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Nicole Phillips-Smith
Marcia Cox
Deb Glas
Michele Korponai
Jane Kula

Marcia Cox, B.Sc.

Case Manager, Vocational Specialist

EXPERIENCE

1989-Present

MIDWEST CASE MANAGEMENT, INC
Grand Rapids, MI
Vocational Specialist, Case Manager

Services Include:

  • Vocational Counseling
  • Case Management Services
  • Vocational Plan Development
  • Job Analyses
  • Direct Job Placement Services
  • Vocational Testing
  • Transferable Skills analyses
  • Residual Wage Earning Capacity Evaluation

1976-1983

MICHIGAN REHABILITATION SERVICES
Grand Rapids, MI
Vocational Counselor

Services Included:

  • Provided vocational planning assistance to adult disabled population within a five county region
  • Purpose of plans were to assist clients in locating employment
  • Conduct job seeking skills class, job development, follow-up services with employers or training facilities
  • Monitored and charted progress and provided feedback to appropriate referral sources
  • Special Assignments: Mary Free Bed Hospital, Kent Intermediate School District, Homebound Craft Program.

1975-1976

CUYAHOGA COUNTY BOARD OF MENTAL RETARDATION
Cleveland, OH
Program Counselor

Services included:

  • Program counselor for a county funded sheltered workshop for adult developmentally disabled
  • Assistance with adapting to workshop environment, public transportation, time studies

1974-1976

ARCRAFT WORKSHOP
Columbus, OH
Evaluator And Counselor

Services Included:

  • Program evaluator and counselor for a county funded sheltered workshop which offered employment and day activities to adult developmentally disabled
  • Provided assistance with developing social skills, job adaptations, job placement
  • Performed time studies on work for bidding purposes. Provided public transportation training
  • Monitored program and provided feedback to referral agencies, guardians, and Federal government.

1970-1974

OHIO BUREAU OF EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
Columbus, OH
Employment Counselor

Services Included:

  • Employment counselor for federally funded work program for disadvantaged clients
  • Developed training plans, monitored and charted progress, matched clients to work sites, handled problems that occurred and terminations
  • Assisted with job placement activities, screened clients for Job Corps. Employment Interviewer
  • Vocational counseling utilizing achievement and aptitude test results
  • Referred clients to appropriate job leads

EDUCATION

MIAMI UNIVERSITY - Oxford, Ohio
Bachelor of Science

Graduate Classes:  Ohio State University, Michigan State University

* Yearly continuing education required to stay current in rehabilitation field.

2905 Lucerne Dr. S.E., Suite 102
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Phone: (800)968-7796
Phone: (616)957-7796
Fax: (616)957-4484
 
Serving Michigan, Northern Indiana and Ohio