The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

What does 'RAFT ' mean?

Find out what RAFT means. RAFT is explained by Tina L. Quick - author of The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

RAFT

Acronym that stands for Reconciliation, Affirmation, Farewells, Think and Talk Destination – a model developed by David Pollock for anyone going through a transition to use to help them “leave well.”

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"... was facing her fears and losses, while at the same validating her experiences and recognizing the value of having taken the journey. - Build Your RAFT - Dave Pollock used to say that “you need to leave well in order to enter well.” In other words, how you leave one place has a ..."
"...to say that “you need to leave well in order to enter well.” In other words, how you leave one place has a profound effect on how you enter the next. He developed a model anyone going through transition could use to help them leave well. He used the RAFT acronym for Reconciliation, Affirmation, Farewells, and Think Destination. He discussed it in detail in the TCK book and I summarize briefly below. ..."
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"... to look back on when they missed it, and they were only moving one street away! - Think Destination - The last log that forms your RAFT is to think about your destination. - Research Your New Environs - ▪ Find out as much as you can about the college/university you will be ..."
"...Going through and strapping each of the four logs together to form a RAFT (reconciliation, affirmation, farewells, and think destination) will ensure that you not only leave well, but that your transition journey will be a psychologically healthy one that will help you enter well on the other side. Allowing yourself to reconcile relationships, affirm those important to you, say farewell and process the ..."

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"... and more are obviously very specific to and vary much from family to family, but are worth thinking about before sparks fly. - Assistant RAFT Builder - Leave well to enter well. Dr. Dave Pollock’s RAFT model (Chapter 4) helps transitioning students do ..."
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"... - Leave well to enter well. Dr. Dave Pollock’s RAFT model (Chapter 4) helps transitioning students do just that, but it isn’t an easy task. Students may need adults to come alongside them to strategize how to approach: ▪ The uncomfortable task of ..."

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