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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.

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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!

Oregon Transition Podcast is searching for YTP student stories!

Do you know a youth who has excelled in YTP, perhaps they have been employed, or have found their passion and are starting the job search process, maybe they have a positive attitude about their future prospects that they just want to share with the world? If so let us know!

The regularly scheduled monthly YTP Community of Practice (CoP) is changing, starting Monday, September 10th, 2018. Going forward, the CoP will be held on the 2nd (second) Monday of every month from 11:00 a.m. PT to 12:00 p.m. PT. Please change your calendars accordingly.

The Zarrow Center at The University of Oklahoma is well known for developing the TAGG (Transition Assessment and Goal Generator). They have just released free lessons to teach TAGG Constructs. Click HERE! to access more information on obtaining the lessons.

Registration is now open (link posted below) for the five (5) Fall 2018 YTP Regional Trainings that will be held around the State of Oregon.

The training dates and locations are:

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.

An exciting invention that was developed at Prineville Airport called the Switchblade, has recently come to fruition--it involves a flying sports car. The prototype has been in the making for 10 years, and Sam Bousfield, the engineer and creator of the Switchblade, and CEO of Samson Sky, recently took his team to OshKosh, Wisconsin to one of the biggest annual airshows in the world.

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

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

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 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).