Schlossberg Transition Theory

By: Nancy Schlossberg

Who is Nancy Schlossberg?

  • Nancy Schlossberg attend Barnard College, Teachers college and went to Columbia University where, she got her doctorate in counseling.
  • She works at Pratt Institute, Howard University, Wayne State University,as well as University of Maryland.
  • Nancy has written 9 books, from academic to self help.
  • Nancy has experience and would be classified as an expert in the fields of adult transition, retirement, career development, adult as learners and intergenerational relationship.
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Schlossberg Transition Theory

  • A theory is used as a guidelines for what steps should be taken during the transitions to help young adults.
  • The theory helps young adults to contribute to work or anything they are doing.
  • A way to help young adults deal with the major changes in their lives.
  • This theory is also known as "The 4 S's".
  • The theory has been edited and changes so many times.
  • The original theory was developed in 1970s.