It’s All About Work- Student Transition Program
Progressive Center for Independent Living assist individuals with disabilities in identifying career preferences and preparing them for permanent, integrated and competitive employment. Schools within Mercer and Hunterdon counties contract with Progressive Center to offer this program for a fee paid for by the school. This program is available for students ages 14 to 21 that have either an IEP or Section 504 Plan.
Tier 1 is an introductory course designed for transition-aged students ages 14 and up. This course will assist in identifying future goals and planning for life after high school. Tier 1 is conducted in group sessions, to a class of up to 12 students within 8 session visits typically running 45-60 minutes.
Course components will focus on:
Tier 2 is designed to assist transition aged students in identifying career preferences related to interests and abilities. Participants will also learn about the adult service systems and skills needed for independent living. The course is designed toprovide information and materials to a class of up to 12 students, for 10 sessions each, 45-60 minutes in length.
Components of this course include: