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October 27th & October 29th 2020 – Making Employment Work – Webinar

October 27 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

DESIGNED FOR SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT STAFF, ACT TEAMS, & CONSUMERS & FAMILY MEMBERS.

Learn the facts that lead to informed choices about work and economic self sufficiency for individuals who receive Social Security disability benefits and associated health insurance! After completion of this webinar you should understand:

  • The difference between Social Security disability benefit programs and eligibility criteria
  • The difference between Medicare and Medicaid
  • How work incentives can be used to temporarily safeguard benefits and assist individuals with the transition to work and self-sufficiency
  • What work incentive protections exist to maintain state and federal health insurance during employment
  • The importance of benefits education and benefits counseling services to employment success rates

 

WHERE
This training event will be held via WEBINAR.

WHEN
The training event will be held in a two-part series:
Part I – October 27, 2020 – 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Part II – October 29, 2020 – 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Participation in BOTH Part I and Part II are mandatory to obtain CEUs and a Certificate of Proficiency (COP)!

 

PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE BY COMPLETING THE FORM BELOW. Be sure to choose the appropriate training event labeled ‘October 27, 2020’ from the drop down menu. This will register you for both parts of the training.

 










    For which training event are you registering? (required)

    If needed, how can we reach you on the day of the event? (required)
    textemailphone

    Please select which applies to you: (required)
    Consumer or Family MemberSupported Employment StaffACT Program StaffCertified Benefits CounselorOther (Social Worker, Therapist, Peer Support, etc.)

    *Contact Autumn Jacquette, Program Assistant (autumn.jacquette@maryland.gov) with requests for reasonable accommodation.

    Indicate the kind of attendance verification desired: (required)
    Continuing Education Credit (social workers, psychologists, licensed professional counselors and therapists, alcohol and drug counselors)Certificate of Proficiency (all other disciplines)Continuing Education Credit for MABPCB

     

    *Please note, individual pre-registration is mandatory for participation. Upon registering through this site, you will receive an email invitation to visit GoToWebinar. Please follow the link and instructions to obtain information for accessing Part I and II of the webinar.

     

    As an accredited academic institution, the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine’s Training Center is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for 5.5 Continuing Education credits (Category 1) for licensed social workers in Maryland; as a sponsor of 5.5 Continuing Education (CE) credits acceptable to the Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists; and 5.5 Continuing Education Units (Category A) by the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists upon completion of this training and a completed evaluation. The Training Center maintains responsibility for this program. A Certificate of Attendance will be made available for all other disciplines.

    This course has been approved by the Maryland Addiction and Behavioral Health Professionals Certification Board (MABPCB) for 5.5 total CEU hours. This constitutes 1 hour in Advocacy and 4.5 hours in Mentoring and Education.

    Details

    Date:
    October 27
    Time:
    12:30 pm - 3:30 pm