Mind The Gaps Long Version April 28, 2009

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Longer version of seminar for half day workshop


<ul><li> 1. Mind the Gaps <br />Professional Skill Development During Times of Illness<br /></li> <li> 2. Who Am I? What Do I know? <br /><ul><li>1980 BA in Soc-Anthropology/Clinical Psychology from Western Illinois University (after 14 majors/minors) </li> <li> 3. 1977-2001 Volunteered in various communities with low income and unemployed individuals to help find employment and develop job skills (Worked about 42 different jobs.) </li> <li> 4. 2002 Pfizer downsized office and I began caring for family with significant long &amp; short term illnesses </li> <li> 5. 2005 Graduated from SNL with MA while caring for family </li> <li> 6. 2005-2008 Focused on skill development planning to help friends and others with illnesses got others jobs. </li> <li> 7. 2008- Present Part-time Job Coach / Developer for UCP in Chicago </li></ul></li></ul>