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May 10th & May 11th 2021 – Making Employment Work – Webinar

May 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm


Learn the facts that lead to informed choices about work and economic self sufficiency for individuals who receive Social Security disability benefits and associated health insurance! After completion of this webinar you should understand:

  • The difference between Social Security disability benefit programs and eligibility criteria
  • The difference between Medicare and Medicaid
  • How work incentives can be used to temporarily safeguard benefits and assist individuals with the transition to work and self-sufficiency
  • What work incentive protections exist to maintain state and federal health insurance during employment
  • The importance of benefits education and benefits counseling services to employment success rates


This training event will be held via WEBINAR.

The training event will be held in a two-part series:
Part I – May 10th, 2021 – 9:30am – 12:30pm
Part II – May 11th, 2021 – 9:30am – 12:30pm

Full participation in BOTH Part I and Part II and completion of a post-training assessment with a passing score are mandatory to obtain CEUs and/or a Certificate of Proficiency (COP)! You MUST also be able to participate in the web-based webinar, there is no “phone-in” option for this training.


As an accredited academic institution, the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine’s Training Center is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for 5.5 Continuing Education credits (Category 1) for licensed social workers in Maryland; as a sponsor of 5.5 Continuing Education (CE) credits acceptable to the Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists; and 5.5 Continuing Education Units (Category A) by the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists upon completion of this training and a completed evaluation. The Training Center maintains responsibility for this program. A Certificate of Attendance will be made available for all other disciplines.

This course has been approved by the Maryland Addiction and Behavioral Health Professionals Certification Board (MABPCB) for 5.5 total CEU hours. This constitutes 1 hour in Advocacy and 4.5 hours in Mentoring and Education.


*Please note, individual pre-registration is mandatory for participation. Once registered, you will receive an email invitation to visit GoToWebinar where you will be required to enter your name and email address to obtain a link to access the webinar. This email will be sent a few days before the training event. Please follow the link and instructions to obtain information for accessing Part I and II of the webinar.

    For which training event are you registering? (required)

    If needed, how can we reach you on the day of the event? (required)

    Please select which applies to you: (required)
    Consumer or Family MemberSupported Employment StaffACT Program StaffCertified Benefits CounselorOther (Social Worker, Therapist, Peer Support, etc.)

    *Contact Autumn Jacquette, Program Administrator (autumn.jacquette@maryland.gov) with requests for reasonable accommodation.

    Indicate the kind of attendance verification desired: (required)
    Certificate of Proficiency (all other disciplines)Continuing Education Credit ($45 Fee)Continuing Education Credit for MABPCB


    May 10
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm


    Maryland Benefits Counseling Network


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