Spring 2020 - Counseling 252
Career/Life Planning: Disability Awareness & Advocacy
Section 2: 15479 | Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4-5:15 p.m.
GE Certified - Category E (3 Units)
Here are what students are saying about Counseling 252 | Career/Life Planning:
“This class tackles our ideas about disability and changes how we view disability.”
"This class is a wonderful way to: build self-confidence and learn about transferring out of college and into the working field."
Jacquelyn Gerali, M.S.
Disability Management Specialist, Disability Support Services
Career, personal and educational awareness. Strategies include integrating skills, abilities, interests and values into career search. Decision-making and goal setting.
Oral Communication and English Composition
Space is limited. This course is open to any student with a disability or students who plan to serve individuals with disabilities in their future careers.
Elements which will be discussed in this course include, but are not limited to:
- Individual career exploration strategies
- Mentor/Advocate resources
- Internship exploration/internship assistance/resources
- A new perspective on disability for the workplace
- Accommodation and disability disclosure strategies
- History of disability employment efforts
- Disability employment laws and regulations
- Employment disincentives
- Wealth and asset building
- Soft skills (self marketing strategies)
- Workplace culture and rules of the road
- How to document your technical job skills
- Interviewing strategies and practices
- Resume preparation
- Voices of experience (former CSUF DSS students will share about their career development process)
My greatest passion is working with students and I am excited to meet you to discuss your personal, academic and career pursuits! I would love to work with you as you begin to explore, establish, diversify and transcend your career goals.
- Jacquelyn Gerali, Disability Management Specialist
Jacquelyn Gerali, M.S. (Counseling and Guidance) has a background in providing career, group and individual counseling and instruction services to students with disabilities. Jacquelyn has provided counseling and job development services to students with a variety of career aspirations/backgrounds (which include but are not limited to: engineering, computer science, chemistry, biology, marketing, journalism, public relations, administrative, accounting, medical, counseling, psychology, sociology, education, cosmetology, and many more!). For more course information, please contact Jacquelyn Gerali at (657) 278-3112 or email@example.com.