1-on-1 Coaching for Teens and Young Adults

Advance LA coaches work to support young adults and teens in a variety of ways. We focus on helping them become more successful in all areas of their adult life.

What can Advance LA coaches help with?
We offer the support needed to facilitate a greater level of independence for each client based on his or her individual needs in several key areas:

Academic Supports:

  • CoachingGet help and feel prepared for with homework assignments, projects and presentations
  • Learn new study skills and note-taking strategies
  • Explore your interests and passions in order to figure out your academic goals
  • Identify the right college or academic/vocational program for you
  • Complete the college application process
  • Learn how to find and access helpful services on your college campus and get one-on-one support in meeting with key people at your school


Executive Functioning:

  • Get organized
  • Set up a weekly schedule
  • Manage your time
  • Figure out ways to keep yourself motivated and on track
  • Keep track of your goals and when you accomplish them
  • Improve your problem-solving skills

Health and Wellness:

  • Develop healthy eating and exercise habitsCoaching
  • Put together a realistic schedule to remind yourself to incorporate healthy habits into your daily routine
  • Keep track of your progress and celebrate when you meet your goals
  • Identify things that stress you out and learn ways to feel better

Independent Living Skills

  • Manage and budget your money
  • Advocate for yourself and ask for help when you need it
  • Cook healthy meals
  • Use public transportation or study to get a driver’s license
  • Take care of your personal grooming needs
  • Live on your own or with little support

Internships and Careers:Coaching

  • Figure out your strengths and interests
  • Explore job and career paths
  • Improve your communication skills
  • Learn how to successfully complete a job application, practice interview techniques, and identify strategies for keeping the job once you are offered a position

Social Connections:

  • Develop long-lasting social relationships
  • Meet new people with similar interests
  • Find others in your community through a variety of methods
  • Learn ways to initiate and maintain healthy romantic relationships

Where do we provide coaching services?
One-on-One Coaching support is provided in:

  • Home Settings
  • Academic Settings including College Campuses
  • Work Settings
  • Your Community

Why is Advance LA coaching effective?
Our young adult and teen clients experience positive outcomes and a greater level of independence. Here’s why:

  • Clearly defined, realistic goals support the young adult/teen in moving toward these goals with more confidence
  • The use of evidence-based strategies and in-the-moment instruction while in the setting where you need the support the most!
  • Continued progress monitoring and feedback provided to the young adult and team allows us to celebrate successes and note areas for improvement