Video Description: This is the second part, in a two part webinar series, introducing the basics of Supplemental Need Trusts (SNTs). This second part covers the rules and options on transferring, spending or depositing a lump sum payment while recieving Medicaid, SSI, Veteran's Benefits, SNAP/Food Stamps, and Housing Subsidies including Section 8. 

Date: 11/15/2019

Author: Presented by Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program, Director, Valerie Bogart.

Presentation Slides: Using Supplemental Needs Trusts to Retain Public Benefits, Part One and Two (PDF)

Webinar Recording: Using Supplemental Needs Trusts to Retain Public Benefits, Part Two (External Link to YouTube)


Video Description: This is the first part, in a two part webinar series, introducing the basics of Supplemental Need Trusts (SNTs) and will go over the various types of SNTs (Pooled trusts vs. Individual trusts, 3rd party trusts vs. Self-settled trusts). How to use a SNT to eliminate Medicaid 'Spend Down', what expenses may be paid by an SNT, and how ABLE accounts and SNTs differ, will be covered.

Date: 11/6/2019

Author: Presented by Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program, Director, Valerie Bogart.

Presentation Slides: Using Supplemental Needs Trusts to Retain Public Benefits, Part One and Two (PDF)

Webinar Recording: Using Supplemental Needs Trusts to Retain Public Benefits, Part One (External Link to YouTube)


Video Description:  The Money Follows the Person Quality of Life Survey (QoL) was designed to measure quality of life in seven domains: living situation, choice and control, access to personal care, respect/dignity, community integration/inclusion, overall life satisfaction, and health status.  The target population for the survey includes people with disabilities and long0term illnesses who are transitioning from institutionalized care to a setting in the community.  This webinar reviews the survey.

Date:  7/30/2019

Author:  Presented by Laurie Carter, Social Work Coordinator, Open Doors (MFP) Transition Center Project

Presentation Slides: #65 QoL Guidance 2019 (PDF)

QoL Training 7/30/2019 (PowerPoint)

Webinar Recording:  Quality of Life Survey Webinar 7/30/2019