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Career Development Project

The CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROJECT includes a Regional Vocational Assessment Center and an Employment Service Program, and is part of the Regional Transition Center at West Bay Collaborative. Funding for this project is provided through a Cooperative Agreement between the RI Office of Rehabilitation Services, and the RI Department of Education.

The CDP primarily serves the following West Bay member school districts: Coventry, Cranston, ProvidenceScituate, Warwick, and West Warwick, but accepts referrals from all of Rhode Island.

 

WE ASSIST STUDENTS IN THE AREAS OF...

  • Work-Preparation
  • Self-Discovery
  • Career Exploration
  • Job Development
  • Job Placement
  • Job Coaching
  • Vocational Assessment and Evaluation

 

OUR BUSINESS PARTNERS...

  • Interview the potential student candidate
  • Provide initial job instruction and guidelines of workplace expectations
  • Provide student and program staff with feedback on performance
  • Complete a student evaluation at the end of the assessment period

 

CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROJECT STAFF...

  • Meet with employers to discuss the program and answer questions
  • Complete a job analysis to identify areas within a company that are potential matches for our students
  • Assist in orientation and training
  • Provide on-going support to employer and student
  • Provide technical assistance regarding the Adults with Disabilities Act

 

CDP Staff

Community Transition Facilitator - Julie Bousquet
Employment Specialist - Charlean Borders
Employment Specialist - Roy Carlson                                                                                              Employment Specialist - Tom Costello                                                                                                                                                                               

 

 

Please click here to download our brochure: CDP Brochure

For more information, please contact:
Vocational Services Coordinator Jennifer Doucette or call 401.941.8353 x121