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Public Benefits Overview

2016

June 23-24 Pasadena
December 15-16 San Francisco

 

Everyone who works with low income people needs basic knowledge of public benefits law. Economic security issues often are intertwined with client problems in every major practice area—civil rights, consumer, disability, education, employment/labor, family, health, housing, and immigration law. Behind most evictions, debt collections, or dissolutions, for example, lurk important benefits issues. Whatever your specialty, high quality service and ethical obligations demand familiarity with the issues covered in this learning program.

Public Benefits Overview presents the key eligibility requirements of major public benefit programs for low income people by using a unique identifying issue tool.  It focuses on:
  CalWORKs
  CalFresh
  General Assistance/Relief
  Medi-Cal
  Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and
  Emergency Benefits for people in crisis.

 


Who Should Attend
What You Will Learn
How You Will Learn
Materials
Registration
Faculty
Locations
Cost
Time
MCLE

Online Exercises
Pasadena
San Francisco

For Information Contact
Marie Contreras
Marie@BenchmarkInstitute.org