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Employment Support Frameworks for People with Psychiatric and/or IDD & TAY

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Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library

100 Larkin Street (at Grove). Enter at 30 Grove Street and proceed to lower level.

San Francisco, California 94102

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Join us for the 17th annual seminar to meet, learn, and discuss employment opportunities for people with psychiatric, intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (P/IDD), with an emphasis on transitional age youth

If you can't attend this seminar in person, you can join us remotely via live-stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tn0uAJ656JI

For event updates, see http://www.pwdf.org/event-employment-support-frameworks

Agenda:

Part 1: Accommodating Employees and Job Applicants with P/IDD, Employee and Employer Rights and Obligations Under the Americans with Disabilities Act

Video: Understanding Employees and Job Applicants with Psychiatric Disabilities in the Workplace

Speakers: Former EEOC Senior Investigator, Patty Finnegan

San Francisco District Administrator, State of California Department of Rehabilitation,

Theresa Woo Psychiatrist, Janice E. Cohen, MD, will participate in the Q&A

Part 2: Transitional Age Youth (TAY) Programs (age 15-24 years) for attaining vocational goals to maximize independent living. Assessment of functional limitations, skills, and goals. Understanding the pathology of the most common disorders with TAY, e.g., autism spectrum disorder, depression, anxiety, PTSD etc.

Speakers: Psychiatrist, Janice E. Cohen, MD

Aiko Matsumura, Community Services Supervisor, Starlight Community Services

Teisha Levi, TAY Program Coordinator, STARS Community Services Consumer

Part 3: Social Security Disability Work Incentive Rules for Title II (SSDI) and Title XVI (SSI) - Time Permitting

Speaker: Steven Bruce, Esq., Legal Director, People With Disabilities Foundation

All parts will involve an open, public discussion.

Moderated by People With Disabilities Foundation (PWDF)

FREE ADMISSION tax-deductible donations are appreciated (not on library premises).

To RSVP or to make a donation, contact: education@pwdf.org or call (415) 931-3070. Visit our Website: www.pwdf.org or events page for more details.

This course is approved for 2.5 hours of MCLE, including 1.0 hour in Elimination of Bias, from the State Bar of California. Participatory credit is available if attending the event. Self-study credit is available through live stream or archive viewing. Contact education@pwdf.org for information about self-study credit. Vocational Rehabilitation Continuing Education credit pending; Further details to be provided.

The Main Library is wheelchair accessible. To request other accommodations, contact education@pwdf.org or call (415) 931-3070. Requesting accommodations at least 1 week in advance will ensure availability. Refreshments are not allowed in the Auditorium.

Co-sponsor: San Francisco Public Library Access Services




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100 Larkin Street (at Grove). Enter at 30 Grove Street and proceed to lower level.

San Francisco, California 94102

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