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Week: February 10 to February 16, 2013
Webinars Only
Date Title
Monday
February 11
Training | LaWanda Cook
ADA New Regulations & Emerging Issues: St. Croix, US Virgin Islands

During this two-day event, you will learn about important legislative and policy updates and more about some of the recent issues that have been emerging in the disability field. During this professional development opportunity, you will have a chance to discuss these important topics with our faculty and with fellow participants. HRCI and CRCC credits will be offered and real-time Spanish translation will be provided in Puerto Rico.

Please Note: We are holding the same event on St. Thomas, St. Croix, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Please register for the event that is most convenient for you. Remember to register for one event only! Register Early! These sessions fill up quickly and registration will be on a first come/first served basis. Attendance at this event is free. However, if you register for the event but are unable to attend, you MUST cancel by 4 PM on Friday, February 1, 2013 by notifying Katie Steigerwalt at kms342@cornell.edu or calling 607-255-8660. If you register and do not attend, you will be charged a $200 fee, as we will have a waiting list of people who wish to attend if you choose not to.

Refreshments: Coffee and Tea will be provided each morning and a working lunch will be provided on both days. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer snacks at break or breakfast foods due to restrictions imposed by our funding agency, so please plan accordingly.

Location
St. Croix
Renaissance Carambola Beach Resort & Spa

P.O. Box 3031
Kings Hill, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands 00851
Hotel Telephone- 340.778.3800

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: St. Croix, VI
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
Training | LaWanda Cook
ADA New Regulations & Emerging Issues: St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

During this two-day event, you will learn about important legislative and policy updates and more about some of the recent issues that have been emerging in the disability field. During this professional development opportunity, you will have a chance to discuss these important topics with our faculty and with fellow participants. HRCI and CRCC credits will be offered and real-time Spanish translation will be provided in Puerto Rico.

Please Note: We are holding the same event on St. Thomas, St. Croix, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Please register for the event that is most convenient for you. Remember to register for one event only! Register Early! These sessions fill up quickly and registration will be on a first come/first served basis. Attendance at this event is free. However, if you register for the event but are unable to attend, you MUST cancel by 4 PM on Friday, February 1, 2013 by notifying Katie Steigerwalt at kms342@cornell.edu or calling 607-255-8660. If you register and do not attend, you will be charged a $200 fee, as we will have a waiting list of people who wish to attend if you choose not to.

Refreshments: Coffee and Tea will be provided each morning and a working lunch will be provided on both days. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer snacks at break or breakfast foods due to restrictions imposed by our funding agency, so please plan accordingly.

Location
St. Thomas
Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star

5 Estate Bakkeroe
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands 00802
Hotel Telephone- 340.776.8500

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: St. Thomas, VI
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
Thursday
February 14
Training | Kathleen Lee
Disability & Veteran Outreach and EARN Services

Provided Hewlett Packard and overview of recruitment tools and resources to diversify their workforce and build a pipeline of talent that is inclusive of individuals and veterans with disabilities.

Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
Sponsor: Hewlett Packard
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