The development of the contents of this presentation were supported by funding from the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research, United States Department of Education, and the Center for Mental Health Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, United States Department of Health and Human Services (NIDRR grant H133B090019).
Indian youth -- Social conditions, Indian youth -- Services for, Indian youth -- Surveys, Social work with youth
This presentation focuses on native American youth and how work with this population can be improved by following the Relational World View as a theoretical framework. Discusses practice-based evidence findings and development of the NAYA Assessment Tool, and the Finding Our Way study methods. Findings of the study explore young people's perceptions of challenges, needs and supports. Finally, the presenters discuss expansion of the assessment tool to address transition domains.
Cross, Terry L., Pauline Jivanjee, Abby Bandurraga, Barbara J. Friesen, L. Kris Gowen, and Cori Matthew. "Native American Young People in the Transition to Adulthood: Perceptions of Challenges and Supports." The 26th Annual Children's Mental Health Research & Policy Conference, March 4, 2013, Tampa FL.