adult Resource Guide (2011), https://www.mass.gov/media/1269226/download

Institute for Community Inclusion, https://www.communityinclusion.org/topic.php?topic_id=7t

DDS, The Road Forward: A DDS Guide to Transitional Planning (2009), www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dmr/transition-planning-road-forward.rtf

Disability Law Center, Planning for Life After Special Education in Massachusetts: A Transition Services Online Manual (Dec. 2012), www.dlc-ma.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/LASE-Manual.doc

 

2.       Existing advocacy initiatives/potential partners

Mass. DMH Transition Age Youth Initiative, https://www.mass.gov/resources-for-transition-age-youth-and-young-adults-ages-16-22

Institute for Community Inclusion, https://www.communityinclusion.org/topic.php?topic_id=7 (which includes a list of related projects)

 

3.       Reports or papers

GAO, Young Adults with Serious Mental Illness (2008), https://www.gao.gov/new.items/d08678.pdf

Bazelon, Moving On: Analysis of Federal Programs Funding Services to Assist Transition-Age Youth with Serious Mental Health Conditions (2005), http://nned.net/docs-general/Analysis.pdf

Consumer Quality Initiatives, Inc., Voices of Youth in Transition (2002), https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1569&context=psych_cmhsr

MSPCC, 18 and Out: Life after Foster Care in MA (2005), https://www.chapa.org/sites/default/files/qwert_16.pdf (listing many partnering agencies)


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