• Diversity Equity and Inclusion CHAMBER Training Series- Supported Employment for Employees with Disabilities

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    Name: Diversity Equity and Inclusion CHAMBER Training Series- Supported Employment for Employees with Disabilities
    Date: September 14, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    Ready to diversify your workforce? Come learn what is possible and why inclusion works. You are invited to join us for this free, 3-part training series on supported employment for employees with disabilities. These trainings are ideally suited for Business Owners, Managers, HR Professionals, CEOs, and COOs. 

    Recruiting Supported Employees for Your Biz
    Tuesday, Sept. 14, 12 - 1 PM
    Presented By: Chinook Enterprises

    During this informative event, bring your sense of adventure as we dive into strategies for diversifying your employee workforce.  Proven practices including analyzing positions, agency proposal, overview of on-the-job-supports and supported employee retention strategies. These will empower you to tap into a unique, qualified pool of applicants and feel good about your bottom line. Join us!

    Communication and How Best to Support Your Employees with Disabilities
    Tuesday, Sept. 21, 12 - 1 PM
    Presented By:
    Sherwood Community Services

    Did you know that over 100 businesses in Skagit County have hired people with disabilities who receive support on their job? However, there are MANY more people with disabilities in our community, who are in the workforce who might not need any type of formal job support. If you are curious to learn more about how to set your employees with disabilities up for success, this training will share communication and support strategies.

    Accommodations and the ADA
    Tuesday, Sept. 28, 12 - 1 PM
    Presented By:
    Washington Vocational Services (WVS)

    This session will enable businesses to feel more comfortable having conversations with employees about their potential needs for accommodations. Come learn how you can create reasonable accommodations and what is possible under the Americans with Disability Act (ADA). This session will enhance your organization?s ability to practice inclusion and successfully engage a more diverse workforce.

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    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesday, September 14, 2021
    12 - 1 PM

    Tuesday, September 21, 2021
    12 - 1 PM

    Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    12 - 1 PM
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    Alyssa Pitcher - Marketing and Tourism Coordinator
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