Webinar: Financial Stability and Job Retention


  • Date:
    Tuesday: May 8, 2012
  • Time:
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Eastern)
    12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Central)
  • Duration:
    2.0 hours


  • Mike O’Brien
    Executive Director for the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services



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

This session will examine the connection between financial stability and job retention will be examined. Topics include:

  • Looking at how poverty strategies assisting unbanked individuals can also assist VR clients.
  • A job does not address many of the issues clients’ face that causes them to have reopened their cases. A job does not help them address large debt, does not help them plan financially, become banked, build credit, receive low interest emergency loans. How partnering with the asset building community can assist with these issues.
  • Examples of what Oklahoma Vocational Rehabilitation has done to implement innovative approaches that result in expanding financial stability for their clients.

Objectives & Outcomes

It is expected that VR staff who participate in the webinar will understand the connection between financial stability and job retention. They will be able to implement concrete steps within their caseload. They will gain a basic understanding of different approaches that can assist VR clients in being financially stable and be aware of the resource that could assist their clients.

Materials & Resources

Recording of Webinar


NOTE: This is the rough unedited version of the transcript

PowerPoint Presentation