Life-Changing Outcomes for Exceptional Kids

 

 

Transitions Program Supported Education Track

 

The Transitions Program Supported Education Track offers center-based instruction for high school students who require enhanced supports as they transition from high school to their secondary education or workforce.  Supported Education Track components include academic, life skills, social skills, counseling, executive function skills, and career prep. 

 

First Children is a New Jersey Department of Education Approved Clinic and Agency for home instruction and counseling. 

  • Academic

    Academic tutoring in all subject areas

    Build an understanding of accommodations or adaptations needed for success

    Individualized education plans (IEPs) integrated into the curriculum

    Cohesive planning with the child study team

     

     

  • Counseling

    Licensed Clinical Social Workers

    Individual and group counseling sessions

    Various therapeutic techniques including Mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy

    BCBA consultation services are available

     

  • Career Prep

    Identification of interest-based careers

    Instruction in and development of a resume

    Technology instruction including social media safety, email, word processing, internet research

    Interview Skills

  • Executive Functioning Skills

    Organization & time management

    Self-regulation & self-monitoring

    Goal setting & tracking

    Planning skills & task completion

  • Life Skills

    Budgeting and finance

    Personal presentation

    Safety in the community

    Problem solving

  • Social Skills

    Conflict resolution

    Relationship development and maintenance

    Decision making

    Self-advocacy

     

Positive learning environment

High level of communication between staff members and students

Staff trained in positive behavior supports (PBS)

1:1 support with college classes is available