Work Without Limits provides training and consulting for employers to help build their capacity to successfully include individuals with disabilities in their work places, as well as for employment service providers to help address some of the biggest employment challenges that people with disabilities face.
The Nuts & Bolts of SSI and SSDI, Public Health Insurance and Other Public Benefits
This two day training provides a comprehensive training on both Social Security disability benefit programs (SSI and SSDI), work incentives and health insurance (Medicare and Medicaid) associated with each program, and other public benefits that are available in Massachusetts. Learn more.
This training is appropriate for employment specialists and other staff that work closely with persons served to achieve employment goals. This training has been approved for 10.5 hours of Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) hours!
Day 1: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Day 2: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
$285.00 per person
March 24 & 25, 2020, Riverside Community Care, 270 Bridge Street #301, Dedham, MA 02026 Register Today!
April 14 & 15, 2020, UMass Medical School, 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545 Register Today!
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. Learn more.
This training is appropriate for employment specialists and other staff that work closely with persons served to achieve employment goals. 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
May 12, 2020, UMass Medical School, 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545 Register Today!
Disability Inclusion Trainings
Includes Disability Sensitivity, Disability Awareness, Disability Etiquette, Interviewing Candidates with Disabilities, and Conducting Performance Discussions with Employees with Disabilities. All trainings are suitable for executives, managers, supervisors, recruiters, human resources, and diversity professionals of all group sizes.
For General Audience
- Disability Awareness: What is Disability & Why it Matters to Business (1 hour)
- Disability Sensitivity (Pick a Disability) (1 hour)
- Disability Etiquette (1 hour)
- Interviewing Candidates with Disabilities (1 hour)
- Conducting Performance Discussions with Employees with Disabilities (1 hour)
- Supporting Employees with Mental Health Challenges (3 Hours)
- Great Minds Don’t Have to Think Alike: The Value of Workplace Neurodiversity (2 hours)
For Employment Service Providers
Public Benefits and Employment Trainings
Trainings that address a number of topics related to some of the biggest employment challenges that people with disabilities face including how work income affects public benefits such as Social Security Insurance (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Medicare and Medicaid. We also offer training for job developers and employment specialists on how to effectively engage employers around hiring individuals with disabilities.
For Employment Service Providers
- Overview of Social Security Work Incentives for Families and Persons Served (2 hours)
- The Basics of Social Security Work Incentives for Providers (2 hours)
- Disability Benefits and Transition Age Youth (2 hours)
- The Plan to Achieve Self-Support (PASS) Intensive (7 hours)
- The Nuts and Bolts of SSI and SSDI, Public Health Insurance and Other Public Benefits (12 hours)
- The Nuts and Bolts of SSI and SSDI, Public Health Insurance and Other Public Benefits & PASS Basics (16 hours)
We offer robust consultative services that evaluate your company’s current status of disability inclusion employment practices. Throughout the consultative process we provide clear direction and actionable, measurable next steps to becoming an ‘Employer of Choice’ for people with disabilities. Deliverables include an assessment of current disability initiatives and employment practices, a pragmatic set of recommendations and plan of action including recommended resources to achieve success in the disability employment arena.
For Employment Service Providers and Government Agencies
We provide consulting and technical assistance to private and public organizations on: organization infrastructure development and support; develop products and materials, create branding and messaging, disseminate best practices; convene and facilitate multi-stakeholder meetings; develop databases; curriculum development, education and training, organize conferences, provide direct training, train-the-trainers; program evaluation and research, qualitative and quantitative, develop measures, data collection tools, and outcome indicators; conduct analyses of state and federal policies and generate recommendations; stakeholder outreach, engagement and ongoing support.