December Caregiving Webinar: Medicaid & Military Families (Part 1)

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Join the Military Caregiving Concentration team as they host their FREE monthly professional development webinar on the topic of ‘Medicaid and Military Families: An Introduction’ – part one of a three part series.

Date: December 10, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. Eastern
Event Location: Part I Medicaid and Military Families: An Introduction *No registration is required

Christopher Plein Ph.D., an Eberly Professor of Outstanding Public Service at West Virginia University, will provide an introduction into a three-part series on the overall purposes of the Medicaid program; its relevance to military families, especially those with family members who have special needs. Medicaid is a federal-state program that often provides health care coverage for low-income families and those with disabilities. The purpose of the ‘Medicaid and Military Families’ three-part series is to assist military service providers and others with a general knowledge of Medicaid and to provide guidance on where to turn for resources and further information.

Webinar training objectives include:

  • Describe ‘What is Medicaid?’
  • Understand eligibility requirements
  • Identify medicaid essentials
  • Implement program in current work
  • Recognize the future of Medicaid
CEU Credit Available!

The Military Families Learning Network will be providing 1.0 National Association of Social Workers (NASW) continuing education credit to credentialed participants. Certificates of Completion will also be available for training hours as well. For more information on CEU credits go to NASW Continuing Education Instructions.

Interested in Joining the Webinar?

*No registration is required; simply go to Part 1 Medicaid and Military Families: An Introduction the day of the event to join. The webinar is hosted by the Department of Defense so you must install security certificates if you are not located on a military installation. Instructions for certificate installation can be found by clicking on DCO Adobe Certificate Installation. You can connect to the Adobe webinar using iPhone, iPad, and Droid apps. Search for DCO Connect in the respective stores.

For those who cannot connect to the Adobe site, an alternative viewing of this presentation will be running on Ustream.


This post was written by Mikala Whitaker, MFLN- Military Caregiving Social Media assistant, and published on the Military Families Learning Network blog on November 17, 2014.

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