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Event: Public Awareness Seminar: Employment Support Frameworks for People with Psychiatric, Intellectual, and/or Developmental Disabilities (P/IDD) with an Emphasis on Transitional Age Youth (TAY)


Part 1: Accommodating Employees and Job Applicants with P/IDD, Employee and Employer Rights and Obligations Under the Americans with Disabilities Act

Video: Understanding Employees and Job Applicants with Psychiatric Disabilities in the Workplace
Speakers: Former EEOC Senior Investigator, Patty Finnegan
San Francisco District Administrator, State of California Department of Rehabilitation, Theresa Woo
Psychiatrist, Janice E. Cohen, MD, will participate in the Q&A

Part 2: Transitional Age Youth (TAY) Programs (age 15-24 years) for attaining vocational goals to maximize independent living. Assessment of functional limitations, skills, and goals. Understanding the pathology of the most common disorders with TAY, e.g., autism spectrum disorder, depression, anxiety, PTSD etc.

Speakers: Psychiatrist, Janice E. Cohen, MD
Aiko Matsumura, Community Services Supervisor, Starlight Community Services
Teisha Levi, TAY Program Coordinator, STARS Community Services

Part 3: Social Security Disability Work Incentive Rules for Title II (SSDI) and Title XVI (SSI) – Time Permitting

Speaker: Steven Bruce, Esq., Legal Director, People With Disabilities Foundation

AudienceThe legal community; general public; people with disabilities, families, and friends; health and social service providers.

Monday, June 4, 2018

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (Registration starts at 1:30 p.m.)

Location: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA

The link to the seminar livestream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tn0uAJ656JI

Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/employment-support-frameworks-for-people-with-psychiatric-andor-idd-tay-tickets-45152386002

All parts will involve an open public discussion.

 Moderated by People With Disabilities Foundation (PWDF)

 FREE ADMISSION tax-deductible donations are appreciated (not on library premises).

 To RSVP or to make a donation, contact: education@pwdf.org or call (415) 931-3070.

This course is approved for 2.5 hours of MCLE, including 1 hour in Elimination of Bias, from the State Bar of California. Participatory credit is available if attending the event. Self-study credit is available through live stream or archive viewing. Contact education@pwdf.org for information about self-study credit. Vocational Rehabilitation Continuing Education credit pending; Further details to be provided.

This is a library-sponsored program. The Main Library is wheelchair accessible. To request other accommodations, contact education@pwdf.org or call (415) 931-3070.  Requesting accommodations at least 1 week in advance will ensure availability. Refreshments are not allowed in the Auditorium.

 Co-sponsor: San Francisco Public Library Access Services


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