Plan to Achieve Self Support (PASS) Intensive Training

This training provides in-depth information and tools to assist Social Security beneficiaries to write, submit and maintain a Plan to Achieve Self Support (PASS) plan. PASS plans help qualified individuals pay for key expenses related to achieving vocational goals, including education, transportation and equipment. This training is designed to give participants the information required to complete the PASS plan application process through analysis of a successful PASS plan used as an example throughout the training and by learners applying acquired concepts for developing a framework of a PASS plan. This training provides a brief review of SSI and SSDI, but assumes participants have a working knowledge of Social Security disability benefits. Participants receive a comprehensive set of training materials and a certificate of completion.

This training is appropriate for employment specialists and other staff that work closely with persons served to achieve employment goals.

As a result of this training, participants will be able to:
•Gain an understanding of what PASS is and what it’s not
•Be able to assist clients to decide if PASS is right for them
•Gain an understanding of how a PASS can be used to support client’s work goals
•Become familiar with the PASS application form
•Learn resources to help complete the PASS application

This training has been approved for 7 hours of Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) hours!

8:30 am – 4:00 pm
$150.00 per person

Please note: Breakfast will be provided. Attendees are responsible for bringing or purchasing lunch.

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May 12, 2020, UMass Medical School, 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

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