Upon graduation from the two-year College Experience Program, many students choose to participate in the College Experience Program's transition year. This third year consists of transition and support in the following three areas: residential, employment and education.
Many of our CEP graduates decide to move into supportive apartments in Albany. Students apply the skills they have learned during their college experience to live independently or with a friend. CEP staff continues to provide support to these students in the form of money management, financial education, nutrition, meal planning, use of public transportation, and household maintenance. The level of staffing support decreases as students' comfort and level of independence increase. This prepares students for traditional supportive living in the following year.
Students will continue the job or internship experience that they began during their second year of the College Experience Program. Living Resources job coaching services will remain in place, but fade until the student has mastered their job. If a job is terminated, job coaching would be re-introduced to help graduates obtain employment.
After graduation from the College Experience Program, some of our students decide to continue their education at a community college or adult learning center. Students work to achieve their Associates Degree or their GED. Past students have worked on earning their driver's license or advanced certificates.
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