Supervise and ensure counselor's determinations of eligibility, planning, and provision of vocational services are carried out in accordance with agency policies, customers' needs, and goals. Evaluate employee performance on ongoing basis.
Ensure quality of case services through review and analysis of case records and case conferences with counselors. Plan and supervise administrative aspects of transition program.
Conduct inservices and staff conferences to maintain professional awareness of changing concepts in vocational rehabilitation. Inform staff of new policies and procedures.
Present purposes and functions of OVR to educational institutions and other organizations. Establish communication procedures to be used by counselors working with agencies and customers.
Coordinated and implemented informational presentations to educators, parents/caregivers, students, and agency staff on available services and issues in the transition of youth with disabilities from secondary education to postsecondary training and/or employment.
Obtained primary referral information, conducted interviews to gather relevant information, explained eligibility determination and available services.
Provided strengths-based vocational rehabilitation counseling and guidance to identify career goals and needed services and supports. Referred and monitored provision of services to assist young adults with disabilities in obtaining competitive, integrated employment consistent with individual aptitudes and interests.
Provided confidential supportive counseling to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, sexual harassment, and stalking.
Facilitated and oversaw support groups.
Provided referrals and information regarding crime victim's rights, victims' compensation application process, and obtaining Protection From Abuse Orders.
Accompanied victims and victim witnesses and provided legal advocacy at court proceedings.
Developed, promoted, and conducted professional trainings and psychoeducational programs on domestic violence, sexual abuse, and related topics.
Provided direct supervision to Prevention Educator, Training Coordinator, and Volunteer Counselor/Advocates.
Acted as primary liaison to PSU Coalition to Address Relationship and Sexual Violence, Centre County Domestic and Sexual Violence Task Force, and board of the PA Coalition Against Rape.
Maintained primary contact with media regarding issues of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Provided direct services to clients as needed. Maintained confidentiality.
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