All Kinds of News for September 13, 2017
EDGE Learning and Wellness Collegiate Community and Onward Transitions are thrilled to share their collaborative presentation, Using Setbacks to Take Leaps Forward — A Combination of Accountability, Coaching/Mentoring and Failure, at several upcoming conferences.
Onward Transitions Co-Founder and Clinical Director Darrell Fraize and EDGE Executive Director Jason Wynkoop will co-present the philosophical and theoretical foundations of coaching emerging adults at the 2017 National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) Midwest Regional Conference on Sept. 14. The pair will present later this fall at the 2017 NATSAP Northeast Regional Conference from Sept. 26 to 27 and the 2017 Young Adult Transition Association (YATA) Conference from Oct. 18 to 20 as well.
“The inspiration lies in the desire to share ideas with colleagues, and hopefully help move our collective work forward,” said Fraize. “My hope is that people will leave with some understanding of how to provide structure and support in ways they might not have thought of before."
The presentation will consider examples of coaching toward greater autonomy in post-treatment settings. Attendees can expect an in-depth look at successful coaching models that blend mentoring, case management, solution-focused and task-centered types of therapy, apprenticeship and experiential learning.
“It's been important to see how we can use real-time, meaningful tasks to make the therapeutic work that students have done relevant to them so they will continue to integrate those practices into their lives," said Wynkoop.
About EDGE Learning and Wellness Collegiate Community
EDGE Learning and Wellness Collegiate Community is an accredited transitional living program located in Chicago, IL. EDGE offers therapeutically supported residential and non-residential options for post-treatment young adults. The participants, ages 18 -24, are striving to excel academically, while creating a life of balance, joy and wellness.