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Meet Lori

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Workforce Challenge

Lori was laid off as a social worker from an organization that was downsizing. Lori had applied for a lot of jobs but was unable to find one. Lori had always had an interest in the administrative area of healthcare.

Workforce Solution

With Lori’s bachelors degree in social work she wanted to purse a medical certificate that would give her more knowledge of the medical field. Lori was enrolled in the WIA program where she received support to complete the Medical Assistant program. Once Lori completed the program she took the state test and passed with a very high score.

Outcomes & Benefits

Lori applied at the local hospital and with her social work degree and her MA Certificate she was able to get the job she always wanted. She is a Discharge Counselor. Lori is making a great wage and very happy with her job.

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