THE LEARNING TRADITION CONTINUES
The Transition Program provides a supportive college and post-secondary preparatory program for young men and women who seek advanced education or career development. Individuals have the opportunity to learn, practice, and master skills essential for success in college, work environments, and social settings. The program encourages and coaches autonomy in a safe, challenging, and supportive setting.
Glenholme Transition is located near a variety of community colleges, universities and businesses in beautiful Western Connecticut. Students enjoy a lifestyle of independence at their own pace and can rely on the guidance of a professional whenever needed.
Students who are pursuing a college education, technical certificate, and/or career training are guided and supported to develop useful study habits, effective time management, and valuable social strategies. The hallmark of a successful young adult includes strong social capabilities, effective problem solving, and the ability to manage competing demands.
Together with the university academic support center, Transition advisors assure that appropriate
accommodations, manageable schedules, and the proper learning tools are in place. The program provides
academic and life coaches to teach and support effective self- advocacy, goal attainment, and
WORK AND LIFE COACHING
For some young adults of the Glenholme Transition Program, career readiness is a primary focus. Through real-life work situations, they gain valuable skills for autonomy and self-reliance. The young men and women practice applying and interviewing for employment, maintaining positive work relationships, and meeting the requirements of their positions. Job coaching is part of the program, providing critical skills for functioning and succeeding in the work place and building confidence in navigating social situations.
The goal of the Transition Program is for participants to generalize social, coping, and life skills to school, work, and leisure settings through coaching and guided practice. With the assistance of the clinicians and coaches, these young adults learn to competently and confidently apply these skills on their own and move a step closer to success and independence. Utilizing a coaching curriculum, young men and women of the Transition Program explore the various relationships and receive guidance to assure greater success in the future.