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.
Presentations: "Disability Diversity in the Classroom and Beyond" by MetLife, Prudential, EARN, and NBDC; "Win-Win: Connecting Career Services and the Offices of Students with Disabilities" by EARN, Temple University, and George Mason University
This session will provide a basic overview of this important work incentive and how it applies to SSDI and SSI applicants and recipients.
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.
This 4 hour program will provide attendees with an overview of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design and highlight those areas where accessibility requirements found in the 2010 Building Code of New York State differ from federal accessibility requirements. Specifically, this course will focus on: problem application areas in commercial facilities, accessibility requirements in existing facilities and accessibility requirements to and within special occupancies. We will also focus on the new guidelines for toilet rooms and other aspects of the built environment. For disability accommodations or information re: the training location (i.e. directions) please contact Cheri Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (607) 724-2111 Ext. 342.
Location: Southern Tier Independence Center (STIC), 135 East Frederick St. Binghamton, NY 13904
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.
While a majority of employees return to work before the end of their short-term disability benefit ends, what happens to those who transition to a long-term disability claim? This leadership series will address how employers manage the transition of employees from short- to long-term disability and best practices in keeping the lines of communication open between the employee, manager, carrier, and physician. Panelists will discuss how they work with carriers and physicians to create effective return to work plans for employees who are able to return from a long-term disability and how they manage the process for those employees who are unable to return to work.
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