Location: Remote Access – Live Webinar via ZOOM
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Cost: MWDA Member: $25; Non-Member: $40
Presenters: Various (see brochure)
Registration Deadline: March 10, 2023
Who Should Attend:
The training is designed for people who have completed General Assistance Basics and are seeking certification. This is requirement 2 of 2 to receive certification in the Fundamentals of General Assistance Administration. Objective: Participants will be introduced to challenging General Assistance Scenarios. A prerequisite of GA Basics needs to have been completed in order to register for this training.
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Introductions
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Advanced Fact Pattern – Ryan Gorneau, GA Program Manager, City of Portland
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. BREAK
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. DHHS Programs overview – Jem Hodsdon & Sean Emmons, Regional Policy Specialists, OFI/DHHS
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. LUNCH BREAK
12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Fair Hearings - Harrison Deah, GA Director, City of Westbrook
1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Re Scenario Q & A discussion - Stacey Parra, Deputy GA Administrator, Town of Union & Jay Feyler, Town Manager, Town of Union
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Questions & Answers
An email confirmation with the webinar access link and passcode will be sent to the email provided on your registration on March 13, 2023. If you do not receive this link on March 13, 2023, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cancellations for MWDA Webinars:
Cancellation notification must be provided in writing. Cancellations received after 3/8/23 will be charged a $15 cancellation fee. Please go to https://memun.org/Training-Resources/Workshops-Training/Cancellations to cancel. If you have any questions, please contact the Educational Services Office at (800) 452-8786 or (207) 623-8428.
CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE: Participants will receive a certificate of attendance one week after the event.
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