March 18, 2019, 4pm-7pm
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Lucas County Board of DD 
1155 Larc Lane Toledo Ohio 43614  

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Andrea McKay 

Professional Development Trainings 

The Ohio Alliance of Direct Support Professionals and the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities have partnered to offer a series of DSPaths training modules FREE of charge to professionals that support people with developmental disabilities!  Use this nationally accredited curriculum to improve your skills and these approved classes can help you get the training hours you need to work towards the competency-based dollar an hour wage increase!

This session is:

Overview of Entitlement Benefits

This class introduces students to entitlement programs and provides them with the opportunity to develop a working understanding of governmental needs based benefits and the agencies that administer them.  In this class, students will study the basics of Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income and will learn how benefits are computed. The class will also take a look at the structure and purpose of work incentives, and students will receive a brief overview of Special Needs Trusts, Medicaid Spend Down, and Medicaid Buy in.