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Missed a Monthly TA Call?

Have you missed a Monthly Technical Assistance Call? Did you know that you can watch them at your leisure, or even re-watch them if you missed something? Check out the link below to see the call recordings for 2024, along with their downloadable materials. Also, if you are wondering what upcoming topics will be for these calls, click the green button below.

2024 Calls

TA Call Schedule

 

Share Your Voice at the next OSECE Advisory Board Meeting!

OSECE is excited to host their next quarterly Advisory Board Meeting on March 20, 2024, from 3:00- 4:30 pm. We welcome community partners like Vocational Rehabilitation, the Work Incentives Network, Disability Rights Oregon, IPS Supervisors, and IPS Employment Specialists to join us for our quarterly meeting. Click HERE to join the meeting.

Vocational Rehabilitation Regional Trainings Coming Soon!

This is an opportunity for VR staff, providers and community partners to network and learn together VR leaders and national subject matter experts. Registration information coming soon!

  • May 15           Medford
  • May 17           Lebanon
  • June 5            Pendleton
  • June 7            Portland

Keep informed by checking out Oregon VR Provider Matters newsletter where they have the most current information that is available for VR vendors/contractors.

 

SSI & SSDI Beneficiary Trainings!

OSECE is offering training times for small groups of IPS clients in Oregon who receive social security benefits to get more information about how work earnings impact SSI, SSDI, Medicare and Medicaid (OHP). Jennifer Cassidy and Tammy Guest are certified benefits planners and provide a basic overview for IPS clients and their Employment Specialists and also break out into individual sessions to review client specific information and needs. We will answer specific questions regarding your individual situation and discuss your work goals. To register for a training, please verify the type of benefit received by either getting a BPQY report from SSA or a benefit verification letter (can be downloaded from the client’s SSA account online here: https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/. Then check the events calendar on this website (https://osece.org/series/beneficiary-trainings/) to sign up for the training corresponding to the benefit type (SSI, SSDI or dual beneficiary).

16th Annual Statewide IPS Conference a Great Success!

Thank you for joining us for the 2023 Annual IPS Supported Employment & Education Conference this year. We received feedback that attendees were grateful to be back together in person and appreciated the variety and expertise of the speakers this year. OSECE would like to appreciate every person who contributed to the conference and attended. It made the conference a huge success and we are already looking forward to next year!

Hiring a Certified Personal Medicine Coach (CPMC) to work with OSECE!

Are you passionate about personal medicine and the IPS Fidelity model? Are you looking to take your CPMC certification to the next level? OSECE is looking for someone who is interested in joining the team to provide CPMC trainings to mental health agencies around the state and to also provide some support with IPS fidelity reviews. Click HERE for more information on this exciting opportunity!

Introducing the New IPS Statewide Trainers!

OSECE is proud to introduce our new IPS Statewide Trainers, Andrew Benson, and Katie Miranda! Both have rich life and work experiences but most recently Andrew worked in Supported Employment with Tillamook Family Counseling and Katie worked with the Lifeworks NW Supported Employment team. You can learn more about them by clicking on our Contact page.

Please join us in welcoming Andrew and Katie to our statewide team!

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