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Webinar: Approaches to Building State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency Benefits and Work Incentives Planning Capacities

November 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Approaches to Building State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency Benefits and Work Incentives Planning Capacities

Tuesday, November 27, 2018  2:00 PM EST – 3:30 PM EST

 

This webinar will focus on the prevalence of youth on State VR caseloads who receive public entitlements and their current employment outlook, as well as a composite look at the needs represented by this population. Presenters will describe: the federal basis for State VR Agency funding of benefits planning services; the different terminology used to describe the service; how the scope of benefits planning has been defined by different State VR programs; elements of a quality benefits planning program or network; and, State VR Agency models for delivering benefits planning services.

 

Learning Objectives:
As a result of attending this webinar, trainees will:

  1. Understand the federal basis for State VR Agency funding of benefits planning services;
  2. Understand the different terminology that has been used to describe what federal VR regulations refer to as benefits planning services;
  3. Understand how the scope of benefits planning has been defined by different programs and funding sources;
  4. Assess the degree to which their programs has the elements of a quality benefits planning program or network; and
  5. Identify the current State VR Agency models for delivering benefits planning services.

Speakers:

Thomas P. Golden, Ed.D., CRC, Executive Director, K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability – ILR School, Cornell University

James R. Sheldon, Jr., Supervising Attorney, Work Incentives Counseling Projects Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc., Buffalo, New York

Wendy Quarles, Co-Project Director, Youth Technical Assistance Center, Institute for Educational Leadership, K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability – ILR School, Cornell University

 

Registration to attend this webinar.

 

This is the first webinar to Y-TAC’s “Improving the Employment Outcomes of Youth Who Receive Public Entitlements Through Benefits and Work Incentives Planning” webinar series.