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High School Completion

Definition: All students are part of the process to receive annual career guidance and counseling that meets their needs and assesses progress towards high school completion.


Elements:

  • Focus is on the guidance process

Resources:

Free online training module for school counselors from the Iris Center at Vanderbilt University: School Counselors: Facilitating Transitions for Students with Disabilities from High School to Post-School Settings

A guide for advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options, from the Heath Center at George Washington University, 2006. Guidance and Career Counselors’ Toolkit (PDF, 194 pages)

RENEW is a youth-directed planning and support process for school-to-career transition planning for youth with emotional and behavioral challenges. RENEW stands for Rehabilitation for Empowerment, Natural Supports, Education, and Work.