Interested in supports for people transitioning to college, university, or the workforce? Here’s what you need to know!
Who is it for?
Youth and young adults ages 17-29 who:
- Have just graduated high school and/or
- Are starting university or college for the first time and/or
- Are living alone for the first time and/or
- Are in their first professional job and want to become more efficient
- Are managing diagnosed or suspected ADHD, ASD, or Anxiety and/or
- Have struggled in the first year(s) of post-secondary education with any of the following:
- Task initiation
- Focus & harnessing attention
- Prioritizing multiple assignments
- Navigating online platforms
- Identifying success criteria
- Time management
If you are interested in a similar program for youth ages 10-17, please click here.
When is it happening?
- 1-hour sessions running weekly over the course of 8 weeks
- Flexible scheduling and start date
Where is it held?
- The clinic is located at 144 Wilson St E, Ancaster, between Halson & Jerseyville
- Sessions can be held in-person or virtually
- The clinic follows strict Covid safety protocols
What is involved?
Teaching a combination of executive skills and DBT skills, this individualized program is designed to provide youth and young adults with the skills to navigate their lives post-high school so that they can be successful and feel empowered to make effective choices.
Our therapeutic goals are to help young adults:
- Learn organization strategies
- Learn to balance school with other priorities (work, social life, etc.)
- Develop time management skills
- Learn ways to strengthen focus
- Learn ways to navigate undesirable and non-preferred tasks
- Establish strategies that allow them to cope ahead and avoid stressful situations
- Learn ways to develop motivation
- Develop work-life balance and self-care strategies that foster succcess
How much does it cost?
- $1200 ($150/session) for 8 sessions
- The course is covered under many benefit plans