Career and Vocational Testing
The Center offers comprehensive career and vocational testing that facilitates individual
career development. The test results provide individuals and referral sources with
comprehensive information useful in the career development process. Trained counselors
conduct career and vocational testing. Individuals are actively involved in developing
assessment plans tailored to meet their specific needs. Areas assessed may include
aptitude, achievement, interest, and career decision-making.
The Center offers employment services to individuals who receive Social Security Disability
Income (SSDI) through our Employment Network. SSDI beneficiaries receive individualized
assistance through the following strategies: (a) vocational counseling to determine
appropriate job possibilities, (b) job seeking skill training, (c) resume development,
and (d) assistance finding and keeping a job.
Brief Intervention at UT Trauma Center
Center faculty and a team of graduate students are actively involved in research as
well as providing assessment and brief intervention services to the general trauma
patients at The Regional Medical Trauma Center in Memphis, TN. Dr.'s Lustig and Zanskas
hold Allied Health Staff privileges at the hospital. Current research studies include
a focus on patient characteristics, resilience, recidivism, and a comparison of the
effectiveness of assessment instruments used with the general trauma population.