Critical to the employment success of individuals who receive public entitlements and disability benefits, is the extent to which they understand how their benefits will be impacted by earnings. This one-day course focuses on the impact of work on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), and how the Social Security Administration supports return to work of beneficiaries through the Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program. Individuals participating in this course will learn: how earnings impact SSI and SSDI; resources available in NYS to assist in conducting benefits and work incentives planning and assistance; what the Ticket to Work program is, and how it can help beneficiaries return to work; and strategies for supporting beneficiaries in developing optimal employment plans to increase economic self-sufficiency.
Too often individuals struggle with job success due to the failure to conduct appropriate and comprehensive pre-employment discovery and assessment. The key to true job matching is a full understanding of the skills, assets, challenges and ideal conditions for employment for the job seeker. The goal of this course is to return assessment to a more prominent place in the process.
Individuals participating in this course will learn:
Individuals will be able to:
The NYS CASE is a collaborative involving Cornell University's Employment and Disability Institute (EDI), the Center for Human Services Education (CHSE)(A Division of Heritage Christian Services), the NYS Association of People Supporting Employment First (CAPSE), and the NYS Rehabilitation Association (NYSRA).