Building a Bridge: Navigating Youth to Adult Transition
September 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Transition planning is the key to ensuring success in adulthood for youth with disabilities. This workshop will teach parents and caregivers how to build the transitional bridge from children’s mental health services to adult mental health services in order to achieve successful post-secondary outcomes. Learn what you can do now to prepare, how adult services are different from school-based services, what is included in a transition plan, how to meet the unique needs of the individual, and how to empower youth to have a voice in the planning process.
About the G.E.A.R. Parent Network:
The G.E.A.R. Parent Network, a program of Crisis & Counseling Centers, is the place where Gaining Empowerment Allows Results. G.E.A.R. is run by parents for parents providing services for parents of children with emotional and behavioral health concerns.
Through parent-to-parent sharing of experiences and knowledge, G.E.A.R. Parent Network empowers parents of children with behavioral health needs to build on their family’s strengths and to advocate for their family’s needs.