Gap Year Programs For Oklahoma Young Adults

How do gap year programs help Oklahoma young adults?

Young adults from Oklahoma look for gap year programs that allow them to discover more about their goals, their passions, and their motivations while forming their identity. Many young adults arrive at the threshold of college or their careers and feel lost or lack certainty about what comes next. Many Oklahoma young adults who feel unprepared for this transitional period decide to look for alternative options that will help them gain clarity.

What are the pros and cons of gap year programs?

High school and college-age students are attracted to gap year programs because they sound like a great way to have fun and postpone responsibilities for a while. Gap year programs are a double-edged sword, in which the perceived positives, like lack of academic credit or work experience, are actually negative in the long run. Also, without very intentional decision making, they can leave you in the same place you started: without a plan for the future.





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finding help at Journey Home Young Adult

At Journey Home Young Adult, we help teens between the ages of 18-23 build independent living skills after they have completed a residential treatment center or wilderness therapy program. Throughout the program, we support teens as they work towards self-set goals revolving around areas such as improving academic skills, career development and relationship skills. Our clients are seeking a nurturing environment in which they can build and grow independent living skills that will help them launch into a successful adulthood.

Clients at Journey Home Young Adult are teens who have started their journey towards gaining self efficacy, emotional development, and self confidence. The teens we help are hoping to build and make positive strides in their emotional, mental, and physical health.

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Are there gap year program alternatives? 

It’s important to find a program that is an appropriate fit for you, as there are a variety of alternatives to gap year programs available. Some teens from Oklahoma find Journey Home Young Adult in Salt Lake City, Utah as an alternative to a gap year program. Our program consists of a wonderfully diverse group of students coming from all over the United States, including Oklahoma, just like in traditional gap year programs. Journey Home Young Adult helps teens ages 18-23 who have successfully completed a treatment program but are looking for a supportive environment that will allow them to be more independent and challenge them in all the right ways. Call (801) 444-0794 if you think Journey Home Young Adult could be the right program for you.

Why choose Journey Home Young Adult for a therapeutic gap year program?

Young adults from Oklahoma and around the world looking to step away from their day-to-day lives and experience something new and different consider the option of traditional gap year programs. Traditional gap year programs offer experiences related to personal, professional, or educational interests they may have.

At a basic level, Journey Home Young Adult is similar to gap year programs in this regard: the teens at Journey Home Young Adult are transitioning to a new place to spread their wings. One difference is the experiences that our teens have had prior to coming to Journey Home Young Adult. Our program is designed to help teens ages 18-23 that have had emotional, behavioral, or mental health issues and have made significant progress with their struggles. All our students have successfully completed a treatment program before coming here.

Young people from Oklahoma and across the country have come to Journey Home Young Adult to successfully transition into adulthood in an independent yet supportive environment. Our beautiful home is the perfect location for this part of our young women’s journeys in Salt Lake City, Utah. With access to multiple colleges and universities, our students can enroll in college while living here. And there is no shortage on professional and vocational opportunities: Salt Lake City is consistently named as one of the best cities for teens to live and work. For more information about how Journey Home Young Adult could be the right stepping stone for you, call (801) 444-0794.

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