The Occupational Therapy Training Program (OTTP) is a program division of Special Service for Groups, a large United Way non-profit organization. OTTP provides occupational therapy and social services to over 800 at-risk youth annually in San Francisco who experience numerous barriers that hinder their success in academic and work environments.
The barriers include:
- Achievement of developmental milestones
self-esteem and confidence
- Enhanced independent
experience and job placement referrals
- Exposure to labor
- Earned credits
applied towards a high school diploma/GED
- Goal Development
- Continuing education
- Access to and
increased awareness of community resources
- Development of a
personalized employment portfolio
- Clarification of personal interests, values, and strengths as related to pursuing a career path.