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Welcome to the Massachusetts 
Employment First E-Newsletter
February 2018
In this issue... 
  • Trainings
  • Webinars
  • Coming Soon     
  • Stay in touch  
Trainings
The Nuts and Bolts of SSI and SSDI
Thursday March 15 (8:30 am to 4 pm) and Friday March 16 (8:30 am to 2 pm)
UMass Medical School, Shrewsbury
Cost: Free
 
Earnings from work affect SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, Medicare, and other public benefits, such as subsidized housing and food stamps. This training includes an extensive review of the work incentives associated with each benefit, and how they can assist individuals with disabilities to transition into employment or increase earnings without jeopardizing benefits.
 
Participants are expected to attend both days of the training.
 
Learn more and register today
Webinars
Strategies for Discovery and Career Planning
Thursday March 15, 9:30 am to 11:00 am  
Online
Cost: Free
 
Career planning and discovery provide the foundation for our work to help individuals get and keep jobs that work for them, and where they make a valued contribution. This webinar will help you integrate these practices into your work with job seekers.
 
The 30-Day Placement Plan: Putting the Career Plan into Action  
Thursday March 29, 9:30 am to 11:00 am  
Online
Cost: Free
 
In this webinar, we'll discuss how to incorporate information you have gleaned from the discovery and career planning process to ensure that job searches are timely and stay on track.
 
Learn more and register today !
Coming Soon
Financial Wellbeing: Reframing the Benefits Conversation 
Tuesday April 24, 9:30 am to 11:00 am  
Stay in Touch
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