Supporting College Transition for Homeless Youth

Set Up for Success
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (65 ratings)
1,477 students
Supporting College Transition for Homeless Youth
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (65 ratings)
1,477 students
Participants will gain knowledge about the resources and strategies available to support homeless youth to successfully transition into higher education.

Requirements

  • N/A
Description

Welcome to the Supporting College Transition for Homeless Youth course. This course prepares those who work with youth in K-12 systems to assist them to successfully transition into college.

Our course is comprised of seven modules, each covering a different topic that will help interested stakeholders set students up for success as they transition from high school to the next phase of the educational journey.  Some modules will include a quiz or activity to help you apply the knowledge discussed and set you up to be prepared to support homeless youth with the next steps after graduation.

Who this course is for:
  • K-12 homeless student liaisons, school counselors, community-based partners
Course content
8 sections • 8 lectures • 1h 19m total length
  • Introduction
    05:16
  • Why College?
    05:28
  • Creating a College-Going Culture
    10:28
  • Creating a College-Going Culture
    1 question
  • Applying to College
    15:59
  • Applying to College
    11 questions
  • Matriculation and Enrollment
    14:47
  • Matriculation and Enrollment
    11 questions
  • Paying for College
    16:40
  • Paying for College
    12 questions
  • Succeeding in College
    11:01
  • Succeeding in College Case Study
    6 questions
  • Provide your Feedback on the Course
    00:09

Instructors
California Non-Profit Organization
John Burton Advocates for Youth
  • 4.0 Instructor Rating
  • 65 Reviews
  • 1,477 Students
  • 1 Course

John Burton Advocates for Youth is a statewide non-profit organization based in San Francisco, working to improve the quality of life for California’s foster, former foster, and homeless youth through the development of policy advocacy, collaboration, and capacity building. It was founded in 2005 by progressive champion Senator  John Burton, a former member of Congress, the California State Assembly and President Pro Tem of the California State Senate.

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  • 4.0 Instructor Rating
  • 65 Reviews
  • 1,477 Students
  • 1 Course