Webinar Registration by April 23, 2018: Members $55; Nonmembers $85 - 1.5 CEUs
This webinar is 2 - 3:30 EDT (Eastern Daylight Time).
Would you like to enhance your awareness and knowledge regarding the basic concepts of fair housing, understand the basic Section 504 Program Requirements, differentiate between Pets and Service Animals, and Perfect your Reasonable Accommodation Policies and Procedures, then this didactic and interactive session is for you. Many fair housing violations are related to not implementing reasonable accommodations policies and procedures accurately. It is important that affordable and public housing providers understand the fundamentals of Section 504 to avoid any violations and limit litigation.
Who Should Attend: All
1. Enhance their awareness of the Federal and State Fair Housing laws.
2. Increase their understanding of the general policy guidelines on Section 504: Reasonable Accommodation and Modification Program.
3. Identify the difference between service/companion animals vs. Pets
4. Recognize strategies for implement reasonable accommodation best practices.
About the Presenter
Ruben Rivera-Jackman, MNPL, speaker, trainer and nonprofit leadership consultant has an accomplished a 30+ year career as a nonprofit leader with practical experience in, and solid understanding of, a diverse range of management, program development and service delivery applications. Mr. Rivera-Jackman has a passion for working with and advocating on behalf of older adults and has a natural ability of providing instruction and training for adult learners. For the past year he has been employed the Director of Resident Services for SHAG Community Life Foundation and previously served for 12 years as a Senior Resident Services Manager at the King County Housing Authority where he manages a team of eight resident services coordinators who provide information & referrals, care management and advocacy for older adults and younger adults with disabilities who live in twenty-five low-income, affordable housing developments located throughout King County. Mr. Rivera-Jackman was the recipient of the 2011 American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC) President’s Award of Excellence. This award is given to a member who, in the opinion of the AASC President, is deserving of recognition for his/her work in the service coordination profession.
This webinar meets the following HUD Service Coordinator Training Requirements Area(s):
Statutory Area: Federal Programs & Requirements