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Career Exploration Workshop Series Continued

Stacy Smart, a member of the Springvale chapter of Speaking Up For Us, and also a member of the Maine Developmental Disabilities Council Board of Directors also participated in the Career Exploration Workshop. Today she shares with us her thoughts on this Workshop series. “I liked that we could see our friends from other parts of the state on zoom when we did this. I found that there was a lot of information in the sessions. In the first session we were introduced to a…

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Career Exploration Workshop Series Continued

When I was in my Senior year of high school, I took a Job Exploration training. Everyone had to take it & it was new to me at the time. I was trying to understand it all at the time because it was new to me. It helped me on my job working at the Hotel in Virginia when I lived there. When I Moved to Maine, I took a refresher course on the Job Exploration but this one had some new stuff in it…

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Career Exploration Workshop Series Continued

Georgia West is a member of our Caribou chapter.   She is a member of the chapter rep committee and recently participated in the Career Exploration Workshop Series.     I had worked on a resume years ago, in this series I learned what I needed to put on a resume. I worked on a new resume with my updated information. The information you need to put on your resume is Personal information, educational background, work history, I was able to put on my resume that…

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Career Exploration Workshop Series Continued

Regina Bowie from Presque Isle joins us today on the blog as she shares her experience from participating in the Career Exploration Workshop Series. In celebration of my 48th birthday yesterday I thought to share my thoughts on the Voc rehab program.  I am thankful and happy to be part of the SUFU evaluation team for Voc Rehab. I was honored and happy to learn things I remembered from being in it years ago.  I like being refreshed with the old stuff that still works…

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Career Exploration Workshop

Some of our Self-Advocates recently participated in a Career Exploration Workshop series by Voc Rehab.  The purpose of this was for them to some training, and to provide feedback to Voc Rehab on the material.   We have asked our self-advocates to share their experience with you over the next several weeks on our blog. First is Stephanie Pelletier from Fort Kent.  Stephanie is a member of the Presque Isle chapter and is the secretary on the board of directors.  Here is what she had to…

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