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Month: February, 2013
Webinars Only
Date Title
Monday
February 04
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 4

The Citizen-Centered Leadership Development Community of Practice series is a unique combination of self-paced distance learning study, robust field work, interactive class assignments and live webcast instruction designed to advance theoretic and skill-based learning leading to quality outcomes in the lives of people with disabilities.

Sponsor: Office of Mental Health
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
February 05
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.1: Benefits and Work Incentives Planning, Professional Standards and Code of Conduct and Effective Communication

This course explores benefits and work incentives planning, the code of conduct of Benefits Practitioners and effective communication strategies using lecture, PowerPoint and written materials. This skill-building session provides opportunity for question and answer.  Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Wednesday
February 06
Online Training
WISE Event
Project: External Clients
Location: Webinar
Thursday
February 07
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.2: Administration of SSA Entitlements and Benefits Eligibility: Application, Disability Reviews and Appeals Process

This comprehensive discussion of SSAs disability standard, review and appeals process, uses PowerPoint, lecture and written materials to provide a detailed overview of the program the majority of American workers will depend upon should they become faced with a disabling medical condition. This detailed session provides opportunity for question and answer. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge.  A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Thursday
February 07
Online Training
Partners Graduate Webinar – Effecting Policy Change in Everyday Life

We know Partners Grads lead very busy lives. Ours days can be filled with community volunteering, parenting, work, school, appointments, maintaining households, attending programs, and hopefully in there somewhere a little sleep! Sometimes integrating the use of our advocacy and policy changing skills into our busy schedules seems difficult. However, we know all actions do not have to be monumental to create policy change. Sometimes it is the small events in our day to day routines that can have the most impact. Please join our very own join Terri Abrams, 2002 Partners Graduate in discussing successful advocacy strategies for everyday life. Participants will: ? Be able to define successful advocacy strategies ? Learn how to apply technology to some of these strategies ? Be given a chance to try one of these strategies and report back at the next webinar

Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: Webinar
Monday
February 11
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 5

The Citizen-Centered Leadership Development Community of Practice series is a unique combination of self-paced distance learning study, robust field work, interactive class assignments and live webcast instruction designed to advance theoretic and skill-based learning leading to quality outcomes in the lives of people with disabilities.

Sponsor: Office of Mental Health
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
February 12
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.3: Vocational Rehabilitation, Employment Supports and the SSA

This detailed discussion will cover the history of SSA involvement in work incentives and return to work efforts.  What is the Ticket to Work and how does it function in the return to work setting?  Using a Power Point, lecture and written materials the participant will gain and understanding of this important work incentive and the extensive services and protections that it can provide to individual with disabilities. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge.  A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Thursday
February 14
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.4: Overview of SSDI and Impact of Earnings

Through the use of PowerPoint, lecture and written materials, participants will gain highly specialized information that will assist any SSDI beneficiary who wishes to return to work at any level of activity. Proper planning and information is critical to this effort and participants will gain the knowledge necessary to help ease this transition. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge of work incentives utilization. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
February 19
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.5: Overview of Supplemental Security Income

Lecture, PowerPoint presentation and written materials will guide participants through the complex maze of rules and regulations controlling the SSI program. Special knowledge will be gained concerning just how to deal with crises when they erupt. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
February 19
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 6

The Citizen-Centered Leadership Development Community of Practice series is a unique combination of self-paced distance learning study, robust field work, interactive class assignments and live webcast instruction designed to advance theoretic and skill-based learning leading to quality outcomes in the lives of people with disabilities.

Sponsor: Office of Mental Health
Location: Webinar
Thursday
February 21
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.6 Overview of Supplemental Security Income

Through the use of PowerPoint, lecture and written materials, participants will gain information that will assist SSDI beneficiaries who wish to return to work at any level of activity. Proper planning and information is critical to this effort and participants will gain the knowledge necessary to help ease this transition. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Monday
February 25
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 7

The Citizen-Centered Leadership Development Community of Practice series is a unique combination of self-paced distance learning study, robust field work, interactive class assignments and live webcast instruction designed to advance theoretic and skill-based learning leading to quality outcomes in the lives of people with disabilities.

Sponsor: Office of Mental Health
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
February 26
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.7: Supplemental Security Income Work Incentives

Through the use of PowerPoint presentation, lecture and written materials participants will gain the knowledge and tools needed to provide critical information to SSI recipients with disabilities who are considering a return to work. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge of work incentive utilization. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Wednesday
February 27
Online Training
WISE Event
Project: External Clients
Location: Webinar
Wednesday
February 27
Online Training | David Brewer
Individualized Career Planning and Program Development

Cornell University’s Employment and Disability Institute (EDI) has been developing a body of research on effective secondary transition practices at the national level. Online interactions with data, video clips of diverse students, and live discussion with research faculty will transform this research into practical ideas.

Location: Webinar
Thursday
February 28
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.1: Overpayments and SSDI and SSI Benefits

This informational seminar provides basic information pertaining to benefits overpayments using lecture, PowerPoint and opportunity for question and answer. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge.  A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Thursday
February 28
Online Training | David Brewer
Leadership and Diverse Funding of Person-Centered Career Development

Creating the capacity to deliver high-quality transition and career development curricula and services requires highly individualized, student-centered planning and resource development. Participants will understand how person-centered leadership development for students with disabilities can build highly successful and sustainable secondary transition programs.

Location: Webinar
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