Upcoming Workshops

Employment Opportunity

Hab Tech Position

 

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Provide training to promote client outcomes in behavioral, social, and vocational realms
  • Maintain a schedule of services/activities in a treatment plan
  • Assist with eating, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, and activities of daily living 
  • Assist with preparation of meals
  • Monitor and report on status of health and safety objectives
  • Complete housekeeping tasks essential to the health and welfare of the individual
  • Provide respite and companionship to offer relief to family or primary caregiver
  • Assist client participation in leisure/recreational activities
  • Complete documentation of activities and significant events
  • Submit documentation and payroll data according to scheduled deadlines
  • Complete initial and ongoing training and staff development activities

 
Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Achieve competency in required knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Pass criminal record, healthcare registry, and Office of Inspector General checks
  • Pass driving record check if providing transportation
  • High school graduate or equivalent (GED)
  • Work may require moderately heavy physical exertion on a regular and recurring basis.  Work tasks may include extensive driving, assisting with transfers (wheelchair to chair, bed, or tub, for example), and significant physical support to assist the client with daily activities.  The employee must frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds or more depending on individual client needs.


Pay and Benefits:

  • Competitive wages
  • Benefits based on hours worked might include medical, dental, life insurance and 401K

 
Turning Point Services is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Person must be fluent in American Sign Lauguage

Consumer lives in Morganton

 

Part-time 7-20 hours a week including some weekends

Apply at Turning Point Services Inc.

Workshop for Educational Interpreters in SC

The Special Service Department at the Fort Mill School District, South Carolina, is hosting a three-hour workshop for Educational Interpreters and Cued Speech Transliterators for the Deaf. The workshop is entitled “"Educational Interpreters and Transliterators for the Deaf: Winsome Members of the IEP Team.”

 

This workshop will assist educational interpreters and transliterators in understanding their place on the IEP team according to IDEA, and will explore how they can contribute to the IEP team in a winsome and professional manner for the good of the students they serve. 

 

The Workshop will be held from 9am – noon on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at the Media Center of Pleasant Knoll Elementary School, 2346 Pleasant Road, Fort Mill, SC 29708. The workshop is FREE and will provide 0.3 CEUs (3 Hours) through RID for those seeking credit for the workshop.

 

Please pass this information to others who may be interested. If any of your district interpreters/transliterators would like to attend, please ask each of them to send the following information to the email address below.

 

(NOTE: Space is limited to the first 35 participants who provide all the requested registration information).

 

Name

Email address

Phone number

School district

 

Thank you,

 

Roddey Caughman, caughmanr@fortmillschools.org

Educational Interpreter for the Deaf

Fort Mill Schools

"Ethical Decision-Making: A Bi-Cultural Perspective" Workshop (.6 PS CEUs)

Description: This workshop will provide an overview of ethical decision making in real-life situations. A theoretical perspective,using DemandControl Schema and Rolespace analysis will be presented, then situations will be discussed and ethical considerations delineated. Objectives: 1) Provide three tenets of Demand-Control Schema 2) Identify three axes of Rolespace 3) Describe steps in applying ethical guidelines to practical situations _______________________________________________________

"Its Not the What Its The Why" Workshop (.6 PS CEUs)

This FRE workshop will examine current research regarding factors that inform the interpreting process. Focus will be on attention to higher order analysis of consumer intent. Consumers often express their intent in subtle ways. Interpreters may be skilled in managing the information (what) the consumers are presenting, but increased attention needs to be given to accurately match the consumer’s intent - the why. Perfect for interpreting students and seasoned interpreters alike.

Employment Opportunity

Soliant Health is working with a school district just outside of Staunton, VA that has a need for a full time Sign Language Interpreter for the upcoming school year. The interpreter will be working one on one with a high school student.  Soliant offers a competitive compensation package that is tailored to the individual needs of the candidate.  
If interested, please send a copy of your resume to julia.allen@soliant.com and call me directly for more information at 678-459-1132.

Employment Opportunity

Hello!

 

Are you interested in working with the deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind North Carolinians have communication access? Do you want to make an impact on these individual’s lives, especially for their health and well-being? Come work for the Charlotte Regional Center, where we have an exciting team who do just that! Please see the below link for our posting for a Hard of Hearing Services Specialist, or pass the information onto someone that would be interested. Please observe the August 30th deadline to apply.

 

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/1832085/hard-of-hearing-services-specialist?keywords=Hard%20of%20Hearing%20Services%20Specialist&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs