General Advocacy Skills
Thursday January 31, 2019
For the newer advocate, an overview of the advocate’s role in serving their client in matters relating to benefits and housing. We will review the important steps to take in preparing, analyzing and evaluating a case, especially in preparation for a legal referral. We will also discuss timing for referrals, confidentiality rules, strategies, advocacy tips, and general rules when dealing with the Dept. of Social Services.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
An overview of the disability and financial eligibility rules for SSI and SSD. We will discuss how an advocate can best assist their client in developing the disability case for the most successful application. We will also review new appeal rules, and post eligibility income and work incentive rules.
Trainings will be held at our Islandia office:
1757 Veterans Hwy, Suite 50, Islandia, NY 11749
Pre-register by calling the Training Line at 631 232-2400 x 3357, fax 631 232-2489 or email Cathy Lucidi.
Fee is $35 per training.
Please make check payable to Nassau Suffolk Law Services and mail your payment in advance to confirm pre-registration.
Please call our offices and/or check our website in the event of inclement weather.
All of our offices are now open to the public and accepting walk-ins.