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Promoting Young Adult Success in School and Work - Free Training for Providers

Our new training program is designed to offer information and resources to people interested in supporting youth and young adults with serious mental health conditions in their transition to employment and/or post-secondary education. This program is part of the 2019-2024 Learning & Working RRTC.

New Course Now Available:
Engaging Young Adults in Work and School

teacher and student with arms around each in a workshop other smiling Our first free course titled "Engaging Young Adults in Work and School", provides key information and resources related to the importance of engaging young adults in work and school endeavors, strategies for doing this important work, and an inside look into programs that are supporting young adults in transitioning.

What is it?

  • The Engaging Young Adults course is a free online and interactive resource that aims to inspire and support those who work with and care about young adults with mental health conditions as they pursue career ambitions.
  • The course offers a combination of resources: interactive elements as well as videos, webinars, informational tip sheets, and interviews with YA's and providers to help you engage young adults in work and school.
  • The course is self-guided to complete at your own pace. You can test your knowledge, earn badges and even get a Certificate of Participation.
  • Course materials are downloadable to use as a resource when working with young adults.

Who is it for?

  • Service providers, young adults, family members, peer supporters, employers, and anyone interested in supporting the vocational development of young adults with mental health conditions.

How much does it cost?

  • The course is free of charge and is funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

How do I enroll?

  • Visit:
  • Scroll down and click on The Learning and Working Center Success in Work and School Course thumbnail
  • Register for the course, creating a username and password

Questions? Contact Us via Email.