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  • Assisting the Social Security Disability Applicant: Strategies and Resources (October 2018)

    Dates:

    Friday, October 12, 2018 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Location:

    MSU Federal Credit Union, 4825 E. Mount Hope Road, East Lansing, MI 48823

    Description:

    In this workshop, you will learn about the best methods and practices necessary for assisting individuals with either an initial application for Social Security Disability benefits or in appealing an initial denial of benefits to the Federal Administrative Law Judge at a formal hearing. You will also learn about the resources necessary in gathering medical records, compiling applications, completing functional forms, and how Social Security has defined disability. You will develop a better understanding of the processes and procedures required in the development of a disability case so the best information can be provided for the hearing date. CECHs: 2.0

  • Legal and Ethical Considerations in Domestic Abuse Screening (October 2018)

    Dates:

    October 19, 2018.  9:00 am - 3:30 pm

    Location:

    VisTaTech Center, Schoolcraft College, 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152

    Description:

    This workshop is an overview of the more subtle forms of domestic abuse. It takes a look at women who abuse, child abuse, and elder abuse. You will be introduced to a screening tool for you to use. You will discuss the importance of safety planning and how to work through a potentially dangerous assessment. In addition, you will discuss the specific ethical dilemmas and how the revised NASW Code of Ethics can help guide you when working with domestic abuse.  CECHs: 5.0

  • Small Changes, Big Differences: Aging in Place with a Disability (September 2018)

    Dates:

    Friday, September 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Location:

    MSU Federal Credit Union, 4825 E. Mount Hope Road, East Lansing, MI 48823

    Description:

    Explore the effectiveness of assistive technology in helping older adults and people with disabilities maintain or obtain their independence. During this interactive workshop, you will have the ability to use and see many different low-tech devices that can impact independence and address bathing, grooming, cooking, eating, safety, hearing, memory, vision, mobility, recreation and more. You will also learn about the programs offered across the state through the Michigan Assistive Technology Program. CECHs: 2.0

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