Work Incentives Long-Term Assistance


Avoiding the pitfalls often associated with post-entitlement issues for SSDI and SSI beneficiaries requires proactive planning, monitoring and assistance. Anticipating potential problems that may arise and having interventions ready to support the individual is critical. While individual paths to employment vary based on the person’s desires, abilities and interests, how their benefits are impacted do not—they are static; governed by policy and procedure that can be planned for. This webinar class explores the importance of proactive planning and monitoring, long-term supports, strategies for effective crisis management and ethical considerations for practice.

Key Topics

  • Proactive Benefits Monitoring and Assistance Strategies
  • Critical SSDI and SSI Touch Points
  • Problem Solving Strategies
  • Tips for Crisis Management

Special Features

This course explores the process for providing proactive benefits and work incentives monitoring and assistance using lecture, PowerPoint, and written materials. This skill-building session provides opportunity for question and answer. Online polling will be used to ascertain knowledge acquisition. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Who Will Benefit

Any practitioner responsible for providing long-term support for beneficiaries will benefit from this course. This includes attorneys, advocates, social workers, rehabilitation workers and job placement personnel.