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Money on The Table: Sharing Program Income with Vocational Rehabilitation through Ticket to Work and Partnership Plus
Presenter: Russ Thelin
Description: With program sustainability a primary concern of Inclusive Higher Education program, this webinar introduces the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work and related Partnership Plus model. Through Partnership Plus, Inclusive Higher Education programs can share in financial reimbursements to vocational rehabilitation (VR) as students on SSDI and SSI achieve and sustain substantial gainful employment. Besides a general introduction to Ticket to Work and Partnership Plus, the webinar will cover steps to establish an agreement with VR, detail financial milestone outcomes, and share examples of potential money on the table as program income by taking advantage of this cost sharing opportunity.

This webinar is hosted by Think College in partnership with the Rehabilitation and Research Training Center on Transitioning Youth and Vocational Rehabilitation (https://vrpracticesandyouth.org).

Jun 5, 2019 1:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Russ Thelin
Senior Policy Fellow @Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI), University of Massachusetts Boston
With 29 years of experience working with individuals with disabilities, Russ is a subject matter expert on Vocational Rehabilitation and Inclusive Higher Education. With a master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Russ is a Utah Licensed Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (LVRC) and nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) who provides VR related technical assistance through Think College.