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Youth in Transition Toolkit:



Work plays a significant role in helping youth shape a life of purpose and independence.

  • Overview
    Help youth progress toward competitive integrated employment.

  • Career exploration
    Help youth explore their interests and skills and match them to career opportunities.

  • Work-based learning
    Help youth explore what they've learned in the classroom in a real-world context.

  • Benefits planning
    Help youth understand what happens to their benefits when they work.

  • The job process
    Guide youth in managing the job process, from finding a job to keeping and changing jobs.

  • Skills for success
    Introduce youth to the skills needed for success at work, from personal attributes to problem solving.

  • Advocacy and supports
    Help youth find the supports they need to reach their employment goals.

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