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Career and Academic Planning Center

Career and Academic Planning Center

To assist students with disabilities successfully move from school into the adult world, The Career and Academic Planning (CAP) Center provides transitioning and academic services for Hampton Academy high school students. 21st century life and careers standards are the focus as students explore, plan post-secondary goals and ultimately complete their secondary education. Integrative services such as New Jersey Career Assistance Navigator (NJCAN) and a computer lab are used for learning experiences. While creating feasible post-secondary goals is the primary focus, domestic, recreational and leisure experiences that prepare students to function in their community are also explored.

Features:

  • Centralized location that provides individualized guidance for transitioning planning goals.
  • Knowledgeable staff is readily available to assist in the planning and execution of career and personal goals.
  • Through partnerships with state and local agencies, students have access to a variety of post-secondary education, military options, community living and independent living services.
  • Utilizing NJCAN each student develops an individual, electronic portfolio containing assessment results, resumes, career information and work samples.
  • Encourages self-assessment, exploration, research, goal setting and decision-making.
  • Students explore career interests, preferences, goals and requirements to obtain.
  • Promotes student’s independence and ability to generalize skills to new situations.
  • Promotes self-awareness, self-advocacy skills and self-confidence to successfully navigate independence and learn how to seek support when needed.
  • Parents/caregivers actively encouraged to participate in planning and programming.
  • Options regarding independent or supported living and leisure time activities are pursued.
  • Expects students to make informed decisions about their future personal, educational, work and financial goals.

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Hampton Academy provides individualized, trauma-focused care and education children and adolescents ages 6 and older. Our educational program is designed for students who suffer from anxiety, school avoidance, poor social skills, mood disorders and other socio-emotional concerns that interrupt their ability to fully function in a traditional academic setting. See what Hampton Academy can do for your family, call us today at 609-267-2757.