Vision Clinic hiring optician

The Vision Clinic at Western Michigan University is looking for an Optician to join their Eye Care team!

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Optical/contact lens sales and dispensing
  • Educating clients on proper eyeglass and contact lens care
  • Advise patients on various types of lenses and frames, including advice on style, weight and color

 Optician prerequisites:

  • Applicants must have experience in an optical or eyecare practice
  • Knowledge of current ophthalmic products and optical measurements required

Please email George Kremer if you would like to apply.

Save the date: Trauma training series

Mark your calendar for the upcoming trauma training series, provided by the Children’s Trauma Assessment Center in Kalamazoo. Four sessions will be offered during this two-day event. You will be able to register for any or all of the following sessions:

August 3, 2016

  • Understanding Childhood Trauma & Toxic Stress (Morning Session)
  • Building Resilience & Responding to Trauma-based Behaviors in Children (Afternoon Session)

August 10, 2016

  • Intergenerational Trauma & Parent-Child Attachment (Morning Session)
  • Secondary Traumatic Stress & Self Care (Afternoon Session)

 More details and registration information coming soon.

Aphasia Awareness Poster

Aphasia Awareness Month

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month, which is a national campaign to increase public education around the language disorder and to recognize the numerous people who are living with or caring for people with aphasia. The Charles Van Riper Language, Speech and Hearing Clinic offers speech and language services for people living with aphasia to enhance communication abilities.

Speech-language therapy

Now accepting applications for fall clinic

Applications for fall 2016 speech and language services and/or therapy at the Western Michigan University Charles Van Riper Language, Speech and Hearing Clinic are now being accepted for adults and children. The deadline for all applications is Aug. 19.