Washington Initiative for Supported Employment (WISE)

Organizational Address: WISE, 100 South King Street #260, Seattle, WA

 

Basic Level or Professional Level: Basic

 

 WISE offers 2 ACRE training Programs:

          - Oregon Employment Learning Network (OELN) & 

          - Washington Employment Learning Network (WELN)

               ( Scroll down for the Washington  program description.)

 

Description: Oregon ACRE Training Program (OELN):

The Oregon Employment Learning Network (OELN) provides participants with core supported employment professional training. These trainings help employment professionals meet Oregon’s employment professional core competencies. Three core training workshops are offered in different areas and times throughout the state. Each training session is a two-day seminar that offers a total of 8 training days (48 total hours) of in-class, face-to-face training content.

The four seminars that make up the OELN are:

·      Introduction to History of Supported Employment, Discovery, & Employment Planning

·      Job Development & Marketing

·      Systematic Instruction & Follow Along

·      Social Security & Work Incentives

Names of Oregon Trainers:

Jim Corey, Senior Program Manager, WISE (Lead Trainer)

Monica McDaniel, Senior Program Manager, WISE (Lead Trainer)

Teri Johnson, Consultant/Trainer (Lead Trainer)

Susan Harrell, Senior Program Manager, WISE (Lead Trainer)

Emily Harris, Michelle Furman, Debra McLean, Trish Borden, 

Val Morgan, Aimee Sharp, Aimee Nelson, Maimie Laitinen,

Robyn Hoffman, Paula Fitch, Arlene Jones, & Gene Rada. 

Where training is available: Oregon

Contact Person for Oregon (OELN) Training Program: Brandi Monts

Phone: 360-878-7071                                                

Email: brandi@gowise.org

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Description: Washington ACRE Training Program (WELN): 

The Washington Employment Learning Network (WELN) provides participants with core supported employment professional training.  These trainings help employment professionals meet employment professional core competencies.  Four core training workshops are offered in different areas and times throughout the state. Each training session is a two-day seminar that offers a total of 8 training days (48 total hours) of in-class, face-to-face training content. The four seminars that make up the WELN are:

·      Introduction to History of Supported Employment, Discovery, & Employment Planning

·      Job Development & Marketing

·      Systematic Instruction & Follow Along

·      Social Security & Work Incentives

Names of Washington Trainers: 

Jim Corey, Katherine Titus, Stephen Eyeman

Aimee Sharp, Trish Borden, Val Morgan, Teri Johnson,

Aimee Nelson, Brandi Monts, & Susan Harrell.

Where training is available: Washington

Contact Person for Washingtong (WELN) Training Program: Aimee Sharp 

Phone: 206-334-3010                                                

Email: aimee@gowise.org

State: 
Washington
Training Format: 
Face-to-Face