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Month: March, 2013
Webinars Only
Date Title
Friday
March 01
Online Training | David Brewer
Ticket-to-Work: Build and Sustain Careers with Youth and Their Families

Participants will end the series by learning about one concrete way to achieve funding for their transition programs through the Social Security Administration's Ticket-to-Work Program. Two California school district educators will describe how they have used the Ticket to Work to provide a needed service -- while generating revenue to build their transition programs.

Location: Webinar
Monday
March 04
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 8

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
March 05
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.2: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Special Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

This informational seminar provides basic information pertaining to the TANF and SNAP programs 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
Wednesday
March 06
Online Training
WISE Event
Project: External Clients
Location: Webinar
Thursday
March 07
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.3: Federal Housing Subsidies

This informational seminar provides basic information pertaining to federally-subsidized housing 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
Monday
March 11
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 9

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
March 12
Online Training | Ed Lopez-Soto
ediONLINE 2.4: Unemployment Insurance & Workers Compensation (WC)

This informational seminar provides basic information pertaining to the Unemployment Insurance Program and the Workers Compensation Program and their impact on SSDI and SSI 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
Wednesday
March 13
Online Training
Collaborative Online Webinar: The Evolving Concept of Sheltered Workshops and the UNCRPD

Around 2.5 million people in Europe daily attend sheltered workshops to perform their work in a protected environment that provides them with assistance and support. Today Article 27 of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is setting the scene concerning the right to work for people with disabilities and how society should respond to make sure that this right is fully enjoyed. The model of sheltered workshops is questioned on three issues: inclusiveness of the working environment, labor law rights, and the low transition rate towards the open labor market.

During this collaborative online webinar presented by EASPD and GLADNET, presenters will discuss the results of a SWOT analysis conducted on sheltered workshops in Europe, and an analysis of the meaning of Article 27 of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its implementation when it comes to practice. The webinar will address the strengths and weaknesses of sheltered workshops in light of the U.N. Convention and how the sector should move forward. Participants will explore the findings of the SWOT research, including the overlap of definitions and concepts; the dual-edged nature of sheltered workshops (i.e. the fact that these services do provide work and rehabilitation, but in a segregated setting), which is seen as a strength yet triggers many concerns; and the needed reframing of the service’s purpose in light of the U.N. Convention’s focus on integrated employment outcomes.

A reflection will be given by GLADNET and EASPD.

Project: GLADNET
Location: Webinar
Thursday
March 14
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.5: Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) & VA Benefits

This informational seminar provides basic information pertaining to eligibility for and claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit as well as information pertaining to the Veterans Administration benefits 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
Monday
March 18
Online Training | Nancy Hinkley
PDSC Webinar
Project: Transition Services Professional Development Support Center
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
March 19
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.6: Healthcare: Medicaid, Medicare and S-CHIP

Through the use of PowerPoint, lecture and written materials, participants will gain additional information that will assist any SSI 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 and utilization of the various provisions. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Wednesday
March 20
Online Training
WISE Event
Project: External Clients
Location: Webinar
Thursday
March 21
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 3.1: Information Gathering, Analysis, Advising and Reporting

This course explores the process for providing solid counsel using lecture, PowerPoint, and written materials. This skill-building session provides opportunity for question and answer. Online polling will be used to ascertain knowledge acquisition. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Monday
March 25
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 10

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
March 26
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 3.2: Work Incentives Support Planning

This course explores the process for providing solid counsel using lecture, PowerPoint, and written materials. This skill-building session provides opportunity for question and answer. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required. Online polling will be used to ascertain knowledge acquisition.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Thursday
March 28
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 3.3: Work Incentives Long-Term Assistance

This course explores the process for providing proactive benefits and work incentives monitoring and assistance using lecture, PowerPoint, and written materials. This skill-building session provides opportunity for question and answer. Online polling will be used to ascertain knowledge acquisition. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
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