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THE CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROJECT is the Regional Vocational Assessment Center (RVAC) 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 serves the following West Bay member school districts primarily as well as all of RI

Coventry, Cranston, Scituate, Warwick, West Warwick, Foster/Glocester Regional


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Program Brochure

We assist students to develop in the areas in the areas of...

  • WORK PREPARATION
  • SELF-DISCOVERY
  • CAREER EXPLORATION
  • JOB DEVELOPMENT
  • JOB PLACEMENT
  • JOB COACHING
  • VOCATIONAL ASSESSMENT & 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 your 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 ADA

For More information email RVAC Coordinator Laura Tuscani or 401.941.8353 x121

CDP Staff

Jennifer Doucette Community Transition Facilitator

Charlean Borders Employment Specialist

Roy Carlson Employment Specialist