Adolescence to Adulthood: Crossing the Threshold - Issue Focus - GIH Skip Navigation
Print Print   Share Share RSS RSS
GIH Connect

Connect with GIH to learn, collaborate, and grow through education, networking, and leadership opportunities.

Sign Up
Sign up for the GIH Bulletin to stay on top of news from the field.

Funding Partner Portal Login
Login to access exclusive Funding Partner resources from GIH.

Adolescence to Adulthood: Crossing the Threshold

July 25, 2007

The period between adolescence and adulthood is a time of great transition. As youth accepts the responsibilities of adulthood, they must take important choices about leaving home, continuing their education, finding a job, or starting a family. Over the past several decades, with more youth entering college and delaying marriage, the transition has become even more complex. Economic, social, and cultural factors, such as the high cost of secondary educations and fractured connections to the community, have compounded the confusion of this period.

PDF Format Issue Focus 11-6-2006 — 298KB