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Yvonne Carter

Employment Specialist

Yvonne has extensive experience working in the Human Service field. She has worked in the vocational services since 1989 assisting individuals with disabilities to meet their employment goals. Yvonne has experience assisting adults with disabilities to identify career/employment goals, create resumes and cover letters, perform employer outreach and teach job seeking and interview skills. She was most recently employed at UMass Boston/ICI as a Vocational Specialist with the DTA Project. Yvonne was remotely stationed at the North Shore Department of Transitional Assistance Office in Salem, MA and operated a satellite Resource Center. She has additional experience in many areas including; conducting assessments to identify barriers to employment, identifying community resources, conducting Learning Disability Pre-Screening and recommending appropriate training programs and other support services. Previous to working in the vocational field, Yvonne worked as a residential staff person for a number of years. Yvonne has also worked with at risk groups through the foster care system and shelters. Yvonne is a Human Rights Trainer through Department of Developmental Services. She has also trained in behavior modification, First Aide, CPR, medication administration and social skills.
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