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The Transition Competencies Checklist

The Transition Competencies Checklist (Wolffe, 2011) is designed as a self-evaluation tool for secondary students to assess their strengths and weaknesses in skill areas critical to the transition from school to work and adult responsibilities. Once they have the results of the checklist, students can communicate with their parents, caregivers, and education and rehabilitation personnel, about their needs (academic, vocational, social, and personal). They can also use the checklist to set goals and document their progress as they plan for the future.

The checklist is a “forced choice” test, meaning, that the test-taker can only answer “yes” or “no” – the person either has the skill or doesn’t have the skill at the time of the assessment. There are no “right” or “wrong” answers – this tool is meant to help someone determine what skills are present and what skills they need to work on. It is up to the test-taker to determine what skills to work on and when.

If you’d like to complete the Transition Competencies checklist, you may do so by downloading the file and completing it in an electronic format or by printing it out in either large print or braille.

Transition Competencies Checklist (Students)- Word Document

Transition Competencies Checklist (Students)- Text only file  ​​

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