Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central)

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Friday, June 17, 2016 - 9:00am to Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 2:30pm
Tennessee Rehabilitation Center
460 9th Avenue
Smyrna, TN 37167
Contact Name: 
Janet L. Morris, Clinical Services Administrator
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(615) 223-2716
Voice

TARGETED POPULATION:  Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf-Blind high school students

TARGET NUMBER TO SERVE:  Maximum of 16

TARGETED TIMEFRAME:  Six-five hour sessions (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) over the span of two weeks.  Daily sessions will begin at 9:00 am and end at 2:30 pm. 

MAJOR EMPHASIS:  Provide students the tools and experiences needed to obtain successful and satisfying employment.  This program will focus on preparing the student with hands-on learning, discussion, informational handouts, and information to achieve the realistic careers they desire.  Topics covered would include:
     1. Workplace Readiness (Attitude, Appearance, Action)
     2. Job Exploration       
     3. Guest speakers who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind present information about their jobs and education
     4. Accommodations for the Workplace (Disability Rights of Tennessee)
     5. Technology and Services
     6. Shadowing assignments
     7. Finances
     8. How to find a job (Newspaper, Internet, People you know, Cold Calls)
     9. How to create a professional resume

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