Webinar: Making Work Pay


  • Date:
    Tuesday: March 6, 2012
  • Time:
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Eastern)
    12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Central)
  • Duration:
    2.0 hours


  • Elizabeth Jennings
    National Disability Institute & Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University



** Third of five sessions in the Asset Building Series .

This session will explain the different work incentives connected to SSA and how to use them  as a tool in asset building strategies. The audience will learn:

  • What VRCs needs to know to assist clients in thinking about how to use their work incentives.
  • How to work in partnership with a benefits planner or WIPA
  • What benefit information should be addressed at what point in the rehabilitation process.

Objectives & Outcomes

It is expected that VR staff who participate in the webinar will have a basic understanding of work incentives, know how to connect their clients to a benefits planner, why this information matters and how it can place clients on the pathway to financial stability.

Materials & Resources

Recording of Webinar


NOTE: This is the rough unedited version of the transcript

PowerPoint Presentation