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TLP 

GOAL: Youth will develop life skills and set transitional goals
in order to prepare them to live on their own.

  SKILLS - Youth will gain practical preparation in the areas of:
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Apartment maintenance
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Shared living / Dealing with a companion
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Weekly menu planning and shopping
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Meal preparation
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Money management (FDIC curriculum)
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Job search / Community employment
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Coordination of personal work and appointment schedule
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Pursuit of higher education / training
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Leisure time / recreational activities

TLP 1 TLP 2

CLIENT ELIGIBILITY:
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Client (ages 16-20) is in need of transitional services
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Client must complete a Transitional Living Competency Skills Packet
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Client has exhibited success in a residential program
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Client may be required to enter care at group home level, if being referred from another residential facility,
or to complete TLP competencies as regulated by DPW
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Client has shown a needed level of maturity, trust, and responsibility
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Client exhibits the ability to put living competency skills into action
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Client is able to work toward goals established on the Individualized Service Plan (ISP)

  TRANSITIONAL LIVING PROGRAM COMPONENTS:
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On-campus apartments located at our Main Campus (Boys) and South Campus (Girls)
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Apartments at each campus allow reduced structure, limited and conditional freedoms, and
increased responsibilities while receiving guidance, support, and accountability
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Coordinated services with outside social service agencies such as OVR, Job Corps, and PA Careerlink
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Educational Opportunities: on-grounds classrooms, GED preparation, public school / Vo-Tech,
and community-centered secondary education
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Guidance for students on the educational track including exploration of higher learning institutions,
application process, financial aid, student employment opportunities, and student housing
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Assistance applying for ASVAB entrance exam into the military
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Help with apartment search, understanding a lease, and securing utilities
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Opportunity for community employment

TLP apts

 

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