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Month: March, 2012
Webinars Only
Date Title
Thursday
March 01
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE Tech Test
Project: ediONLINE
Monday
March 05
Presentation | LaWanda Cook
Interacting Effectively with Clients and Colleagues with Disabilities: Legal, Human and Practical Considerations

This session will include an overview of the ways in which disability has been viewed in the U.S. throughout history and offer suggestions for interacting effectively with people with physical and sensory disabilities. A case scenario activity will provide participants with an opportunity to think about how ADA and their own views of disability impact interactions with clients and colleagues with disabilities.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Gannett Health Services
Location: Ithaca, NY
Monday
March 05
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 7

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 06
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.1: Benefits and Work Incentives Planning, Professional Standards and Code of Conduct and Effective Communication

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.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Wednesday
March 07
Training | ADA Center Partner
Lodging Webinar Series, Get Ready for March 15

In preparation for the March 15, 2012 effective date of the new ADA lodging requirements, American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) and the ADA National Network’s “Hospitality Initiative” are pleased to announce a free six-part series of 90-minute (60-minutes content; 30-minutes Q&A) webinars targeting the issues most critical to the hospitality sector. This timely series occurs each Wednesday, starting February 15 through March 21, 2012, from 2:00 – 3:30 pm ET. AIA credit is available. Presented by national experts, key issues include Structural Changes (safe harbor standards, pools, fitness and recreational areas) Reservation Policies, Customer Service, Communication Access, and Q&A with Department of Justice (DOJ) representatives. Space is limited. For more information and to register visit URL: http://www.adaconferences.org/Lodging/ Tune in to become more informed on the requirements that affect you most and that will provide you a competitive edge to attract the growing disability/aging market segment with over $220 billion in purchasing power – that’s more than the coveted teen market. Get answers by the nation’s experts to your property’s specific questions by participating in the Webinar live -- all from the convenience of your own computer or telephone. This AH&LA,AAHOA,ADA National Network Webinar series is a project of the ADA National Network “Hospitality Initiative” that is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation and Research (NIDRR) grant # H133A060085. The series will be archived at URL: http://www.adaconferences.org/Lodging/

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Thursday
March 08
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.2: Administration of SSA Entitlements and Benefits Eligibility: Application, Disability Reviews and Appeals Process

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.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Friday
March 09
Online Training | ADA Center Partner
The 2010 Revised ADA Accessibility Guidelines for New York

This live, instructor-led on-line 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.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Monday
March 12
Conference
National ADA Symposium

-Training on the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design that go into effect March 2012. -Cutting edge information on the ADA, incuding the new Dept. of Justice regulations. -Sessions on a wide-range of ADA related topics. -Sessions that meet ADA Coordinator Training Certification Program fundamental and elective credits. -Presenters from the U.S. Dept. of Justice, Access Board, the EEOC, National Center on Accessibility and the International Code Council. -Affordable, quality training! More details and information available at the following web address: http://www.adasymposium.org/

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Orlando, FL
Monday
March 12
Online Training
Partners in Policymaking Connection Test- March 12th, 11:30AM-12:30PM
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
March 13
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
Tuesday
March 13
Online Training
Partners in Policymaking Connection Test, March 13 5:00PM-6:00PM
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: Webinar
Wednesday
March 14
Training | Nancy Hinkley
Transition Specialists & Parent Centers
Project: Transition Services Professional Development Support Center
Location: Albany, New York
Wednesday
March 14
Training | ADA Center Partner
Lodging Webinar Series, Get Ready for March 15

In preparation for the March 15, 2012 effective date of the new ADA lodging requirements, American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) and the ADA National Network’s “Hospitality Initiative” are pleased to announce a free six-part series of 90-minute (60-minutes content; 30-minutes Q&A) webinars targeting the issues most critical to the hospitality sector. This timely series occurs each Wednesday, starting February 15 through March 21, 2012, from 2:00 – 3:30 pm ET. AIA credit is available. Presented by national experts, key issues include Structural Changes (safe harbor standards, pools, fitness and recreational areas) Reservation Policies, Customer Service, Communication Access, and Q&A with Department of Justice (DOJ) representatives. Space is limited. For more information and to register visit URL: http://www.adaconferences.org/Lodging/ Tune in to become more informed on the requirements that affect you most and that will provide you a competitive edge to attract the growing disability/aging market segment with over $220 billion in purchasing power – that’s more than the coveted teen market. Get answers by the nation’s experts to your property’s specific questions by participating in the Webinar live -- all from the convenience of your own computer or telephone. This AH&LA,AAHOA,ADA National Network Webinar series is a project of the ADA National Network “Hospitality Initiative” that is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation and Research (NIDRR) grant # H133A060085. The series will be archived at URL: http://www.adaconferences.org/Lodging/

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Thursday
March 15
Workshop | Carol Blessing
Outpatient Transformation Session 2

Reinventing Roles: Champions for Recovery

Location: Syracuse, NY
Thursday
March 15
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
March 15
Presentation | Kathleen Lee
Disability is Diversity

Provided Disability Training to Diversity and Hiring Managers of the Federal Reserve Board's 12 Districts.

Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
Sponsor: Federal Reserve Board
Location: Washington, D.C.
Friday
March 16
Online Training | ADA Center Partner
The 2010 Revised ADA Accessibility Guidelines for New Jersey

This live, instructor-led on-line 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 New Jersey Barrier Free Subcode 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.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Tuesday
March 20
Workshop | Carol Blessing
CDI Upstate Meeting
Location: Syracuse, NY
Tuesday
March 20
Online Training | Sarah von Schrader
The New York State Disability and Employment Status Report Rollout Webinar

In this webinar, we will present relevant and current information on disability and employment in New York State, providing our community of stakeholders a better understanding of where we are now, as we continue to work toward improving outcomes for individual with disabilities. Upon completing the webinar, participants will have a better understanding of the disability and employment situation in NYS, with a special focus on the following topics: 1. How disability prevalence rates vary across the state and among various groups. 2. Where disparities exist between people with and without disabilities in employment and financial security. 3. Factors that may influence the employment environment of New Yorkers 4. Utilization rates and outcomes of programs designed to serve people with disabilities.

Location: Online Webinar
Tuesday
March 20
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.5: Overview of Supplemental Security Income

Lecture, PowerPoint presentation and written materials will guide participants through the complex maze of rules and regulations controlling the SSI program. Special knowledge will be gained concerning just how to deal with crises when they erupt. 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 21
Training | ADA Center Partner
The ADA and Its Impact on Your Business

Information regarding the history of ADA, business cases, updates to barrier removal and effective communication.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Bergen County
Wednesday
March 21
Training | ADA Center Partner
Lodging Webinar Series, Get Ready for March 15

In preparation for the March 15, 2012 effective date of the new ADA lodging requirements, American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) and the ADA National Network’s “Hospitality Initiative” are pleased to announce a free six-part series of 90-minute (60-minutes content; 30-minutes Q&A) webinars targeting the issues most critical to the hospitality sector. This timely series occurs each Wednesday, starting February 15 through March 21, 2012, from 2:00 – 3:30 pm ET. AIA credit is available. Presented by national experts, key issues include Structural Changes (safe harbor standards, pools, fitness and recreational areas) Reservation Policies, Customer Service, Communication Access, and Q&A with Department of Justice (DOJ) representatives. Space is limited. For more information and to register visit URL: http://www.adaconferences.org/Lodging/ Tune in to become more informed on the requirements that affect you most and that will provide you a competitive edge to attract the growing disability/aging market segment with over $220 billion in purchasing power – that’s more than the coveted teen market. Get answers by the nation’s experts to your property’s specific questions by participating in the Webinar live -- all from the convenience of your own computer or telephone. This AH&LA,AAHOA,ADA National Network Webinar series is a project of the ADA National Network “Hospitality Initiative” that is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation and Research (NIDRR) grant # H133A060085. The series will be archived at URL: http://www.adaconferences.org/Lodging/

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Thursday
March 22
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.6: SSDI Work Incentives and Medicare

Through the use of PowerPoint, lecture and written materials, participants will gain information that will assist SSDI beneficiaries who wish 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. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Friday
March 23
Online Training | ADA Center Partner
The 2010 Revised ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Puerto Rico

This live, instructor-led on-line 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 2011 Puerto Rico Building Code 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.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Monday
March 26
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 27
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.7: Supplemental Security Income Work Incentives

Through the use of PowerPoint presentation, lecture and written materials participants will gain the knowledge and tools needed to provide critical information to SSI recipients with disabilities who are considering a return to work. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge of work incentive utilization. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Thursday
March 29
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.1: Overpayments and SSDI and SSI Benefits

This informational seminar provides basic information pertaining to benefits overpayments 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
Thursday
March 29
Online Training | Kathleen Lee
EARN Webinar: Creating Linkages for Effective Recruitment of Candidates with Disabilities

Recruiting and hiring qualified employees with disabilities requires a multi-faceted strategy. To be most effective, employers and federal contractors should become familiar with resources both at the national and local levels. This webinar will highlight two important resources listed in the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) proposed revised regulations of Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended and released on December 9, 2011: the National Employment Team and the Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN). Presenters will describe their organizations’ services and discuss how HR professional may establish on-going relationships and linkages to facilitate the recruitment and hiring of candidates with disabilities. Webinar participants will learn about recruitment and outreach resources and hear from a large federal contractor about the value of establishing national and local linkages for tapping into the underutilized talent of persons with disabilities.

Presenters include:

Beth Butler, Manager, Leaves & Accommodations, Lowe's Companies, Inc.

Kathleen Lee, Business Outreach Specialist, National Employer Technical Assistance Center (NETAC)

Kathy West-Evans, Director of Business Relations, Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR)

HRCI credits are available.

Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
Sponsor: ODEP
Thursday
March 29
Online Training | Jeff Trondsen
2012 Partners in Policymaking - Module 1 - Technology Session
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Friday
March 30
Online Training | ADA Center Partner
The 2010 Revised ADA Accessibility Guidelines for the Virgin Islands

This live, instructor-led on-line 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 Virgin Islands Building Code 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.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
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