Welcome to Oregon's Youth Transition Program (YTP) Website!

The purpose of the YTP is to prepare students with disabilities for employment or career related postsecondary education or training through the provision of a comprehensive array of pre-employment transition services and supports. The video below gives you a basic overview of YTP.


Camp L.E.A.D. (Leadership, Empowerment, Advocacy, and Development) applications are now open. Click on the title of this news release to obtain more information.

We need your help to create meaningful work experiences for students with disabilities this summer. Apply to become a summer work experience program! 

Eligible applicants:

-  Schools

-  Employment Providers 

- Other providers of disability services

- Workforce Programs

Lisa Catherwood (SWIFT Director) is looking for interested professionals and para-professionals to work this summer in the Portland Metro Area. Click HERE for more information.

Have you seen the new Oregon CIS?

Sign up below to attend a 20-minute webinar to see more.

Follow this link to Oregon CIS Sneak Peek #3: https://oregoncis.uoregon.edu/portal/org/newDesignPreviewnExploreResorces.htm

We all are in meetings, trainings, conferences, etc. Here is a video you may be interested in considering the next time you either ask for accommodations or are in a setting where it would be nice to "Like the MIC!". To see the video and learn more, Click HERE!

Working with young adults who experience disabilities and Joey Travolta, founder of Inclusion Films, the California Transition Alliance created a public service announcement focused on busting myths about people with disabilities. Click on the title of this story to learn more.

INTELLIGENT LIVES project invite you watch and share four short films by Dan Habib (creator of Including Samuel and Who Cares About Kelsey?). Habib is a filmmaker at the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire.

SWIFT, Summer Work Internship for Transition, is a 7-week residential dorm living and work experience program for youth with disabilities between 16-20 from June 22 to Aug 10, 2019.

Materials needed for information, who to contact, and for application purposes can be obtained by clicking: HERE!

WINTAC is excited to announce the launch of Explore-Work.Com, a series of web-based modules for students with disabilities specific to the five required pre-employment tran

A recent article by David Test, PhD and Catherine Fowler, PhD takes a critical look at Transition and Data Collection. Click on the link below to access the full article.

MEGI stands for: Motivational Enhancement Group Intervention. This program is designed for 14-21 year old youth with disabilities focused on career exploration and development, in a small group setting.

The new Pre-ETS data base is now available and ready for you to begin entering Pre-Ets for January 1, 2018 and beyond. 

The MI Basic training program consists of a three-day introduction to the core processes and skills utilized in MI followed by a month of time to practice those skills.  The training is completed with a one-day training to consolidate the learning and make plans for future skill development. Learners are encouraged from the start to assume responsibility for their learning and to become better stewards of their skills and their practice.

Users of the YTP Database should be aware that system updates and maintenance take place on Thursday afternoons between approximately 3:00 p.m-5:00 pm (Pacific Time). Users may experience a "page not found" or "system error" message during this period. If you have problems with the Database outside of these time parameters, please check with your YTP Technical Assistance Provider (TAP).