Become a Professional Counselor with Deaf, Deafended & Hard of Hearing Persons
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Volume 5 Number 13 Barry Strassler, editor
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Become a Professional Counselor with Deaf, Deafended & Hard of Hearing Persons:
San Francisco State University trains rehabilitation counselors to work with Deaf,
Deafened & Hard of Hearing Persons.  In addition to a full rehabilitation
master's degree counseling curriculum, it includes:

 *   Psycho-social Aspects of Deafness & Hearing Loss from an Early Age
 *   Psycho-social Aspects of Deafness & Hearing Loss After the Acquisition of Language
 *   Mental Health Assessment
 *   Aural Rehabilitation
 *   Psychological Testing
 *   Working with Underserved Deaf Persons
 *   Deaf Culture and Mental Health

This program can be taken in conjunction with career, college, school,
gerontology, and marriage, family & child counseling.  A bachelor's degree is
required.  Personal experience with hearing loss, intermediate sign language &
adaptive devices are useful.  Stipends of about $10,000 are available for
qualified students.

For more information, contact:
Alice Nemon, DSW,
San Francisco State University,
Deafness Rehabilitation Training Project,
College of Health & Human Services,
1600 Holloway Ave,
San Francisco, CA
94132, (415) 338-7869 V/TTY

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