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Training: Unraveling the Complexity of the Public Benefit System (Benefits Plus Learning Center)

Speaker - Leslie Molina, Community Service Society

An introductory course on the public benefit system, which introduces you to eight major benefit programs: Cash Assistance, SSI, Social Security Disability Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, the Essential Plan, Child Health Plus, and SNAP benefits. We will review the basics of eligibility and application, as well as discuss key concepts such as income, immigration status, insurance based benefits vs. needs based benefits, dual eligibility and more. You will discover available resources on the Internet, including government resources, legal services and various web-based calculators and online tools. Best practices to bring back to the work setting are included throughout the course.

Target Audience: Social service professionals new to the world of public benefits, as well as for those who may need a refresher!

Approved for 3.5 CEU credits. 

The Community Service Society of New York SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0213.

Tuition: $75.00 -  Sign up by 09/15/17 for the Early Bird price of $60.00


The Benefit Plus Learning Center equips social service professionals to effectively navigate the public benefit system through its high quality training opportunities.

NOTE: Not all courses have been approved for CEU credit. We are currently in the process of obtaining approval for additional courses. See the full Benefits Plus Fall 2017 training schedule to find out which classes have been approved to date.

You must bring a government issued ID to enter the 633 3rd Avenue building. 
Questions about registation? Email rmolina@cssny.org





Host: Community Service Society
Community Service Society (New York, NY)
633 3rd Avenue, 10th Fl.
Conf. Room A1
New York, NY 10017
Directions: The Community Service Society of New York is located at 40th Street and Third Ave, near Grand Central Station. Subway (to Grand Central): 4, 5, 6, 7, S Bus (to Grand Central) M101, M102, M103, M1, M2, M3, M4, Q32 AND M42

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