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New HYPE Career Development Course for Young Adults available in Massachusetts!

Virtual HYPE Career Development Courses for Young Adults available in Massachusetts!

What is HYPE?

Helping Youth on the Path to Employment (HYPE) provides flexible, solution-focused, career-oriented services based on your needs and preferences. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Finding out what you want to do
  • Getting a job
  • Enrolling in and completing college or vocational-technical programs
  • Helping you identify and pursue your school and work goals
  • Work on things that get in the way of pursuing your goals, like low energy, feeling forgetful, or feeling stuck
  • Getting organized for work and school success!

Is the HYPE course right for me?

Want to register for the HYPE course?

The HYPE Course is a modification of HYPE, the Helping Youth on the Path to Employment model (see “Home” page for more detail). The new Virtual HYPE course offering is aimed at meeting the career preparation needs of young adults with mental health conditions during the quarantine to stop the spread of COVID-19.

There are 2 Virtual HYPE Course Offerings at this time:

  • Career Decision-Making
  • HYPE School Prep

Each course will be 6-7 weeks long, with one session per week per course, for up to 1.5 hours.  The courses are FREE.  Young adults will need access to a computer or tablet, a webcam, and a phone. 


Virtual classes now available for Fall 2020 / Winter - Spring 2021 through YouForward!


HYPE School Prep

Career Decisions

Offering #1:

1/25/21 to 3/8/21 1/22/21 to 2/26/21

Offering #2



Young adults can attend the Virtual HYPE Courses from the comfort of their own homes, and join with other young adults from around Massachusetts virtually.


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Register here

Download the HYPE course flyer

Questions? Contact us at for more information!

Want to Learn More?

Talk to us about how to bring the HYPE Course to your agency, or how to participate in the HYPE Course yourself!