HBSSW Webinars

Supportive Housing: A Provider Agency Point of View

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM


WEBINAR! 

Jennifer Robinson, M.ED, Supportive Housing Coordinator, Clearbrook Home Based Services will present on options for Supportive Housing for individuals with I/DD, including budgeting for independent living, as well as the different types of housing options that are available in IL.

Jennifer Robinson is a native of St. Louis, MO who attended college in Tennessee. After college she started her career teaching Kindergarten for 4 years. She then began her work in the social services profession by working with a non-profit organization. During that time Jennifer worked with families whose children had developmental disabilities and mental illnesses. Jennifer relocated to IL and started working for Clearbrook as an SDA/QIDP (Self-Direction Assistant) for clients who lived independently in the community. She was promoted to Clearbrook’s Supportive Housing Coordinator where she now helps clients with I/DD achieve their goals of living independently. In her spare time Jennifer enjoys spending time with her son, family, and friends. 

This is free for HBSS Workgroup Members
Non-Member Fee – $35

 

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Protection & Advocacy For Social Security Beneficiaries and How Equip For Equality Can Help

Thursday, April 11, 2019
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM


WEBINAR! 

This webinar will provide an overview of the Protection and Advocacy System for Illinois, Equip for Equality, and more specifically review two programs with a focus on beneficiaries of Social Security; Protection & Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS) and the Representative Payee Program.

Participants will learn about PABSS and how this program can assist individuals seeking information and advice about obtaining vocational rehabilitation and employment services as well as provide Social Security beneficiaries with advocacy or other services they may need to secure or regain gainful employment.

Participants will also learn about Social Security Administration’s Representative Payee Program. We will cover who can be a rep payee, how they can help a Social Security beneficiary, reporting and recordkeeping responsibilities, and information about Equip for Equality’s Rep Payee Monitoring Program.

There will also be an opportunity for Q & A.

Speakers:

Joyce Otuwa, Staff Attorney

Lisa Lew, MSW, LSW
Equip for Equality, Rep Payee Project Manager

This is free for HBSS Workgroup Members
Non-Member Fee – $35

 

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