Advanced Studies of Transition and Career Planning   [Archived Catalog]
2021-2022 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

SPED 529 - Advanced Studies of Transition and Career Planning

3 Credit(s)
This course will address various current issues adolescents with special needs face, including physical, emotional, and social change and development. The course content will focus on the concept of transition as a life-long process with emphasis on advanced content topics including: theoretical perspectives and conceptual methods, quality of life, family issues, person-centered planning, and self-determination. Also, candidates will learn how to conduct appropriate formal and information transition assessments and incorporate assessment results into ITP planning through collaboration with other educational and community agencies involved in the transition process. Prerequisite(s): SPED 531