Microsoft, Bank of America and CVS are just a few big companies that profit from their proactive employment practices. To learn more and read the opinion article click HERE!

Not everyone goes to college! Read more about this innovative idea HERE!

RFGP DHS-4694-19 is now posted in ORPIN. You (your District, ESD, or you personally) must have an ORPIN Account in order to "express interest" in this opportunity and download the RFGP materials so that you can apply as a New or Continuation YTP site for the 2019-2021 Biennium.

Do you have an ORPIN Account???

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To listen to Boon's track and read his story, click HERE!

Read about how North Wasco YTP's Jon finds success at Safeway in the Dalles! Click on the title of this story to learn more!

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.

The University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is excited to announce that applications are open for our Summer Internship Program.

Corey Ackerman is the Transition Specialist in the La Grande YTP Site. One of his participants, Ross, was recently featured in DHS's Employment First online newsletter. Click Here! to read the whole story! Great work Corey!

Kathi Morris, Reynolds YTP Transition Specialist writes (click on title to see what she wrote!):

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The University of Oklahoma, Zarrow Center for Learning Enrichment and SRI International received grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute for Education Sciences to develop a new transition assessment, Transition Assessment and Goal Generator – Alternate (TAGG-A), to assess skills and experiences students with significant cognitive disabilities (SWCD) need for life after high school. We are in the process of developing and revising items for this assessment.

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

Registration is now open for the 2019 Oregon Statewide Transition Conference (OSTC). To Register, click: 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!

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 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).