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Employment First!

Employment First!

850 N. Broadway, Estacada, OR 97023

“Let’s Connect” – a partnership between Clackamas County DD, UCP, and parents of children experiencing disability in Clackamas County, is proud to present:

Employment First!

The State of Oregon is funding their commitment to Employment First for people with disabilities. Come learn how it works!

September 18, 2013 - 6:30pm-8:30pm

River Mills Elementary School, Library
850 N. Broadway, Estacada, OR 97023

Presenters: Melissa Miller, Supported Employment Director, UCP
Patrick Foster, Vocational Rehabilitation, Clackamas County

Melissa Miller has been nationally certified in the art of Job Development and Job Coaching since 2006, when she started the community-based employment program at United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon and SW Washington. Melissa is currently the Program Manager of Employment Solutions, whose mission is to assist adults with disabilities to identify, obtain and maintain meaningful employment. Melissa presumes your child is capable of meaningful employment andwill help guide you in preparing your child for identifying a career of their choosing.

Patrick Foster has served individuals with disabilities since 1989. He has worked in private nonprofit settings as a residential manager, behavioral specialist, vocational specialist and job developer. He continues his work with the State of Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation Services as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Ticket to Work coordinator and Branch Manager. Patrick has dedicated his professional life to empowering individuals with disabilities to identify and reach their personal goals.


Please RSVP if you plan to attend, as attendance and childcare space are both limited.

RSVP to: Susan Cushman, or 503-467-0332