Vocational Rehab Counselor
Tomoya graduated from the University of Mary Washington in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. Previously he worked as a Mental Health Skill Worker (MHSW) supporting individuals with mental health diagnoses progress towards being independent and self-sufficient. After 2 years in that role, Tomoya became employed with VCU's Rehabilitation Research and Training Center as an Employment Specialist working with individuals to obtain and maintain competitive employment to suit their interests, experience and skills. Currently, he is working toward his Master's degree in Rehabilitative and Mental Health Counseling through the VCU graduate program.