Ferra & Associates offers support in career counseling, based upon over 30 years of experience in providing career guidance to employees whose companies have been “downsized,” spouses of employees transferring to Bakersfield (as part of a relocation package), individuals who have a permanent disability which requires a change of occupation, and individuals seeking advice in choosing a career path. Services include:
- Vocational Exploration including orientation to public information in print and on the internet
- Analysis of existing skills and their transferability
- Resume preparation or revision
- Application and interview techniques
- Networking contacts
- Job leads development
- Evaluation of self-employment ideas
Kenneth P. Ferra, M.S., C.R.C. has over 30 years of experience in Disability Management and Rehabilitation Counseling. He completed undergraduate work in Rehabilitation Counseling and received a Master’s degree in Vocational Evaluation from the University of Arizona. He is both a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and Certified Vocational Evaluator. Kenneth Ferra is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Vocational Experts and has testified in both Federal and Superior Courts on employability and wage earning capacity.
Linda M. Ferra, M.A., C.R.C. has been a Rehabilitation Counselor since 1979. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of California, Los Angeles and a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from California State University, Fresno. She has also completed post graduate work in Ergonomics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and post graduate work in Mediation at UCLA.