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Lutheran Family Services of Virginia > Supported Employment Services Staff

Supported Employment Services Staff

Employment Specialist, Deidra Preston

Deidra is an Employment Specialist who provides support and job coaching to individuals as they obtain and retain community-based competitive employment. Deidra has over 5 years of experience working with individuals with Intellectual/Developmental disabilities, during which she provided support with everyday living skills and helped individuals gain independence and confidence. In addition, Deidra has extensive experience in human resources and retail management, which has strengthened her connections to the Roanoke business community. She is currently pursuing her Associate’s degree in Social Work from Virginia Western Community College and has received a National Certificate of Achievement in Employment Services from Virginia Commonwealth University following completion of Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE)-endorsed curriculum.

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