Whole Person (Holistic)
Many transition planning tools address just one area of a young person’s life. Education, for example. Or career planning, or health.
But planning for the future involves all aspects of our child’s life. That’s why it’s important to start with a ‘whole person’ approach to transition planning.
The tools in this section help teens consider what matters most to them in every area of their life. So they can set goals and make plans to build the future they desire.
The format of the tools vary. Some are more general than others. Check them out with your child. Sometimes it’s best to begin with a general tool, and then use a more detailed one. It’s up to you!
How this works
We’ll add tools regularly. Want to know about new additions? Sign up for our weekly transition news and resources (see blue arrow upper right).
When you click on a link below, you’ll go to a post that will explain the tool. The post will include a free download link.
Questions or suggestions?
Perhaps you’re wondering which tool to choose, or how to use a particular tool. Or maybe you’d like to suggest a tool for us to feature on the site.
You can email me by clicking on the white envelope in the “Let’s Connect” section of the sidebar. Or use the comment section below so we can all join the conversation. I look forward to hearing from you!
Enjoy the journey with your child
This is an exciting time of life for your child. Sure there will be bumps along the way. But there’s much joy, too! As you listen to and learn from each other, your relationship with your child will grow in new ways. Enjoy the journey!
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