December 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wise Webinar Series:

 Perspectives and Practice; Virtual Job Development and Placement 

Job Development Panel, Hosted by Jenny Crook 

Please join us on Wednesday, December 23 for our webinar, “Perspectives and Practice; Virtual Job Development and Placement”, Job Development Panel hosted by Jenny Crook..

This panel webinar will highlight the perspectives and experiences of 4 Employment Consultants from different agencies. The discussion will focus on the practice of continuing this work in a changing landscape. Each panelist will share strategies being used to provide effective virtual or modified job development and placement services.

Outline or agenda

 Introductions, short presentations from panel members, panel Q & A by facilitator, and audience Q & A

Learning Objectives (Info, tools, and skills attendees will receive):

  • Learners will learn how to address health and safety regulations with employers
  • Learners will learn how to utilize more robust language on resumes and applications to improve employer responses
  • Learners will learn how to secure a virtual informational interview
  • Learners will learn how to ensure people are included in their job development process in a shifting virtual landscape

Good news, this this webinar has been pre-approved for 2 hours of APSE CESP continuing education (CE).

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.

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There are no refunds for those that do not attend the scheduled webinar. If you do miss the webinar, we will provide you with a code to access the next webinar free. 

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Meet the Panelists:

  Jaymie Heberlein, Trillium, [email protected]

Jaymie Heberlein has worked for Trillium for over 9 years. She is the longest tenured employee in the Kitsap County office and has created dozens of jobs in her community. Jaymie has a strong passion for building community and creating the right job for the right person. 

Sarah Woodbury, Work Opportunities, [email protected]

Sarah Woodbury has been an Employment Specialist at Work Opportunities in Snohomish County for over 6 years. She spent 5 years in adult employment services and has been working with transition students at a Project SEARCH site since Fall of 2019. Through Project SEARCH Sarah has helped develop a variety of internships while working closely with school district and hospital staff to support students through multiple work experiences before searching for their first paid positions. Sarah especially enjoys working with transition students because it gives her the opportunity to form a strong foundation of work skills and employment focused mindset in each client that she hopes will set them up for a lifetime of success throughout their careers. 

Max Doggett, Highline College, [email protected]

Max is an Employment Consultant for Highline College, who in addition to providing direct support, has also co-created/hosted supported employment trainings for management on the Microsoft Campus. Before moving to Seattle, he worked with an organization that provides vacation and recreational experiences to adults with disabilities based in Philadelphia, and coordinated employment for an agency that specialized in supporting adults on the autism spectrum in Baltimore. He brings 10 years of experience with job coaching and development, and over 15 years total experience supporting adults with developmental disabilities in the community.

Jason Van Loh, Highline College, [email protected]

Jason has been working with people with disabilities for the last 15 years, starting as a para-educator for Monroe County Community Schools in Bloomington, Indiana. After a short stint in Indiana, he and his wife and dog moved back to the Pacific Northwest to be near a terminally ill family member. He started as an employment consultant at Trillium Employment Services in August of 2006. He moved on to Highline College’s Achieve Program and Community and Employment Services Program in 2014, where he has continued to hone his consulting craft, finding employment and bolstering educational opportunities for students with disabilities. In his spare time, Jason enjoys getting in his daily 10,500 steps, playing with his dogs and spending time with his wife Rosie and daughter, Ruby. He loves to get out on the water with a surfboard when the occasion presents itself.

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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