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Career Counseling for Students with Significant Disabilities: Strategies for Success - 6/8/2017

Objectives:

To provide an understanding of the additional barriers students with significant disabilities face in achieving successful employment or postsecondary education

To provide an overview of the critical components of Career Counseling to help professionals understand the skills and strategies needed to address barriers to transition for students with the most significant disabilities.

To share examples of Career Counseling strategies used in working with students with most significant disabilities. 

Presenter Information:

Ronica Marable is a Technical Assistance provider for The National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT). Previously, Ronica worked as the Training Coordinator for the Department on Disability Services, Rehabilitation Services Administration (DC RSA). She's also a Ph.D. Candidate at The George Washington University, where her research has centered around professional development and technical assistance in the field of rehabilitation counseling. 
DJ Ralston is a Sr. Research Associate with George Washington University’s Center for Rehabilitation Counseling, Research and Education (CRCRE), where she works as part the the Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center (WINTAC) around Pre-Employment Transition Services and on the Targeted Communities Technical Assistance Center (TC-TAC) project. DJ has worked providing technical assistance and training around disability and employment policy and service delivery at the national level for the last ten years. She has a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Western Washington University.


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