Texas Health and Human Services, Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) presents the following training opportunities:
Acing an Interview as a Job Seeker who is Deaf
Register for this webinar on May 6, 2020 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CST at:
Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Time: 4:00—6:00 pm CST
Presented by: Sam Harris, Communication Access Specialist
Doing well in a job interview, as an employment seeker who is deaf, requires preparation and a good understanding of the process. Sam Harris, the presenter of this webinar and a Communication Access Specialist with the Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, has interviewed for various positions within the marketing, product development, creative, technology, service and retail industries. As a job seeker who is deaf, Sam has mastered self-advocating for services such as interpreters, when and how to disclose a hearing loss to a potential employer, and steps to prepare for an interview as well as follow-up tasks. Join this webinar and gather tips to ace your job interview!
Your Best Job Interview with Hearing Loss
Register for this webinar on May 13, 2020 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CST at:
Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Time: 4:00—6:00 pm CST
Presented by: Olivia Rains, Communication Access Specialist
By using strategies such as understanding your environment, identifying your needs, practicing self-advocacy, and becoming familiar with assistive technology – you will succeed in having a successful job interview with hearing loss. Olivia Rains, Communication Access Specialist, is an individual with hearing loss. Her work experience began as a Hearing Loss Resource Specialist with ODHHS. Her journey then took her to a nonprofit state program, Texas Technology Access Program, serving all disabilities with outreach and assistive technology. Her skills and background include training, assistive technology demonstrations and assessments, advocacy, presentations, networking, outreach, marketing and more. Join Olivia’s webinar and develop a better understanding of what will work for you in your next interview while navigating your hearing loss.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Earn 0.2 DHHS CEUs! (General)
To earn DHHS CEUs (accepted by BEI) for either webinar, participants must take a pre-test (included in registration page), a post-test, and also remain actively engaged in the webinar. If you need RID CEUs, contact an RID CEU provider in advance of the session to request PINRA approval to earn CEUs.
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DHHS Training and Education
Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Rehabilitative & Social Services
Health, Developmental & Independence Services
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