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  • Fall 2023 Conference - Registration Open!

    Like the ever-flowing and powerful rivers of Washington, WA IARP is excited to converge for our Fall 2023 conference at the south end’s hidden gem, Green River Conference & Event Center.
    Join us for amazing conversations on foundational building blocks of communication and listening deeply; how to effectively communicate and navigate through an H-2A Temporary Agricultural Visa claim; conversations with injured workers about their experiences and helpful communication during their claim; how Artificial Intelligence affects the vocational rehabilitation field and possible ethical considerations... and so much more!


    The conference will take place from 8:00AM to 4:15PM at the Green River College Conference & Event Center. Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and coffee will be included. Come join us as we Converge and Communicate, Stronger! CEUs will be offered for both CDMS and CRC.

    Gardiant Works will be sponsoring a free cocktail party the evening prior to the conference on 10/12/2023 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM – don’t miss this fun opportunity to enjoy dinner, live music, network, and connect with friends and colleagues!

    Click Here to Register



    Early Bird Rate (through 08/15/23)

    Regular Rate (after 08/15/23)








    Nearby Hotel Options:

    Comfort Inn Auburn - Seattle (2.5 miles away)

    Best Western Plus Mountain View Auburn Inn (2.7 miles away)

    Holiday Inn Express & Suites Auburn Downtown (2.7 miles away)

    Cedarbrook Lodge (10 miles away)


    7:30 am - Breakfast starts

    8:00 am - Conference begins

    8:15-9:45 am - Keynote with Jennifer Bowes, MA, CRC, CDMS

    9:45-10:00 am - Break

    10:00-10:30 am - Conversations with Injured Workers

    10:30 am -12:00 pm - H2A Temporary Agricultural Visa Claims

    12:00-1:00 pm - Lunch

    1:00-2:00 pm - Limited English Proficiency (LEP) with the Department of Labor & Industries

    2:00-2:15 pm - Break

    2:15-3:45 pm - Artificial Intelligence in the Vocational Rehabilitation Industry with John Wedl, WEDL Placement Services

    3:45-4:15 pm - Closing remarks, prize drawings, thank-yous!

    Sponsors and Vendors:

    If you are interested in sponsoring part of this conference or participating as a vendor, please reach out to Katie (krogge@eastsidevocational.com - 509-228-8851) for more information. Vendor applications need to be submitted by 09/01/23. Space is limited and will be determined on a first come first serve basis. Vendor fee of $750 includes table and 2 attendees. Sponsorship is available at three levels; top tier includes a complimentary vendor table.

  • 2023-2024 Board Members - UPDATE

    Due to a resignation for personal reasons, there has been an update to the new Board of Directors. We are pleased to announce your new new WA IARP Board for 2023-2024!
    President – Stephanie Cross
    Past President – Allison Baldwin
    President Elect – Katie Rogge
    Treasurer – Brian Roberts
    Members at Large (in no particular order):
    Annabel Cobane
    Hantac Chang
    Katrina Taylor
    Monica Schneider
    Amy Peterson

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IARP WA Board of Directors

Stephanie Cross, President
Katie Rogge, President Elect
Brian Roberts, Secretary-Treasurer
Allison Baldwin, Past President

Members at Large

Katrina Taylor
Monica Schneider
Hantac Chang
Annabel Cobane
Ken Smith

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