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Known throughout the community as an innovative consulting company implementing person-centered planning, we are at the forefront of creating best practices for the industry among service providers. Across communities, we offer specialized training to other professionals and employers as well as clients.  Contact us for more information about customized courses for your needs.

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Dirkse CC Technical Assistance Training Programs are setting standards in the Vocational Rehabilitation and HR industries. Our best practice standards training topics include:

  • discovery
  • customized employment
  • work experiences (CBA, TVA)
  • vocational exploration
  • client communication solutions
  • job coach training, hard and soft skills
  • employer engagement tools


Our background in human resources and counseling makes us your communication expert. We offer company specific training in:

  • conflict resolution - Manager as Mediator, Self as Mediator One Day Workshops
  • supervisor training
  • disability sensitivity training
  • team building for increased productivity
  • HR Solutions Employer Workshops


Successful placements through Dirkse CC are enhanced through the development of job seeker skills. We offer courses that cover the soft skills important to employment.

  • Ready, Set, Work! - job skills class for people with IDD
  • Life Skills at Work - communication, social and soft skills in the workplace

Additionally, we also offer non-employment related supports:

  • Positive Behavior Supports
  • Independent Living Skills Assessments
For Referrals or Inquiries: 


Phone: (503) 265-9256
Fax: (503) 672-7668

8555 S W Apple Way
Suite 320
Portland, OR 97225
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