Wise Online Employment Academy: Job Development & Marketing
Please join us for this webinar-based, instructor-led, workshop which provides a thorough overview of the essential functions of marketing and customized job development for employment support professionals who work with job seekers with developmental and intellectual disabilities. This course gives employment specialists the values, confidence, and skills they need to work with the business community to develop win-win employment opportunities meeting the needs of the job seekers they serve and the businesses that hire them. It also provides insight, inspiration and a reminder of the basic values and creative, time-tested, approaches that are truly effective in successfully performing this valuable social service.
Designed to engage, inspire and activate your abilities, the course consists of pre-course readings, a series of webinars, reading assignments, offline skill building activities and course discussion forum participation.
This Course is part of the Wise Online Academy ACRE-certified Employment Specialist Core Training Series. Read more about the series and ACRE certification by clicking here.
Cost: $200, reimbursable to WA State residents upon successful completion of the course.
Space is limited to 100 participants; Registration closes once capacity is reached.
Registration closes when the class is full.
Zoom Webinar Dates and Times
August 11: 10-12 noon PST/1-3 pm EST
August 13: 10-11 am PST/1-2 pm EST
August 17: 10-12 noon PST/1-3 pm EST
August 19: 10-12 noon PST/1-3 pm EST
August 21: 10-11 am PST/1-2 pm EST
Cancellation Notice: A 100% refund is possible if a registrant cancels within one calendar week of the event start. 50% will be allowed 3 calendar days prior to the event start. No refund will be allowed thereafter unless approved by the Director of Wise. Please notify [email protected] of any cancellation as soon as possible.
Your Training Team:
Jenny Crook, Program Manager, Portland
Jenny has experience as a Competitive Integrated Employment Program Manager, an Employment Specialist, and a Job Coach in Oregon. She became a Certified Employment Support Professional through APSE in 2014 and received her BS in Sociology from Portland State University. She enjoys using her training as a Person Centered Planning Facilitator to brainstorm employment possibilities with people. Jenny’s interests and strengths are in collaborating with supported employment programs and teams to create and implement best practices. She is passionate about the tenets of Employment First and achieving equitable employment for all people experiencing intellectual and developmental disabilities. When not in the office she enjoys reading dystopian novels, thrift shopping for treasures, cats, and spending time with family.
Emily Harris, Senior Program Manager, Portland