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.
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.
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.
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.
? 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
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