Welcome to Teen Transition Planning!
The Teen Transition Planning System was established to provide a comprehensive training and support mechanism for families and professionals throughout BC. It began as a transition committee in Langley, BC with our first workshop in person centred planning, and has quickly grown into a network of coordinated and interconnected systems and services spanning throughout BC. Below are the building blocks that we have discovered (so far) that are essential in building Transition Ready communities:
PARENTS: We hope you will find this system safe, informative, and encouraging in your journey with your teen or young adult with Diverse Abilities.
PROFESSIONALS: We hope you will find that this system builds and extends the great work you already do in supporting families and individuals in your community.
Click on each Lego block to learn more!
Transition Planning Orientation:
A workshop for professionals and support persons to introduce the skills and issues related to effective Teen Transition Planning
PATH Facilitator Training:
Intensive training workshops that teach parents and professionals how to facilitate a PATH, as the primary planning tool used in Teen Transition Planning
Parent Orientation events inform and empower parents to support their teen and family through the Teen Transition Planning
process, while helping parents to network with other parents going through the same process.
HUB of Resources:
This Teen Transition Planning
website links community partners, Transition Coordinators, PATH facilitators, parents, and organizations that are ALL working together to support teens through the transition process. Find resources, ask questions, and come together to support and celebrate!
Collaboration and Community Awareness: Teen Transition Planning
helps to build “transition ready” communities, where all information sources, service providers, resources, and family support systems WORK TOGETHER towards a common vision… making it EASIER for families to get the services and supports they need.
Community Transition Committees:
Many communities throughout BC have “Transition Committees” made up of the local experts for their community. The Teen Transition Planning
system works WITH local committees to build and strengthen their presence, and to help unify their vision while increasing community capacity to support families through the Teen Transition Planning