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Boots on the Ground Workshop: Discovery - Digging Deeper for Success with Trillium

April 30, 2021


Boots on the Ground: Employment Consultant Community of Practice Workshop

In collaboration with the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Administration, Wise is pleased to announce the Boots on the Ground: Employment Consultant Community of Practice! Comprised of two sessions per week, this Community of Practice will offer hands on examples and opportunities to see innovative direct service from employment providers across the State of Washington. Tuesday seminars will occur each week from 9:30 to 11:30am PST, and Friday workshops will provide follow up conversation and activities based on the Tuesday content from 9:30 to 10:30am PST. These events are open to all and free of charge.

*Attending the Tuesday seminar is not required in order to participate in Friday’s workshop, although you are encouraged to do so. Recordings of Tuesday’s events will be made available the following Wednesday to those who could not attend.


Discovery - Digging Deeper for Success


Please join us on Friday April 30 for our workshop, "Discovery - Digging Deeper for Success" with Trillium.

Digging deeper with Discovery allows employment professionals to create the most successful placements. In this course you will learn alternative communication styles that allow you to uncover your clients’ preferences and personality. You will learn how to create assessments that help you to gain the best understanding of the individuals you serve.

Learning Objectives:
  • Spark your imagination and creativity
  • Teach you new ways of interacting with clients
  • Show you the differences and similarities of Discovery
  • Ensure you understand the importance of Discovery

Do you require an accommodation, materials in alternate format or have inquiries about accessibility in this event? If so, please reach out to [email protected] no later than 5pm Friday prior to this webinar. Due to the short turnaround of our webinar series we are unable to accommodate same day requests. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully.


*Please note: Wise maintains registration and attendance records for our events and training programs. Wise is required to monitor participation in our courses and provide reports to our funding sources so that they may utilize these records in the course of their audits of programs. These reports may include actual time spent by attendee name, event/training title, county and state. Reports are provided to ensure there is documented proof of the appropriate use of government funds for the purposes of professional development. Attendees that participate in our events and/or complete training programs will receive a certificate to document participation as back up for billing purposes.  


Wise provides Washington State Educator/Teacher Clock Hours for our webinars. For more information and to request Clock Hours, please click here. 


Meet the Panel:

                                                              Casey Serquinia

253 486 6023 - [email protected]

Casey Serquinia has been with Trillium Employment services for over 10 years and recently celebrated her 100th job placement. She believes that everyone can learn job skills and that most people want to work. Casey specializes in job development in unique industries.

 Casey has great talent when it comes to discovering a job seeker’s strengths; she enjoys the challenge of identifying and translating  information into marketable skills.  She utilizes creativity to leverage community relationships, informal networks, and approaching independent businesses to develop carved positions.


Miranda Fort

360-551-2730 - [email protected]

Miranda Fort has been with Trillium Employment services since 2017. Prior to coming to Trillium, Miranda worked in medical and therapeutic advocacy for military families. Miranda specializes in Positive Behavior Supports.

Miranda enjoys learning about the individuals she serves as a whole person and using what brings someone joy to lead employment exploration.  She believes that carving positions around an individual’s strengths and passions will lead to lasting job placements and higher success in their role.

*Supported employment is rooted in the firm belief that all people deserve respect, dignity, and self-determination. Here at Wise, we are committed to standing up for and embracing positive changes in policies and practices to stamp out oppression and discrimination in our institutions and systems. We are focused on our mission of inclusion and equitable employment for people with disabilities. With this in mind, we ask that all participants extend respect, humility and grace during our events. We strive to create a learning platform where we all leave with new ways of thinking, doing and moving supported employment forward.

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