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Chehalis Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation Program News Respect Yourself Self-Discovery Too: Values Assessment We all have weaknesses and strengths, good parts and not-so-good parts. Identifying your personal values is an important part of a successful No human being is perfect. It’s extremely important to know that you are career plan. In this context, the word “value” refers to how you feel about a good person, a worthwhile person, a capable person. You respect other the work itself and the contribution it makes to society. Most people people. Often you think more highly of them than yourself. “He/she is who pursue work that is congruent with their values feel satisfied and better than I am.” successful in their careers. The following is a list of personal values that many people have identified Some people can do certain things better than others. Your friend may play as being important to them in their careers. To begin exploring your own sports better, may cook better, and may learn faster. He/she is not better personal work values, rate each value listed with the following scale and than you-merely different from you. All human beings are good. None is you can add other values you consider essential to your list. better than any other. We are all equal. 1 - Things I VALUE VERY MUCH 2 - Things I VALUE 3 - Things I DON’T VALUE very much Help Society Do work which contributes to improving the world we live in „ Make a list of at least 10 ways in which you are a good person. Be directly included in helping other people, either individually or Help Others in small groups „ Now make another list, of ways in which you do good things. List the Public Contact Have a lot of day-to-day contact with the public good you have done in your life. Simple things such as: helping loved Work with Others Work as a team member toward common goals ones, serving your community, doing a good job in school or work. Work Alone Do projects by myself, with limited contact with other people Competition Engage in activities which pit my abilities against others Make Decisions Have the power to decide courses of action and policies Look at the lists you made. Feel pride and happiness from reading them General Creativity Have the opportunity to create new programs, materials, or and re-reading them. You deserve it! Don’t fall into the trap of comparing organizational structures your lists with those a friend might write. Your lists are uniquely yours. No Supervision Have a job in which I am directly responsible for the work of others one else can write them, because they come from your own life. You are a Change and Variety Have work activities which frequently change special unique person. No one else is exactly like you. Be assured of keeping my job and receiving satisfactory Enjoy yourself today, right now. You are fne, you are lovable, you are Security compensation capable just the way you are. Stability Have a work routine and job duties that are largely predictable Fast Pace Work in circumstances where work must be done rapidly Experience a high degree of (or frequent) excitement in the course „ Think of people who like you. What do they like about you? List some of Excitement of my work these things. Adventure Have work duties which require frequent risk-taking Have a high likelihood of achieving very great monetary rewards Remind yourself of the things you have done, the things you can do, Financial Gain for my work the abilities, talents, gifts you have. Remember never to compare them Physical Challenge Do activities that use my physical capabilities to others. You are a capable, lovable Independence Be able to determine the nature of my work without signifcant direction from others person. You can cope with life an meet the Feel that my work contributes to a set of moral standards which I challenges of your life. Believe that! It is Moral Fulfllment feel are very important true! Community Live where I can participate in community affairs Time Freedom Be able to work according to my own schedule My 5 Most Essential Values Vocational Rehabilitation Program 1. Barbara Churchill, Orinda Goddard and 2. Jamie Smith. 3. 4. 5. Contacting the Vocational Rehabilitation Program and General Assistance Programs: Career Classes Career Classes are being held every other Thursday at 1:00 PM in Barb Churchill, VR Project Manager 360-709-1633 or email: Bchurchill@chehalistribeorg the Resource Center. If you are a recipient of Chehalis Tribal General Assistance, you are required to attend. Orinda Goddard, VR Counselor 360-709-1735 or email: Our upcoming class schedule is as follows: Everyone Welcome!! Jamie Smith, VR Administrative Assistance and GA Caseworker 360-709-1872 or email: Thursday March 7, 21, April 4 and 18 Offce is location behind the main Tribal Center Building For more information please contact Jamie Smith at 360-709-1872.    Page 9
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