Supporting Career Development and Employment: A Skill Development Practicum
Ferrell, Connie; Golden, Thomas P.; Lopez, Edwin; Sheldon, James R.
This practicum workbook was designed to aid benefits planners and advocates in supporting the employment decision making process for individuals with disabilities. The first portion of the workbook discusses approaches for understanding interests, preferences, abilities and support needs; impact of choices on financial well-being and independence; supporting the service provider selection process; developing comprehensive work plans; and, quality assurance strategies to evaluate services and supports provided. The workbook concludes with a case application.
benefits; Disability Benefits and Work; EDIcat3-DBW; Disability Programs; earnings; employ; employing; employment; Federal Insurance Contributions Act; FICA; Insurance; long term disability; maternity leave; OASDI; Old Age; Survivors and Disability; Old Age; Survivors; and Disability Insurance; paternity leave; retirement; return-to-work; RTW; self-employment; short term disability; social security; Social Security; Social Security Disability Insurance; SSDI; SSDI; SSI; Supplemental Security Income; work
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