Empowering Youth to TAKE CHARGE of Their Own Transition: The Role of CILs


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Empowering Youth to TAKE CHARGE of Their Own Transition: The Role of CILs


Purpose of the Project


Youth Transition Project Team


Objectives: Three Parts - You will learn...


Part I: Why Partner? What Happens to Youth after High School?


What Youth Say They Want to Do After High School? (N = 742)


Postsecondary School Enrollment, by


Paid Employment of Out-of-School Youth


Requirements of Transition Legislation


IDEA of 2004 - Transition Services Definition


Definition of Transition Services


Postsecondary Goals


Broad Goals of CILs and Special Education Services are Similar


Components of Self-Determination (SD)


Why the Emphasis on SD?


Self-Determination Follow-Up


Self-Advocacy Characteristics


Mandated Planning Documents


Self-Advocacy


Questions and Answers


Part 2: Tools and Strategies


The Self-Determined Transition Model


The Self-Determined Transition Model - Phase 1: What is my goal?


The Self-Determined Transition Model - Phase 2: What is my plan?


The Self-Determined Transition Model - Phase 3: What have I learned?


Strategies for CILs to Promote Self-advocacy


Peer Supports to Enhance SD


Tools to Assess Self-Determination


The Arc Self-Determination Scale


The Arc's Self-Determination Scale, cont'd.


AIR Self-Determination Scale


AIR Self-Determination Scale, cont'd.


Online Self-Assessments


Approaches for Promoting SD in Youth


Checklist to Promote Active Participation in Planning Meetings


Student Participation Strategies, con't.


Empowering Youth to Become Self-Advocates


Encourage Youth to:


Questions and Answers 2


CIL Core Service: Information & Referral


Schools, CIL and Adult Services can improve transition outcomes if they collaborate


National Resources


The Role of Education, CILs & Rehabilitation


Transition: A Bridge to College, Careers and Life


Wrap Up and Evaluation


New Resource for CILs


New Community Opportunities Attribution