Career Counseling / Career Coach
for career counseling are offered to assist the
individual to make independent decisions regarding their
career path and selection of employment. A job coach
assists the individual to understand their own strengths
& weaknesses through the interview process by working
with the individual's strengths toward appropriate
career choices. These services are offered independent
of insurance or worker compensation referrals or
services are intended to be short-term or limited, and
are based on a self-initiated and self-directed
approach. A job coach facilitates the individual to
research, investigate, and explore work/training options
within their abilities and financial resources.
Community resources are used when the individual has
financial limitations. A self-directed approach is
encouraged whereby the individual performs most or all
of the research necessary.
The following are
some, but not all, of services able to be provided:
counseling in career changes.
information based on nearly 30 years of job/career
- Assistance with
vocational exploration to assess career choices.
- Counseling to
establish a self-directed work search or career
- Determination of
work, skills, education and community/volunteer
talents to develop resume.
- Help with
assessing and resolving employment barriers; such as
transportation, child care, youth activities, shift
work, out-dated skills or experience, and financial
- Provision of job
- Assistance in
determine when a career change and training are
- Obtaining skills
without formal schooling.
These services are
provided to individuals who desire individual
counseling. These services may be utilized by
individuals returning to the work force, such as in
marriage dissolution or after child-rearing
responsibilities. Professional consultation is available
to individuals who are dissatisfied with their present
job, and wish to embark on a new career path. It can
incorporate Vocational Testing, Earning
Capacity Evaluations, or Vocational