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Department of Youth Services Ohio Youth Assessment System

Welcome to the OYAS (Ohio Youth Assessment System) Training Registration Site

The Department of Youth Services is pleased to announce that the training dates for the Ohio Youth Assessment System (OYAS) have been set.  The OYAS training is two full days of instruction and practice, which covers all five assessment tools: Diversion, Detention, Disposition, Residential and Reentry.  All classes start at 8:30am and end at 5:00pm. Participants must attend both days in their entirety and pass a test in order to be certified to use the OYAS assessment tools.  Certification on the OYAS instruments is good for a period of 3 years. 

**This training is intended for staff from DYS, Juvenile Courts, and Community Corrections Facilities.  Other programs/providers will be considered, if requested, on a case by case basis.

All classes have been approved  for 14.5 CEU’s for both Social Workers and Counselors for the training; please note that no partial credit will be given. 

Registration can only be done online. A confirmation email will be sent to your email once you have registered.  Please continue to visit this site for any updates, changes and training locations.  If you have any questions or need additional information please email Hannah Thomas, in the Office of Quality Assurance and Improvement at:

***Please note that you must be registered and confirmed to attend OYAS training.  Those who are not registered will not be allowed to participate in the class.  If you have registered online and have not received a confirmation please contact Hannah Thomas at 614-466-7512 or at the email listed above.


OYAS Training, October 11 - 12, from 8:30am to 5pm, at The BWC Safety and Hygiene Services Building, 13430 Yarmouth Drive, Pickerington, OH 43147.

OYAS Training, November 29 - 30, from 8:30am to 5pm, at The Summit County Juvenile Court, 650 Dan Street, Akron, OH 44310


 To access the OYAS registration page click here





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OYAS Interrater Reliability Study1/9/2012135.42 KBDownload
Directions to DYS Training Academy9/4/2015168.67 KBDownload
OYAS Training Flyer8/3/201138.57 KBDownload
OYAS Report9/10/2009922.55 KBDownload