Navigating the Unknowns: Surviving and Thriving when Young Adults Live at Home

This podcast, hosted by Dr. Sarah Verbiest, introduces four young people who contribute to the discussion on strategies for youth and their parents on navigating the conflicts and opportunities of sharing a home.


Dr. Verbiest is the Director of the Jordan Institute for Families and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work. She has over 20 years’ experience working in maternal and child health and is the mom of two young adults who both live at home.


Sarah Verbiest, DrPH, MSW, MPH

Director, The Jordan Institute for Families

School of Social Work, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill


Guest Speakers:


Emiko LeNeave

Graduating Senior, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public Relations – Global Studies


Lizzie Irvin

Graduating Senior, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Advertising and Public Relations


Kylie Verbiest

Web Developer/Innovator


Ty Verbiest

CNA/College Student


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