Employment Support Frameworks for People with Psychiatric, Intellectual, and/or Developmental Disabilities

Employment Support Frameworks for People with Psychiatric, Intellectual, and/or Developmental Disabilities

What: 
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@pwdf.org 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@pwdf.org for information about CLE self-study credit. NASW-CA will be onsite 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@pwdf.org or call (415) 931-3070. Requesting accommodations at least 1 week in advance will help ensure availability. Refreshments are not allowed in the Auditorium.
When: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 14:00 to 17:00
Where: 
Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library 100 Larkin Street (at Grove). Enter at 30 Grove Street and proceed to lower level.