Social Security pays benefits to people who cannot work because they have a medical condition that is expected to last at least one year or result in death.
To provide professionals with information about Social Security disability benefit programs, the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Healthy Communities HealthLink and the Ohio State Area Health Education Centers Region IV will present a half-day seminar, “The Social Security Disability Process: Updates and Essentials for Health and Social Service Professionals.”
The seminar will be held Tuesday, Dec. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Madison Lakes Learning and Conference Center, 581 Olive Road in Dayton.
This seminar is for social workers, counselors, nurses and other professionals who want to learn more about Social Security disability benefit programs, including Social Security Disability, Supplemental Security Income and Disabled Adult Child benefits. The seminar will focus on the application process, online applications and general benefit eligibility. Professionals can use this information to assist clients and their families. This program is approved for 3.0 clock hours by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for counselors and social workers.
Presenters include Theresa Busher, public affairs specialist, Social Security Administration (Dayton); Amy Coverdale, professional relations officer, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Agency, Division of Disability Determination; and Scott Maietta, professional relations officer, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Agency, Division of Disability Determination.
There is a $20 nonrefundable registration fee. Space is limited.
Register online at http://www.med.wright.edu/chc/hlmvseminars. Registration will close Nov. 30.
For more information, contact Cindy Bradley at (937) 775-8248 or firstname.lastname@example.org.