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The center’s career and vocational services offer opportunities for individual growth and development, confidence building, and economic and personal independence
through education and training.

Career and vocational services can also help a person prepare for, and retain with support if necessary, a job in the competitive workplace. Today, thousands of blind individuals are self-sufficient because they are actively employed in a variety of fields such as: lawyers, secretary, computer analyst, stock clerk, engineer, teacher, food service worker, customer service representative, personnel manager. Success in any job is primarily due to the preparation
and attitudes the individual brings to the job. The career and vocational services help individuals help themselves be successful.

Career Strategies/Job Development: This service offers an individual the opportunity to develop person-centered vocational goals and objectives through an assessment process.

This process may include the opportunity to visit a variety of employment sites to determine abilities and interests within a particular occupation (i.e. community based assessment and situational assessment).

Relationships are developed with businesses for learning experience and possible placement.

Career Consulting: This service offers assistance with skills training in areas such as: caning chairs, weaving rugs, mop production, janitorial services, computer literacy, typing, and telephone answering services.

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