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Webinar Class Description
ID 3.4
Title Integrating Work Incentives Planning into Employment Services and Caseload and File Management
Course Course 3.0:
The Practical Aspects of Becoming a Benefits Practitioner
Date & Time Tue, 03/10/2015..........1:00 to 2:30 pm
Pricing Options
  • Entire Program: $480
  • Single Webinar Class: $150
Introduction Beneficiaries must be expected to be involved with several systems and agencies.  The practitioner must be fully aware of any other service plan that has work as a goal, be cognizant of any work incentives or income and resource rules of ALL of these programs in order to effectively guide your beneficiary to work.  As a result, Benefits Practitioners who support a caseload of individual managing their benefits and utilizing work incentives will need to effectively organize and manage their time as well as determine just how large a caseload should be.
Key Topics
  • Who are the Other Partners on the Beneficiary's "Employment Team"
  • Federal and State Agency Involvement in the Return to Work Effort
  • Coordinating and Orchestrating all Elements of the Return to Work Effort
  • Keeping Case Records
  • Crisis Management
Special Features Through the use of a Power Point presentation, lecture and written materials participants will become acquainted with the great variety of agencies and “partners” that may be involved with a beneficiary’s return to work.  Most importantly, what steps can be taken to ensure that all “players” are on the same page and none of the various plans conflict!  When the beneficiary enters a crisis period what is the practitioner’s role?  And how do you build time into your schedule to provide immediate assistance. Online polling will be used to ascertain knowledge acquisition. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.
Who Will Benefit Social workers, advocates, attorneys, rehabilitation workers and all others providing long terms services to beneficiaries who are attempting to return to work will benefit from this session discussion the balancing of roles and caseloads.
Instructors Raymond A. Cebula, III, JD, Faculty
Employment and Disability

Ed Lopez-Soto, JD, Faculty
Employment and Disability

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Course in Work Incentives Planning and Utilization For Benefit Practitioners Certificate Series (with Credentialing as a Benefits and Work Incentives Practitioner) $1450
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Administration of SSA Entitlements and Benefits Eligibility: Application, Disability Reviews and Appeals Process 1/8/2015
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Overview of SSDI and Impact of Earnings 1/15/2015
Special Work Protections for SSDI Beneficiaries and Medicare Coverage 1/27/2015
Overview of Supplemental Security Income 1/22/2015
Supplemental Security Income Work Incentives 1/29/2015
Overpayments and SSDI and SSI Benefits 2/3/2015
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Special Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 2/5/2015
Federal Housing Subsidies 2/10/2015
Unemployment Insurance & Workers Compensation (WC) 2/12/2015
Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) & VA Benefits 2/17/2015
Healthcare: Medicaid, Medicare and S-CHIP 2/19/2015
Information Gathering, Analysis, Advising and Reporting 2/24/2015
Work Incentives Support Planning 2/26/2015
Work Incentives Long-Term Assistance 3/3/2015
Integrating Work Incentives Planning into Employment Services and Caseload and File Management 3/10/2015
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