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ADATO VOCATIONAL SERVICES (561) 243-0345


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                                       JERRY ADATO, M.S., CRC, CVE, CCM           

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RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

DIRECTOR OF REHABILITATION SERVICES, Adato Vocational Services, Inc. Nov., 1987 - present.  Providing rehabilitation services including vocational evaluation, job placement assistance, wage loss analysis, medical / attendant care coordination, life care planning, workplace and housing modifications, ADA consultation and Expert services. Qualified as an Expert in Worker's Compensation, Civil, Divorce, Federal, Longshoreman's, Jones Act, Employment Discrimination, ADA and Social Security cases.  Also, President of the Ticket to Work Program, helping SSDI and SSI recipients return to work and return to life.

SENIOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SPECIALIST, Everett Rehabilitation Services, Inc., Lake Worth, Florida,    July, 1984 - October, 1987 Provided direct vocational rehabilitation services to disabled individuals. This included vocational evaluation, guidance counseling and training coordination, job placement,coordination of medical / attendant care, housing modifications and wage loss analysis. Supervised counselors and handled marketing functions. Provided expert consultive services in Worker's Compensation hearings, Personal Injury trials and Divorce cases.

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SPECIALIST, Rehabilitation Counseling Services, Inc., Hollywood, Florida. June, 1983 - July, 1984 Provided direct services to disabled individuals including rehabilitation planning, guidance, counseling and training coordination, job placement, coordination with VR and medical service providers, vocational evaluation and expert consultation in Worker's Compensation and Personal Injury cases.

PROJECT DIRECTOR:, CETA "OCCUPATIONAL GUIDANCE, COUNSELING AND PLACEMENT PROJECT", State of Florida - HRS Okeechobee, Florida. July, 1977 - July, 1978. Managed a one year Federal Program. Taught employability skills, provided vocational guidance through vocational evaluation / planning and placed delinquent youths in community employment and / or remedial educational and vocational programs upon release. Managed funding, supervised and provided direct job placement.


EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

* Nova University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Master of Science in Counseling and Guidance, Applied Psychology, 1980
* Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication, 1977

CERTIFICATIONS / REGISTRIES:

Nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) #25167
Nationally Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE) # V-02618
Nationally Certified Case Manager (CCM) #M-05413
Registered Rehabilitation Service Provider - State of FL.- #XD-07-00072
U.S. Dept. of Labor - Federally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (RCC) #06-036
U.S. Dept. of Labor & Employment Security - GATB Certification
Social Security Administration - Vocational Expert - Accepted 1990
Member of National Association of Rehabiltation Providers in the Private Sector-NARPPS
Member of Florida Association of Rehabilitation Providers in the Private Sector-NARPPS/FL
Member of Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association (VEWAA)
Member of the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Association (RSDSA)
Member of the National Brain Injury Foundation
Former Member Florida Bar Grievance Committee - "15 C"

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