Program Manager - MRC & State Transition Contracts
Sharon Morra joined CRC Services, LLC in 2019. Ms. Morra is CRC’s Program Manager for services to youth and adults referred through the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission. As a nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), she has worked with the transition population for over 18 years and delivers Pre-ETS services to assist in the development of meaningful employment goals for students with disabilities ages 14 - 22.
Ms. Morra is an active participant in Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) team meetings to identify student's strengths, interests, and needs, and has performed instrumental roles in the delivery of assessments, interest inventories, work readiness skills, integrated community-based work experiences and career counseling. Ms. Morra is dedicated to assisting our youth with making informed choices as they prepare to transition from secondary to postsecondary education and/or to the world or work.
Ms. Morra has professional experience working in both government administration and the private for profit sector and skilled in vocational rehabilitation guidance and counseling, vocational consultation, transition assessments, labor market analysis, career counseling, and job development and placement of individuals with disabilities. Ms. Morra also conducts vocational assessments of disabled veterans seeking disability benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and maintains a working knowledge of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (D.O.T.). In addition, she serves as an impartial vocational expert in Social Security Disability hearings and responds to hypothetical questions from Administrative Law Judges and attorneys.
Ms. Morra has served on several rehabilitation boards including the Rhode Island Rehabilitation Association, International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals, Advisory Board for Adult Learners and Individuals with Learning Disabilities, Standards and Exam Committee for the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification and has also assisted in developing and implementing professional development conferences.
Ms. Morra holds an M.A. in Rehabilitation Counseling from Assumption College and a B.A. in Sociology from Rhode Island College.