The WESD Behavior Intervention Program serves students from school districts in Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties.
The program is located at the WESD Yamhill Center, serving grades 1-12. Maximum capacity is 12 students per classroom in each of the four classrooms.
• The Behavior Intervention Program serves special education students enrolled in grades 1—12 that are in need of behavioral support.
• Students typically qualify for special education services in one or more of the following areas: Emotional Disturbance, Other Health Impairments, Communication Disorder, Specific Learning Disability
• Students must be at a cognitive level that promotes behavioral growth from the Collaborative Problem Solving approach.
• Student and family skill building is a strong component of The Behavior Intervention Program. The goal is to transition students back to the least restrictive environment.
• The district in which the student resides retains the responsibility for maintaining the special education eligibility, providing transportation, providing any required related services, and interpretation services if needed
• The Behavior Intervention Program maintains the IEP, facilitates instruction, and provides academic and behavior data to the school district.
• Students access the Behavior Intervention Program through the school district in which they reside.
• Placement in the program is an IEP team decision.