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Promoting Financial Wellness to Support Work and Recovery Goals: What Benefits and Employment Providers Can Do

May 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Where: The Meeting House
5885 Robert Oliver Place,
Columbia, MD 21045

Who should attend: Supported Employment Program staff, Benefits Planners, Disability Providers, and Consumers & Family Members

Workshop Description:
This workshop will (1) Discuss how poverty, financial hardship, dependency on social security, and financial exclusion impact the wellness and recovery of individuals, and (2) Introduce economic empowerment strategies and tools to promote financial wellness. Participants will learn how to engage individuals in identifying financial goals and empower individuals by supporting them to navigate and utilize existing income-increasing, asset-building, and financial services and supports. Participants will leave with usable tools and links to national and local resources.

This workshop will be presented by Oscar Jiménez-Solomon, Research Scientist & Coordinator at the NYS Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence and is hosted by the Maryland Benefits Counseling Network.

 

BAGGED LUNCHES AND REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED.

 

Please register using the form below. Deadline to register is Friday May 17th

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    *Contact Stacy Seymore, Program Director (stacy.seymore2@maryland.gov) with requests for reasonable accommodation.


    Details

    Date:
    May 21, 2019
    Time:
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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    Organizer

    Maryland Benefits Counseling Network
    Phone:
    855-384-2844

    Venue

    The Meeting House
    5885 Robert Oliver Place
    Columbia, Maryland 21045
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    Phone:
    (410) 730-4090