Training Department

Skookum’s Training and Development Professionals provide employees with the knowledge, skills and abilities they need to perform their duties successfully. Skookum’s inclusive learning experiences encourage team members to discuss, explore, learn and collaborate increasing job satisfaction, fulfillment and performance.

 

Vocational Department

Skookum Vocational Specialists create a circle of support around Skookum employees with disabilities.  This support and mentoring makes it possible for supervisors to provide reasonable accommodations.  Our goal is to help employees with significant disabilities thrive and be successful in their chosen job.

Community Employment Services Department

Skookum Employment Services works with local businesses in Washington State to develop job opportunities for people with disabilities in Kitsap and Jefferson counties. Individuals are referred to our program from the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ra/division-vocational-rehabilitation and Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) https://www.dshs.wa.gov/dda. Our Employment Specialists and Job Coaches help people with disabilities obtain and maintain jobs with employers other than Skookum in the community that match their skills, interests, and abilities.

Skookum Program Services is CARF Accredited
-Community Employment Services: Employment Supports
-Community Employment Services: Job Development Employment Planning Services

This accreditation is valid through November 2020