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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Celebrating NDEAM : Ticket to Work

Start Date: 10/8/2020 2:00 PM EDT
End Date: 10/8/2020 3:30 PM EDT

Venue Name: Zoom Online workshop


Organization Name: ECNV

Contact:
Elizabeth Kumar
Email: elizabethk@ecnv.org
Phone: (703) 673-4496

Sponsor: Arlington Employment Center

 

Celebrating NDEAM: Ticket to Work 

When: October 8th 2-3:30 EST 
Where: Zoom link will be sent upon registration 
Description:

Are you interested in receiving support to return to work or find a new job? Would you like to improve your professional skills, learn how to get ready for interviews or understand the impact your earnings have on your Social Security disability benefits? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then this workshop is for you! Workshop attendees will be provided with an overview of the resources available to job seekers through the Arlington Employment Center (AEC), with a special focus on the Ticket to Work program.
A proud partner of the American Job Center network, the AEC has a variety of services to help community members obtain employment and also provides resources for career advancement including assessments, career counseling and continuing education programs. The AEC offers the Ticket to Work program to individuals receiving Social Security disability benefits who are interested in becoming financially independent and self-sufficient. This workshop will give an overview of the Ticket to Work program, explore the work incentives available to SSI and SSDI recipients and discuss the impact earnings can have on each program.

Accessibility: Captioning will be available. Please contact elizabethk@ecnv.org with additional accessibility requests. 

About the Presenter:

Emily Hoban has served as the Disability Resource Coordinator at the Arlington Employment Center since April 2020 and was previously in the role from April 2017 to February 2018. Emily has also worked with ServiceSource as a Supported Employment Program Manager as well as an Employment Development Specialist on the organization’s autism services team. Before moving to Virginia in 2015, Emily worked with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities’ Employment Services Department in Cleveland, OH for seven years. Emily is passionate about assisting individuals with disabilities achieve success in the workplace and become more independent. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Cleveland State University and a Bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.