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PETER M. ROBERTSON, MA · CPCM
EDUCATION:
 
MA COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY, 1981
ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY, SANTA BARBARA
Concentration: Integration of Disabled & Nondisabled Communities &
Teaching American Sign Language As Second Language
 
BA DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY, 1976
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA
Concentration: Physical Disability & Deafness
 
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

ADMINISTRATION-MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT

ACCESS Unlimited, Santa Barbara
Accessibility Management Consulting Firm Specializing in Communication, Architectural, Employment, Transportation, Public Relations and Service Environments Without Barriers
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INDEPENDENT LIVING RESOURCE CENTER, INC., Santa Barbara
Independent Living Services of, by, & for people with physical, visual, hearing disabilities
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COMMUNITY CENTER ON DEAFNESS, INC., Santa Barbara
Deaf Access and Social Services of, by, and for persons with hearing disabilities
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MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, Santa Barbara
Mainstream program for children and youth with disabilities
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EASTER SEAL SOCIETY, Santa Barbara
Summer Program for children and youth with disabilities
 
 

EDUCATION:

SANTA BARBARA CITY COLLEGE, Santa Barbara
American Sign Language as a Second Language
 
ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY, Santa Barbara
Social Issues & Community Psychololgy
 
CONTINUING ED DIVISION, SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SCHOOLS
American Sign Language
 
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SCHOOLS
Pre-School Mainstream Program for Students With Hearing Disabilities
 
SANTA BARBARA CITY SCHOOLS
Elementary Program for Students WIth Disabilities
 
FOOTHILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Goleta
Elementary Program for Students WIth Disabilities
 
 
CONSULTATION:
Management, Access, Accounting
Partial Listing of Clients:
 
County of Santa Barbara-Affirmative Action Office-Parks, Public Works & Telecommunications Department; City of Santa Barbara; City of Santa Maria; City of Carpinteria; Office of the Superintendant-Santa Barbara County Schools; Santa Barbara City Police Department; Channel Counties Legal Services Association; Legal Aid Foundation; United Way of Santa Barbara County; California Men's Colony-San Luis Obispo; Cox Cable-Public Access Station; A.B.L.E. Advocates;Pinecrest Hospital; Cottage Hospital; Santa Barbara County Sherriff's Department; HeadStart; Shelter Services for Women; Santa Barbara City College; Santa Barbara Easter Seal Society; Lobero Theater Foundation; Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts; ACCESS THEATRE; Paseo School; Santa Barbara Continuing & Adult Education-Wake Center-Schott Center; U.S. Postal Service-Santa Barbara Main Branch; El Prado Motor Hotel; Nuclear Age Peace Foundation; Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament; Citizen's Action for Nuclear Disarmament; Miscellaneous restaurants, realtors, banks.
 
 
THEATRICAL:
ACCESS THEATRE, Santa Barbara
 
PRODUCTIONS:
 
PEACE CHILD July 1988
Peace Child Foundation, Southern California Region
Access/Sign Consultant
 
STORM READING August 1987
Access Theatre
Access/Sign Consultant
 
LEGEND OF CRYSTAL WATERS:Revised Aug 1987 - Nov 1987
Access Theatre
Actor; Access/Sign Consultant
 
SILENT QUAKE Nov 1986 - March 1987
Access Theatre
Actor; Access/Sign Consultant
 
LEGEND OF CRYSTAL WATERS - Aug 1986 - March 1987
Access Theatre
Actor; Access/Sign Consultant
 
STAND BY ME January 1987
Anheuser-Busch, Inc. Telesion Commercial
Actor/Interpreter
 
KITES - Oct 1984 - Feb 1985
Access Theatre
Actor; Access/Sign Consultant
 
FINGER TALK -1982 - 1984
Access Theatre
Actor; Access/Sign Consultant
 
STAGE STRUCK-May 1982 - March 1983
Access Theatre
Actor; Access/Sign Consultant
 
SIGNING OFF-1981
Access Theatre
Access/Sign Consultant
 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

President, Board of Directors - 1989 - present
CACHUMA LAKE FOUNDATION
 
Member, Board of Directors - 1985 - 1989
SANTA BARBARA ARTS SERVICES
 
Member, Board of Directors - 1986-1989
NON-PROFITS, INC.
 
Member, Disabled Students Advisory Committee - 1981-1988
SANTA BARBARA CITY COLLEGE
 
Member, Access Review Task Force - 1986
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
 
Member, Steering Committee - 1986-1988
SANTA BARBARA COMMUNITY TRAINING BANK
 
Member - 1982-1988
SOUTH COAST COORDINATING COUNCIL
 
Member, Education Advisory Committee - 1982-1986
SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART
 
President, Board of Directors - 1976 - 1979
COMMUNITY CENTER ON DEAFNESS, INC.
 
Member, Board of Directors - 1975 - 1978
INDEPENDENT LIVING RESOURCE CENTER, INC.
 

CREDENTIALS/CERTIFICATES/TRAINING:

Certified Professional Consultant to Management (CPCM)
The National Bureau of Professional Management Consultants 6/4/91
 
California Community College Instructor Credential No. 115ROB002
 
California Community College Teacher of Adults Cert. No.115ROB001
 
Nat'l Association of the Deaf, Comprehensive Sign Language Instructor Certificate
 
Nat'l Association of the Deaf
Implementing the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sections 504, 503 and State Equivalents
 
Numerous National & International Disability & Accessibility Conferences & Seminars
 

PUBLICATIONS:

THE NATIONAL FOCUS 1991-present
National Bimonthly Newspaper for Disabilities Issues & Lifestyles, Phoenix, Arizona
Writer
 
UCPA NEWS 1988-89
United Cerebral Palsy Association, Santa Barbara Chapter Quarterly Newsletter
Editor/Desktop Publishing
 
Access Guide to Santa Barbara County Parks 1988-89 - First Edition
Santa Barbara County Park Department - Editor
 
Why Networking? 1982
American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association (ADARA) · Journal of Rehabilitation
Author/Presentor
 
CCD NEWS 1977-1981
Community Center on Deafness Monthly Newsletter
Editor/Contributor
 
INDEPENDENT LIVING 1986-August,1987
Independent Living Resource Center Bi-monthly Newsletter
Editor/Contributor/Desktop Publishing
 
 

AWARDS/PUBLIC RECOGNITION:

OUTSTANDING ALLY SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD December 1992
Helping Everyone Live Productively, Inc., Santa Barbara, California
 
NOMINEE, HENRY B. BETTS AWARD FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, 1992
Henry B. Betts Foundation, Chicago, IL
 
OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTIONS CERTIFICATE February 1992
Antioch University, Santa Barbara, California
 
GOING THE EXTRA MILE HONORABLE MENTION CERTIFICATE 1991
Santa Barbara News-Press Good Service Readers Survey
 
HUMANITARIAN SERVICE AWARD 1990
United Cerbral Palsey Association, Santa Barbara, California
 
BOUQUET OF THE YEAR AWARD 1987
County of Santa Barbara Park Department, Santa Barbara, California
 
DEVOTED SERVICE AWARD 1982
Deaf Community, Santa Barbara, California
 

REFERENCES:

Available upon request.
 
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