The Nuts & Bolts of SSI and SSDI, Public Health Insurance and Other Public Benefits

The Nuts & Bolts of SSI and SSDI, Public Health Insurance and Other Public Benefits

Training Description:

This training focuses on how earnings from work affects SSI, SSDI,Medicaid, Medicare and other public benefits such as subsidized housing and Food Stamps. This training also includes an extensive review of the work incentives associated with each Social Security benefit and how they can be leveraged to assist individuals with disabilities to transition into employment or increase earnings without jeopardizing benefits. This training is geared toward employment professionals, case managers, peer specialists and rehabilitation counselors. Participants should attend both days to gain a firm understanding.

Learning Objectives:

As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Verify and differentiate the various disability benefits
  • Inform clients of the rules to report work income
  • Explain how earnings will impact cash,healthcare and other public benefits
  • Describe how Social Security work incentives canhelp working beneficiaries
  • Direct clients to resources to addressemployment and benefit needs

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Class sizes are limited so be sure to register for one of our trainings today.
Contact Christine Roa at 508-856-8043 or Christine.Roa@umassmed.edu with any questions.

This training has been approved for 10.5 Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) CE Hours

TIMES
Day 1: 8:30AM – 4:00PM
Day 2: 8:30AM –12:30PM

COST
$250.00 per person
Please Note:Breakfast will be provided. Attendees are responsible for bringing or purchasing lunch.

Event: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 08:30 to Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:30
Location: 
UMass Medical School
333 South Street
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
United States