12566 SE 93rd Ave Clackamas
Competent and Confident
Job Development is an acquired practiced ART! Join us for an interactive two-day training incorporating best practice job development and hands-on skill building. Return to your community a stronger more effective job developer.
Increase Knowledge of Best Practice Job Development
- Learn job and task analysis in real settings
- Build on negotiation and communication skills
- All Means All- understand job match that looks at everyone’s abilities
- Practice effective employer approaches
- Improved job match leading to greater job retention
- Increase community connections and networking
- Oregon Approved 12 CECs
- Training is from 9:00am to 4:00pm, each day
- Coffee and morning snacks will be provided, each day
- Lunch will be on your own
- Free parking onsite
- Wear comfortable clothes and shoes to walk in!
Meet the Trainers:
Debra is passionate about seeing all people obtain employment. She has been intrigued with community building and person centered planning as a way to see individuals with disabilities succeed in jobs that fit them since 1988. She has worked on a number of projects involving people with disabilities and employment. Debra provides training and consultation on employment and person centered planning in Washington and Oregon, and she has taught classes on these topics at Portland State University in the Teacher Education Program and for Highline Community College. She has worked with schools, families, agencies, businesses, and individuals, both in the U.S. and in Australia. Debra holds an MS in Rehabilitation Counseling and Deafness, and she is an enthusiastic walker and family member.
Jenny has experience as a Competitive Integrated Employment Program Manager, an Employment Specialist, and a Job Coach in Oregon. She became a Certified Employment Support Professional through APSE in 2014 and received her BS in Sociology from Portland State University. She enjoys using her training as a Person Centered Planning Facilitator to brainstorm employment possibilities with people. Jenny’s interests and strengths are in collaborating with supported employment programs and teams to create and implement best practices. She is passionate about the tenets of Employment First and achieving equitable employment for all people experiencing intellectual and developmental disabilities.