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Promoting Financial Wellness to Support Work and Recovery Goals: What Benefits and Employment Providers Can Do
May 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: The Meeting House
5885 Robert Oliver Place,
Columbia, MD 21045
Who should attend: Supported Employment Program staff, Benefits Planners, Disability Providers, and Consumers & Family Members
This workshop will (1) Discuss how poverty, financial hardship, dependency on social security, and financial exclusion impact the wellness and recovery of individuals, and (2) Introduce economic empowerment strategies and tools to promote financial wellness. Participants will learn how to engage individuals in identifying financial goals and empower individuals by supporting them to navigate and utilize existing income-increasing, asset-building, and financial services and supports. Participants will leave with usable tools and links to national and local resources.
This workshop will be presented by Oscar Jiménez-Solomon, Research Scientist & Coordinator at the NYS Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence and is hosted by the Maryland Benefits Counseling Network.
BAGGED LUNCHES AND REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED.
Please register using the form below. Deadline to register is Friday May 17th