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Webinar: Job Coaching 101 for Employers
November 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
A crash course on the roles and responsibilities of job coaches in the workplace.
This 60-minute webinar will discuss job coaches as a reasonable accommodation for employment for individuals with disabilities. Several individuals will share their first-hand experiences working with employers as a job coach and as an individual supported by a job coach in the past.
There will be time for a quick Q&A session at the end for employers who are interested in learning more about supported employment.
Presenter: Emily Skadorwa
Emily graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Spanish in 2020. She is currently a Masters candidate at Utah State University for the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling program and she is set to graduate in 2025. She is the sibling of an individual with a disability. She has been working in Disability Policy for about 5 years and advocating for disability rights for her entire life. She recently moved to Utah from Seattle, Washington with her partner.
Emily is the founder of a nonprofit disability advocacy initiative titled “The SEED Project: Setting Expectations of Equity for Disabilities”. She is currently employed with the Institute for Disability Research, Policy and Practice as a Training/Development Specialist. In her current role, she participates in training for person-centered planning, HCBS Final Settings Rule, and supported employment services for individuals with disabilities. In the future, she intends to pursue a doctorate in disability disciplines with a focus on competitive integrated employment for everyone.