Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) Services

Career Path Services has successfully partnered with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) to assist our mutual customers with the important work of re-integration into the workforce since 1989. We are proud of the success we've achieved with our customers and the positive, collaborative relationships we have within our community.

Our Training

Division staff have participated in the following training during the 2013 Program Year:

  • Accessing Federal Employment Opportunities
  • Plan to Work: Benefits Planning
  • Developmental Disabilities Administration: Support Intensity Scale
  • Beyond Traditional Job Development - The Art of Creating Opportunity
  • New Washington Apple Health Care System
  • Motivational Interviewing

Our staff participated in the following additional training during the 2012 Program Year:

  • Planning to Work and Social Security and Medical Benefits
  • Grace Under Fire: De-escalating Potentially Aggressive Individuals
  • Working with Persons with Disabilities and Criminal Histories
  • Competitive Employment to Customized Employment
  • Cost of Poverty Experience and Bridges Out of Poverty Seminar
  • To Sell is Human
  • Social Security, Medical Benefits, and Work Incentives Training
  • Positive Behavior Support
  • Workstrides Facilitator Training
  • Discovering Personal Genius
  • The Hidden Job Market
  • Introduction to Supported Employment
  • Assistive Technology
  • Customized Job Development
  • Behavioral Interviewing
  • Communications, You Don't Say
  • Working Together Successfully - Collaborative Negotiations
  • Communication Access: Serving Customers who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training
  • 2012 Employment WAC Update/Training
  • Working with Clients With Vision Impairments

Division staff have participated in the following trainings during the 2011 Program Year:

  • Improving Services to Customers who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late Deafened, and Deaf-Blind
  • Job Development for Beginners
  • Safe Talk Workshop
  • Do's and Don't of Hiring and Letting People Go
  • CRP Contract Training (2012-2014)
  • WorkStrides Facilitator Training
  • Job Development
  • Building Employer Relationships
  • Overview DDD Assessment Process - Employment and Day Programs
  • Autism Awareness
  • WISE Employment Conference for Central and Eastern Washington
  • Non-Verbal Communication Strategies
  • Assistive Technology
  • Tri-County Resource Fair - Josh Hanagarne "The World's Strongest Librarian" 

Contact Information

Jodi DeCesari
DD/DVR Program Director
(509) 826-2417

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