Gap Year Programs For Vermont Young Adults

How do gap year programs help Vermont young adults?

Gap year programs are a way for young adults from Vermont to explore different parts of themselves and discover what drives them in life. Many young adults arrive at a crossroads after high school or college graduation and feel lost despite their accomplishments. Many Vermont 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. 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. Journey Home Young Adult in Salt Lake City, Utah is a good option for struggling young women from Vermont 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 Vermont, just like in traditional gap year programs. Young women ages 18-23 who have successfully completed a residential treatment program find that Journey Home Young Adult’s supportive environment allows them to be more independent and challenges them in all the right ways. For more information about Journey Home Young Adult, call (801) 444-0794.

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

Traditional gap year programs offer young adults from Vermont and around the world the chance to step away from their day-to-day lives and experience something new and different. Typically, these experiences are related to an interest – professional, educational, or personal – that they 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. All our students have successfully completed a treatment program before coming here.

Journey Home Young Adult offers an independent yet supportive environment for young women from Vermont transitioning into adulthood. Our beautiful home just outside of Salt Lake City, Utah provides the ideal location 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. Salt Lake City is consistently named as one of the best cities for young people to live and work. If you think Journey Home Young Adult could be the right stepping stone for you or your young adult from Vermont, please call (801) 444-0794 to learn more.

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