You may also purchase "Putting It Together" in hard copy.
Putting It Together offers program coordinators and other youth workers tools to develop and implement each piece of an independent living/transitional plan. It is "A Program Guide for Helping Youth Transition into the Community."
Establishing a program to help youth reach self-sufficiency requires hard work, patience, and a comprehensive transitional plan. Putting It Together offers program coordinators and other youth workers tools to develop and implement each piece of the plan. This resource can also assist in the development of new program components or to evaluate existing programs. Each of the twelve sections offers information and suggestions too help incorporate the transitional plan into a community-based program. Many sections also contain exercises for training youth workers, parents, mentors, volunteers, and foster parents.
- What is a Transitional Program?
- The Foundation of Independent Living
- Coordinating the Transitional Team
- Community Involvement
- How to Teach Life Skills
- Youth Assessment
- How to Write an Individual Transition Plan
- Helping Youths Make Decisions
- Developing an Employment Component
- Focus on Education
- Living Arrangements
- On a Shoestring Budget!
This PDF Resource Book is 186-pages (plus handouts). It is also available in a 3-ring binder.
Best Use: Administrators, supervisors, independent living coordinators, teachers, youth group leaders, and other youth serving professionals interested in developing transitional programs, training youth workers, mentors, and other adults who help youths reach self sufficiency.
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