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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.

News

Click HERE! to access an excellent article published in July 2018 by Nick Beleiciks from the State of Oregon Employment Department. Nick has published many other articles that can be found by clicking on his Staff Page.

PDX Bridge is a grant-funded early college program for youth experiencing foster care, housing instability, and/or the juvenile justice systems.

A young man working with Crook County YTP was recently featured in the Central Oregonian. The article mentions YTP, Vocational Rehabilitation, Oregon Developmental Disabilities Services, Long Term Supports, and other details. To read the article, click: HERE!

University of Oregon's Secondary Special Education and Transition Unit (SSET) would like to invite YTP practitioners to participate in a very, important survey focused on work-based learning experiences!!! Work-based learning experiences have been shown to be an important component of transition planning to ensure students with disabilities can effectively access future competitive integrated employment.

Reynolds Learning Academy staff member Kathi Morris and Jodi Johnson represented the Multnomah Country Transition Specialist Consortium, Reynolds School District and

  1. September 25th: PDX Metro Area Regional at Clackamas ESD

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.

Join us on for a fabulous day of golf at the Stone Creek Golf Club in Oregon City, to support the 15th annual Student Assistance Golf Tournament benefiting the Oregon Masonic Charitable Foundation (OMCF).

Proceeds assist at-risk kids by ensuring the OMCF can support programs such as the:

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 two-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).