CPS training for individuals who are deaf announce
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Posted on August 30, 2017 in Careers, Job Opportunities | Short Link

CERTIFIED PEER SPECIALIST TRAINING FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF AND AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE USERS Description: The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) is recruiting qualified individuals who are deaf, use ASL, are seeking employment and want to take Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) training to learn how to […]

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CCAC: ESL for Students who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing
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Posted on June 18, 2017 in Careers, Employment Needs, OVR, Videos | Short Link

If you or someone you know is Deaf of Hard-of-Hearing and would like to practice English reading and writing in a bilingual ASL/ESL classroom environment: there is a new community education class just for you at CCAC! The class is called English as a Second Language (ESL) for Students who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing, and […]

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Pursue a Rewarding Career: Work with Deaf people
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Posted on November 23, 2014 in Careers, Topic of Interest, Videos | Short Link

1756 If you can learn sign language or if you are familiar with assistive devices or audiology you may want to consider becoming a counselor to work with people who Deaf, Deaf-blind or hard of hearing as a career choice. Various programs exist to pursue such interests at the University of Pittsburgh.

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Job Applications
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Posted on December 16, 2012 in Careers | Short Link

This video will focus on the skills you need to have a successful job interview. In addition we will discuss why people do not get hired so you can avoid these common mistakes. [flv:1255.flv screen/1255.jpg 480 360] Credit with permission to use the video: Livingston County Michigan Works Career Alliance of Genesee County Deaf Employment […]

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Careers in counseling people
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Posted on November 3, 2012 in Careers | Short Link

Are you interested in working with people who are Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of hearing? Perhaps you would like to become a social worker, a therapist, a job coach or an aid? There is a great need for empathetic therapists and counselors who are Deaf, Hard of hearing or DeafBlind and for hearing people who […]

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Interviewing Skills
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Posted on July 31, 2012 in Careers, Videos | Short Link

This video will focus on the skills you need to have a successful interview. In addition we will discuss why people do not get hired so you can avoid these common mistakes.   Credit with permission to use the video: Livingston County Michigan Works Career Alliance of Genesee County Deaf Employment & Business Solutions, LLC […]

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Services for Pennsylvanians who are DeafBlind
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1137 DeafBlind Services for Western Pennsylvanians and other national resources – Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh (BVRS) is a nonprofit agency that provides services for individuals who are blind, visually impaired, or who have other disabilities. Learn more about resources for Indiviudals who are DeafBlind in the attached video.

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Using Interpreter For An Interview
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Posted on January 16, 2012 in Careers, Videos | Short Link

Have you ever wondered when and how to inform an Employer that an ASL interpreter is needed for an interview? This video explains when, how, and why you should arrange your accommodation needs before the interview. Credit with permission to use the video: Livingston County Michigan Works Career Alliance of Genesee County Deaf Employment & […]

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Common Accomodations for the Deaf and Hard of hearing
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Posted on November 15, 2011 in Careers, Employment Needs, Tips for Inclusion | Short Link

An excellent video for persons who are Deaf, Hard of hearing and DeafBlind about accommodations and rights in the workplace. A collaborative effort borrowed upon permission from: 1) Livingston County Michigan Works 2) Career Alliance of Genesee County 3) Deaf Employment & Business Solutions, LLC (DEBS).

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A deaf employee adapts to a hearing world and workplace
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Posted on January 27, 2009 in Employment Needs | Short Link

by Josh Jones, Bank of New York Mellon IT Diversity Council Original article published on BNY Mellon intranet website, October 29, 2008 When I was young, I was growing up differently, but I didn’t realize just how “different” I was. In appearance, I looked “normal” and acted normally, but the difference was that I was […]

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