Hailey Grigas, Adeline Warren, Cailyn Zornes, Annemarie Connor; Psychosocial Effects of Work-Related Social-Skills Training Among Adolescents With Substance Use Disorders (SUD): A Pilot Study. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311515306. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO4049
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Date Presented 04/05/19
The transition period from education to employment is a difficult period that is further complicated by a diagnosis of SUD. While adolescent choices may have a major impact on employment attainment and sustainability, preliminary results show that implementation of a manualized soft skills training program among adolescents with SUD shows promise in improving self-efficacy, which is a primary driver of career-related confidence, goal persistence, and decision-making.
Primary Author and Speaker: Hailey Grigas
Additional Authors and Speakers: Adeline Warren, Cailyn Zornes
Contributing Authors: Annemarie Connor
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