Workshop Series 1
United Homeless Health Care Partners (UHHP) is now offering a certification training for case managers that would like to assist clients with disability benefits applications. This training series is designed to:
After completing the three classes that make up this course, case managers will receive a certification of completion and onsite technical assistance from the Social Security Administration. Additionally, case managers will be connected to a network of colleagues, trainers and resources that will provide the ongoing support necessary to master the benefits application process. This benefits initiative is a collaborative partnership with:
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2012 Training Schedule
* The location for this specific training date is Pasadena, CA
1. Steps to Successful Disability Applications - Introductory Course
This introductory class is the first in a series of three classes leading to the "Certification in Preparing Disability Claims" and provides an opportunity for homeless advocates to better understand the framework and overall process for applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and/or Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. Participants will also better understand their role as advocates, how to engage clients, gather appropriate documentation and work in a team environment to complete a comprehensive disability application.
During this training, students will:
This training is provided by advocates with over 20 years of experience processing benefits applications for disabled individuals specifically designed for case managers, benefits advocates and other homeless advocates that plan to or are currently assisting clients prepare SSI/SSDI applications.
To register for the February 3, 2012 training please click the button below
2. Steps to Successful Disability Applications -Advanced Course
This advanced training provides an opportunity for homeless advocates that have completed the introductory course to dive deeply into the disability benefits application process. Participants will learn, in detail, the application process, the component parts of the application along with tips and strategies for developing the application narrative. Developing the application narrative and reports content for the disability application will be at the heart of this training. At the conclusion of this training students will:
*Pre-Requisite for this course: Steps to Successful Disability Applications - Introductory Course.* You may register concurrently for the training listed above scheduled for February 3, 2012
To register for the February 17, 2012 training please click the link below:
3. Learn to Mastering the Application With Social Security
This is the final training leading to certification in Disability Benefits. The Social Security Administration created a training workshop designed to make the application for benefits process easier to understand and navigate.
Representatives from SSA will walk you through the essential steps necessary to thoroughly “complete a package” for benefits.
In one fast-moving day, you will:
To register for the February 23, 2012 training, please click the link below