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The Nuts & Bolts of SSI and SSDI, Public Health Insurance and Other Public Benefits

This 2-day training on public benefits is being offered free of charge for DDS staff and providers. It is funded by the MA Department of developmental Services.

Training Description:

This training focuses on how earnings from work affects SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, Medicare and other public benefits such as subsidized housing and food stamps. This training also includes an extensive review of the work incentives associated with each benefit and how they can be leveraged to assist individuals with disabilities to transition into employment or increase earnings without jeopardizing benefits. This training is geared toward employment professionals, case managers and rehabilitation counselors; Participants are expected to attend both days of training. Learning Objectives:

As a result of attending this training, participants will be able to:

This training has been approved for 10.5 Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) CE Hours!

Contact Berenise Reyes-Albino at 617-287-4314 or Berenise.albino@umb.edu with questions

May 2, 3

Eventbrite - The Nuts & Bolts of SSI and SSDI, Public Health Insurance and Other Public Benefits

June 6, 7

Eventbrite - The Nuts & Bolts of SSI and SSDI, Public Health Insurance and Other Public Benefits

This is a two-day training and participants are expected to attend both days.