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Employment Support Frameworks for People with Disabilities (P/IDD)
Date Monday June 04
Time 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorPeople With Disabilities Foundation
Location Details
Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street (at Grove). Enter at 30 Grove Street and proceed to lower level.
Free Public Awareness Seminar: Employment Support Frameworks for People with Psychiatric, Intellectual, and/or Developmental Disabilities (P/IDD) with an Emphasis on Transitional Age Youth (TAY)
Audience: The general public; people with disabilities, families, and friends; health and social service providers; and the legal community

Date/Time: Monday, June 4, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (Registration starts at 1:30 p.m.)
Event will be live-streamed:
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Location: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street (at Grove). Enter at 30 Grove Street and proceed to lower level.

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: Patty Finnegan, Former EEOC Senior Investigator
Theresa Woo, San Francisco District Administrator, State of California Department of Rehabilitation
Janice E. Cohen, MD, Psychiatrist, 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: Janice E. Cohen, MD, Psychiatrist
Michael Schocket, Director, Caminar Jobs Plus Program
Aiko Matsumura, LMFT, Community Services Supervisor, Starlight Community Services
Alex Reyes, DJ Alex Reyes Entertainment

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

Moderated by People With Disabilities Foundation (PWDF) All parts will involve an open, public discussion.

FREE ADMISSION tax-deductible donations are appreciated (not on library premises).
To RSVP or to make a donation, contact: education [at] or call (415) 931-3070.

This course is approved for 2.5 Credit Hours from the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification and 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. Contact education [at] for information about CLE self-study credit. NASW-CA will be on-site to provide continuing credit to in-person attendees. This course meets the qualifications for 2.5 hours of continuing credit for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. CA State Board of Behavioral Sciences Approved Provider PCE 44. Participants will become familiar with Americans with Disability Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended, in regard to employers’ and employees’ rights and obligations in the workplace as they apply to people with psychiatric and/or developmental disabilities, learn about TAY programs for attaining vocational goals in order to maximize independent living, and individualized plans, including assessment of functional limitations, skills and vocational goals, and reasonable accommodations.
The Main Library is wheelchair accessible. To request other accommodations, contact education [at] or call (415) 931-3070. Requesting accommodations at least 1 week in advance will help ensure availability. Refreshments are not allowed in the Auditorium. Co-sponsors: San Francisco Public Library, Support For Families of Children With Disabilities, National Association of Social Workers - California Chapter

Added to the calendar on Friday May 11th, 2018 12:22 PM

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