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Our services are centered around each client’s ISP. This initial plan is thoroughly developed to the unique needs of each student using:
Long and short-term goals will be identified in three areas: education and vocational, life management, and psychosocial. Outcomes are measured by monitoring the specific long and short-term goals across the different domains. The ISP is reevaluated regularly throughout the year in order to assess progress in each area, the plan’s effectiveness, and make any adjustments.
We try to provide an ISP (Individualized Service Plan) that is optimal for each individual. Coming up with a plan to lead your young adult to independence is no easy task, and it requires a team of professionals with a variety of helpful perspectives focusing on each element of their independence. From clinicians devising plans to overcome their negative thought patterns and condition(s) to vocational and educational directors formulating a plan to help your young adult achieve scholastic and workforce success, to fitness directors that help your young adult improve their fitness, nutrition, and overall health, NDFYA is here to help with every part of the journey to independence for your young adult.
We also understand that planning is crucial and coming up with smart goals that are specific, measurable, and attainable is essential. When it comes to measuring your young adult’s goals, all of our clinicians, mentors vocational/educational, and fitness staff give updates on progress. We also try to hold our clients/students accountable when they fall short of certain goals. For example, when students spend too much of their personal money, etc…We provide budgeting training.
The NDFYA team of professionals focuses on being as pragmatic as possible when it comes to your young adult’s success.
We focus on setting realistic goals based on what your young adult is capable of. Typically Long and short-term goals will be identified in the following areas: educational, vocational, life management, and psychosocial. Outcomes are measured by monitoring the specific long and short-term goals across the different domains
New Directions is truly a unique program that focuses on not only giving your young adult the necessary tools, but also the environment to practice their newfound skills and independence.
We encourage you to review our website videos to hear more about how we have helped families. Let us help your young adult achieve the independence and happiness they deserve. Contact us today to get started!