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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