American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University/Southern California
The American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Southern California offers Clinical Psychology programs that are grounded in theory and research while also incorporating experiential elements that allow the student to learn through classroom exercises, personal reflection and supervised field experiences. Our programs follow the practitioner-scholar model, which prepares aspiring psychologists to develop the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes required for successful clinical practice.
Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
The Center for Autism is home to a team of experts in the field of autism and neurodevelopmental disorders. Since their opening, they have been a leader in assessment, diagnosis, care coordination, family support and education for children with autism spectrum and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Their goal is to give help and hope to children and families challenged by autism, ADHD and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
OC Pathways connects educators and industry leaders to equip students for college and career success. Partners develop coursework that combines rigorous academics with career preparation in such target sectors as health care/biotechnology, engineering/advanced manufacturing and information technology/digital media. This countywide project also creates work-based learning opportunities for students and empowers educators with 21st-century learning strategies.
Orange County Department of Education
The Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) is a public education organization offering support services to 27 school districts and more than 600 schools and 20,000 educators serving over 500,000 students in Orange County. OCDE’s personnel offer support, professional development, and student programs through its divisions and departments: Administrative Services, Alternative Education, Business Services, Career and Technical Education, Information Technology, Instructional Services, Legal Services, School and Community Services, and Special Education.
Spirit League allows children with special needs to play team sports in a positive, self-esteem building environment. Spirit League is for children who are physically active (ambulatory), and have the emotional ability to participate — but have difficulty keeping up with their peers. They emphasize the learning of basic sports skills and physical fitness for higher functioning but developmentally challenged boys and girls, ages 6-20+ years, in southern Orange County, California.
New Vista School is proud to announce its partnership with Urban Workshop to provide a key component of our Transition program. Each Monday for 12 weeks, 10 students will attend the “Youth Learn & Build S.T.E.M. Program for Level 1. The students will have classes and hands-on with tools, materials, computers, 3-D printing, electronics, and mechanical systems.
Venture Crew is a program of the Boy Scouts of America for both girls and boys who are 13 yrs of age and have completed 8th grade OR 14 yrs of age and in good academic standing. The program revolves around a special avocation such as outdoor activities and arts/hobbies. An important goal of Venture Crew is to help young adults be responsible and caring persons, both now and in the future.
Marshalls of Laguna Hills is an off-price retail store which has provided a supportive job training environment for New Vista School students for over 6 years. At Marshalls, New Vista School students have their first off campus work experience where they begin to develop soft skills including teamwork, effective communication with staff and customers, and dependability.
Smart and Final
Smart and Final of Lake Forest has provided New Vista School students with a supportive community venue for hands on vocational training. Students at Smart and Final are able to interact directly with managers and staff, and work towards their highest level of vocational independence while continuing to refine transferable soft skills. Smart and Final has proved to be a valuable training ground for NVS students, many of whom have gained employment with the company after graduation.
Regional Center of Orange County
New Vista Career Academy works with the Regional Center as an approved vendor for our adult day program. This program provides job training, internship opportunities, volunteer and community outings, and life skills curriculum for adults 18 and older.
Regional Center of Orange County (RCOC) is one of 21 private, nonprofit organizations contracted by the State of California to coordinate lifelong services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The regional center is the first stop for those seeking to obtain local services and supports to help them live safely and with dignity in the community.
Department of Rehabilitation
New Vista Career Academy and Department of Rehabilitation are working together to empower young adults to lead meaningful and productive ways of life. DOR provides student job-readiness support through vocational skill development programs. DOR programs provide on-the-job training and job placement resources for young adults up to age 21.
Department of rehab is an employment and independent living resource for people with disabilities. The department of rehab is geared to support youth and young adults with disabilities as they transition into their adult lives.
Renewable Farms is a non-profit sustainable aquaponics farm and event venue in Anaheim that produces food for local residents in need. Renewable Farms is educating, empowering, and employing communities through responsible agriculture. Our students are involved in their ecosystem management projects.