October 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This is an online event
Wise Support

Wise Webinar Series: 

Sure-Fire Job Development Strategies

with Lisa Latchford

Please join us on Wednesday, October 21st for our webinar, Sure-Fire Job Development Strategies” with Lisa Latchford. 

In this informative webinar, veteran Job Developer, Lisa Latchford will share strategies on how to build trusted business partnerships using highly effective job development strategies.   

This webinar will energize those new to job developing or re-energize those already working with employers.

You will leave this webinar inspired to create your own vision and plan future actions with your team. 

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

  • Be familiar with how to represent your client’s skills and strengths
  • Learn strategies on how to create and sustain long lasting business partnerships
  • Be familiar with how to speak the language employers use
  • Learn how to utilize effective communication techniques
  • Learn how to market to employers
  • Expand your network of mentors and colleagues
  • Be familiar with how to analyze current market needs and adapt to current market trends.
  • Learn tips on staying organized

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. Attendees that fully participate in events and/or complete training programs will receive a certificate to document  full participation as back up for billing purposes.  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.

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. 

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

Lisa Latchford, Wise Associate
Lisa Latchford is passionate about supporting employment professionals and organizations with raising the bar for great employment achievements. She firmly believes that everyone can contribute their skills and gifts in their own communities. She is currently the President of Fox Associates and teaches for Highline Community College, Certification Program for Employment Specialists. She has over twenty-five years’ experience in the field of developmental disabilities and offers technical assistance consulting services in the following areas: assisting businesses with customized job development strategies, person centered planning to assess abilities, interests and strategies leading to successful employment, accommodation and universal design using high and low tech working tools to increase independence and employability, job coaching, systematic instruction techniques, developing natural supports and fading strategies, life coaching for when things outside of work affect our work success, assessment and discovery strategies, positive behavior support work plans, interview preparation with portfolios and visual resumes, communicating and strategizing with individuals and their teams to achieve specific employment goals in their IEP or Employment plan.
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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