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SSDI Claims Guide for Paralegals

  • 10/19/2022
  • 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/SSDI-Claims-Guide-for-Paralegals/Video-Webinar/95339ER_3773032?st=WA

Program Description

Know How to Help Clients Get the Support They Need

Qualifying for (and attaining) disability benefits often spells a long and taxing process. If not done correctly, clients who could be entitled to economic assistance for mental or physical conditions may be left waiting without any sort of compensation. In this essential program, join our experienced faculty as they walk you through the fundamentals on how you can help clients get their much-needed benefits. Register today!

  • Learn how to effectively assess claims.
  • Walk through best practices for establishing a claimant's disability timeline.
  • Review application and filing procedure essentials.
  • Know how to determine the best plan of action following appeals council hearings.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will allow attendees to effectively navigate their way through the Social Security disability process. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Obtaining Representative Authorization With the SSA
  2. Medical Records, Opinion Evidence, and Reporting Referrals
  3. Claim Evaluations: Disability Timelines, Identifying Weaknesses, and Forming Strategies
  4. Initial Application, E-Folder, and Supporting Documentation
  5. Requests for Reconsideration
  6. Requests for Hearings and Briefs: What to Include and How to Frame the Case
  7. Federal District Court Appeals

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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