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Deaf Digest Blue – October 16, 2011

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position opening Clinical Psychology Faculty position Gallaudet University Washington, DC

The Psychology Department at Gallaudet University has a clinical psychology faculty position opening. The position description and application information can be found at:

For additional information about this position, contact Dr. Patrick Brice, Clinical Psychology Program Director at:


position openings in Rehabilitation field in Georgia

–  Georgia Department of Labor, Vocational Rehabilitation Deafness program is seeking a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) serving the Deaf and Hard of Hearing caseload in Dublin and surrounding counties. &entry_timestamp=2011-10-04-

–  Cave Springs Rehabilitation Center is seeking a Life Adjustment Supervisor responsible for the direction and operation of the 52 bed dormitory and the coordination of Independent Living Skills Training for the students. Duties include supervision of the dormitory staff, coordinating the staff’s work schedules and activities, managing the physical maintenance of the dormitory, and ensuring the safety and accountability of all students. &entry_timestamp=2011-10-04-


position announcement Independent Living Skills Specialist The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advocacy Resource Center position based in Las Vegas, Nevada

ORGANIZATION: The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advocacy Resource Center (DHHARC) is a statewide advocacy, resource, telecommunications distribution, and direct service center offering advocacy, referral and community education services throughout Nevada.  DHHARC has two offices in Reno/Sparks and Las Vegas.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Type of appointment: Full-Time/40 hrs a week/Non-exempt Location: Position available in Las Vegas Posting date: September 28, 2011 Closing date: October 14, 2011

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Individual provides independent living skills training and support for deaf and hard of hearing consumers to develop or maintain a maximum level of independence and ensure a higher quality of life living in the community. Individual conducts accurate assessment and develops a service plan based on clients. need and input. Provides all services outlined in the individualized service plan including skill development, training, education, support and assistance to each clients. Skill development areas focus on, but are not limited to, literacy, employment readiness, financial management, time management, using communication technologies, transportation and housing. Participates in the technology/equipment distribution as well as in the community education responsibilities of the Center.  Conducts, develops and implements program activities for DHHARC. Conducts outreach responsibilities as assigned which may include travel to rural areas.  Works in the evening and during weekend when needed. SALARY: $36,244 – $37,694 DOE, plus customary benefits.

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: – Knowledge of advocacy techniques – Knowledge of Civil Rights Laws – Maintain effective record keeping practices – Two years experience in working with deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the areas of independent living skills training, advocacy, and community outreach is required. – Knowledgeable about diversity and needs within the Hard of Hearing and Deaf populations – Knowledge of all telecommunication equipment, the relay system and related services – Ability to evaluate and assess consumer needs – Ability to complete documentation accurately and in a timely fashion – Ability to work independently as well as a team is essential – Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation – Basic Computer Skills

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: – Bachelor’s of Arts Degree Preferred, but will accept Associate of Arts Degree with 3 years of experience working with Hard of Hearing and Deaf populations – Ability to communicate using American Sign Language in strongly desired.

TO APPLY: All applicants must submit a resume and an application form to DHHARC at: 999 Pyramid Way, Sparks, NV 89431.  Contact DHHARC office for the application form.


DHHARC selects applicants for employment based on job related knowledge, skills and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender orientation, or political affiliation.

For further information contact Executive Director Edina Jambor at or 775-355-8994 V/TTY or 775-355-8996 FAX or 775-434-0290 VP


job title Outreach Consultant for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Montana School for the Deaf & Blind position located in Billings or other community in Eastern Montana

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