See below for information on noontime webinars sponsored by the NY Chapter.
Happy New Year!!!! Register now for next Wednesday's webinar. If you would like to register for all three in the first quarter, you have until next Wednesday to get all three for $10 off! 3 for $50 for members!!
Please join us from the comfort of your desk or smart phone for Noontime Webinars, the second Wednesday at Noon EST.
We will be using the GoToMeeting format. Those registered will be sent a link to this meeting prior to the webinar. The cost of each webinar is only $20 for IARP members and $25 for non-members!!! 1 CEU is available for CRC certification. Certificates of attendance will be provided for other certifications. Feel free to share!!! There is a discount for registering for all three!!
Register Here https://rehabpro.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1179790 for January's webinar
Register Here for February's webinar
Register Here for March's webinar
Register Here for January, February and March and get a $10 discount!
January 9 – Vocational Evaluations in VA Claims, presented by Nicholas Briggs, Michael Lostritto, & Rachel Foster
This presentation will provide an overview of individual unemployability, what VA can and cannot consider in adjudicating these claims, and how vocational opinions may be used within the context of a Veteran's appeal. Topics for general discussion will include service-connected disabilities, how VA defines substantially gainful employment, and the importance of describing functional limitations within the context of the Veteran's vocational and educational history.
February 13 – Online Counseling and Social Media: Rehabilitation Counselors face new ethical issues in 2017, presented by Mary Handley, PhD, CRC, LMHC
This presentation will review he new 2017 Code of Ethics for Rehabilitation Counselors, focusing on new/changed areas in the code, and also on potential ethical issues related to the misuse of social media. Online Counseling and its ethical components will also be addressed.
March 13 – Absence Management & Return to Work Programs in Corporate Settings, Presented by Angela Eskandar MS, CRC
This presentation will look at employee absence from an employer's perspective. We will discuss some common challenges that employers face in managing time off programs, sick leave laws, state and federal leaves, disability, and lost time associated with a Workers' Compensation injury. There will be a focus on the valuable insight that a VRC can bring to organizations to establish and manage programs to assist employees in staying at work or returning to work at the right time. The presentation will highlight the important role that data analysis and trending reports have on uncovering the key absence drivers in an organization.