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Month: September, 2012
Webinars Only
Date Title
Tuesday
September 04
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
Tuesday
September 04
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 2

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
Wednesday
September 05
Workshop | Carol Blessing
CDI Downstate Meeting
Thursday
September 06
Training | Yessica Guardiola
Legal Actions Available Under the ADA

This is a closed training offered in Puerto Rico: In the training we will discuss the requirements for the different complaints available under the ADA.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: PR Lawyers Bar Association
Location: Rio Mar Hotel, Rio Grande, PR
Thursday
September 06
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
Thursday
September 06
Online Training
Creating Accessible Webinars

Access to individuals with disabilities, including those who are deaf or hard of hearing and people who are blind or have low vision must be provided. This applies whether you are participating in a webinar or presenting one. The Access Board and the Great Lakes National ADA Center has worked together in providing a monthly webinar series and has developed some technical assistance to assist others in ensuring accessibility. This session will examine the use of interactive features, captioning, audio connections, and other features as it relates to those who are planning to provide webinars as well as those who are developing webinar platforms. This webinar will be hosted on September 6, 2012 at 2:30 - 4:00 (ET). To register, visit www.accessibilityonline.org

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Friday
September 07
Training | Yessica Guardiola
The Rights of People Who are Blind

This is a closed training offered in Puerto Rico: During the training we will discuss the rights of people who are blind under the ADA and other federal and state laws in PR.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Veterans Administration
Location: Ponce, PR
Monday
September 10
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 3

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
September 11
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
Wednesday
September 12
Conference | Ray Cebula
WISE Event- Choose Work: Making Work Incentives Work for You
Project: External Clients
Location: Webinar
Wednesday
September 12
Online Training
NYS Partners in Policymaking presents TIES: Together Including Every Student

TIES promotes the participation of children and young adults with developmental disabilities in extracurricular and community activities by providing effective support. This support is provided by trained student volunteers from their own community. Previously, students with developmental disabilities who wanted to participate in activities, either did not attend because they didn’t have the support or did so with adult support. While attending with adult support, other students chose not be involved with the students with the developmental disabilities but now these students can fully include everyone while providing support. Participants will: Gain strategies for providing inclusive opportunities for students with disabilities. Become familiar with the history and implementation of the TIES program. Identify the value of volunteer peer supports.

Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: Webinar
Thursday
September 13
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
September 13
Presentation | ADA Center Partner
The State, Local and Community Response to Emergencies - How Disability Fits (Part 1 – Planning)

Free online Webinar: Announcing the next session in the “Emergency Management and Preparedness - Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities Webinar Series” to be held on September 13th Produced by the Pacific ADA Center and supported by the Great Lakes ADA Center. The next session of the Emergency Management and Preparedness – Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities Series is the first of a two-part session. On September 13, we will cover how state and local agencies plan for emergencies including the emergency support functions (such as sheltering, communications, and evacuation). We will also cover how local jurisdictions’ emergency plans are coordinated with state plans and how disability is included. We encourage you to join us on September 13th!! Presenters: Dante Gliniecki, Statewide Volunteer Coordinator Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) Richard Devylder – former Special Advisor to the Secretary of The California Emergency Management Agency Jeanne Abadie, Advocacy Center of Louisiana

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Pacific ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Monday
September 17
Workshop | Hannah Rudstam
Disability Inclusiveness at Microsoft
Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Seattle, WA
Monday
September 17
Online Training
PIP Office Hours
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: Webinar
Monday
September 17
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 4

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
September 18
Conference | Judy Young
Diversity Solutions Best Practices Conference

A presentation on the aging workforce will be made to 200-250 chief diversity officers and other attendees.

Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
Location: Washington, DC
Tuesday
September 18
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
Thursday
September 20
Workshop | Carol Blessing
CDI Upstate Meeting
Location: Syracuse, NY
Thursday
September 20
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.6 Overview of Supplemental Security Income

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
Thursday
September 20
Online Training | Jackie Yingling
Partners in Policymaking Module 6
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: Webinar
Monday
September 24
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
September 25
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
Wednesday
September 26
Conference | Ray Cebula
WISE Event- Choose Work: Making Work Incentives Work for You
Project: External Clients
Location: Webinar
Thursday
September 27
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
September 27
Online Training | Judy Young
EARN Webinar: The Interplay between FMLA and ADAAA

The interplay between FMLA and ADA presents increasingly complex issues for employers as they try to navigate leave and accommodation requests. This is especially true with the expansion of the definition of disabilities under the ADA Amendment Act and the expensive settlements related to inflexible leave policies. This webinar will highlight the important responsibilities of HR, managers, and employees in engaging in the complexities of intermittent leave; requests for medical information in view of GINA obligations; and the interactive accommodation process. The webinar will include case studies and best practices for managing these multifaceted challenges.

HRCI credits will be offered to participants.

Click here to register.

Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
Sponsor: ODEP
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