Behavior Intervention ProgramYamhill


    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.
    Referral Info
    • Students access the Behavior Intervention Program through the school district in which they reside.
    • Placement in the program is an IEP team decision.