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. Amidst this uncertainty, many Oklahoma young adults look for alternative options to rushing into situations they are not prepared for in order to gain clarity.

What are the pros and cons of gap year programs?

Gap year programs appeal to young adults based on the fun activities it offers, reduced responsibility and the opportunity to postpone making significant life decisions. The positive things about gap year programs are also the faults: lack of academic credit or work experience while in a gap year program. Also, without very intentional decision making, they can leave you in the same place you started: without a plan for the future.

finding help at Journey Home Young Adult

At Journey Home Young Adult, we help young women 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 young women 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 young women who have started their journey towards gaining self efficacy, emotional development, and self confidence. The young women 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. One option for young women from Oklahoma is Journey Home Young Adult, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Our students come from all over the United States, including Oklahoma, to create a diverse and supportive community. Journey Home Young Adult helps young women 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?

Traditional gap year programs offer young adults from Oklahoma and around the world the chance to step away from their day-to-day lives and experience something new and different. 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 young women at Journey Home Young Adult are transitioning to a new place to spread their wings. The difference between Journey Home Young Adult and other traditional gap year programs is the experiences that our young women have had prior to coming to our program. Journey Home Young Adult helps young women ages 18-23 that have made significant progress with emotional, behavioral, or mental health issues. The young women we work with have all successfully completed a residential treatment program before coming here.

Young women from Oklahoma and across the country have come to Journey Home Young Adult to successfully transition into adulthood in an independent yet supportive environment. The vibrant city of Salt Lake City, Utah provides the perfect backdrop for this part of a young woman’s journey. 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 young people to live and work. Call (801) 444-0794 to learn more about how we can help you on your journey!

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