Transitional Age Program
The Transitional Age Program is for consumers who are currently enrolled in a K-12 public school educational program. A referral and authorization would be received by YIC by the funding source. Click this link for more information about funding. Once services are authorized, an assessment is then completed to determine if the program is appropriate and recommended for the consumer. If the results of the assessment recommend the consumer would benefit from the program and funding for the program is approved, the consumer is then enrolled in the program.
Transitional Program consumers receive:
Functional Vocational Assessment
Individual Habilitation Service Plan (IHSP)
Transition education and social vocational training provided by CTC Credentialed Educators and Music Industry Professionals
Counseling provided by CTC Credentialed Counselors
Industry specific skill development using evidence-based teaching methodologies, maximizing consumer learning and performance
Consumers learn and collaborate with peers and Industry Professionals in a classroom, community-based hybrid setting.
Some of the skills consumers will learn:
about life after high school, college life, and the hidden curriculum in college and the workplace
how to find your first job - marketing yourself using LinkedIn, WordPress, and other web-based mediums, including appropriate use of Social Media
how to be your own advocate
career exploration and finding your career path
friendship and co-workers - socially acceptable behavior and maintaining professionalism in the workplace environment
goal setting - SMART Goals
what self-determination is and why it is important
effective communication techniques in the workplace and beyond
budget and financing - principles of money management and banking
hygiene, grooming, proper workplace attire, and self-care
teamwork and collaboration in the workplace
and much, much more......