Spring 2002 Ticket to Work & The Economics of Recovery

Don Fitch By Donald M. Fitch, MS Executive Director Center for Career Freedom According to the Social Security Administration, 19,418 disabled beneficiaries of SSI and SSDI, 18-64 years old, residing in Westchester County will receive a “Ticket-to-Work and Self-Sufficiency” Voucher in the next several months. In NYS about 614,000 persons with disabilities will receive it. […]

Fall 2003 Center Study Reveals Differences Between SSI and SSDI Recipients

By Donald M. Fitch, M.S., Executive Director Center for Career Freedom Developing Evidence-Based Practices For Vocational Rehabilitation Programs SUMMARY An analysis of over five-hundred intake application forms by persons with psychiatric disabilities to the Center for Career Freedom together with their computer skills training records and employment outcomes suggests persons who receive Social Security Disability […]

Fall 2006 The Economics of Recovery: A Column From the Center for Career Freedom

Donald M. Fitch, MS How to Understand & Access Government Entitlements By Donald M. Fitch, MS Executive Director Center for Career Freedom The purpose of this column is to assist providers and consumers to be more effective when negotiating with local government agencies for income, health care, housing, food, transportation, job training, employment and other […]

Winter 2007 The Economics of Recovery: How to Understand & Access Government Entitlements

Donald M. Fitch, MS By Donald M. Fitch, MS Executive Director Center for Career Freedom The purpose of this column is to assist providers and consumers to be more effective when negotiating with local government agencies for income, health care, housing, food, transportation, job training, employment and other social services. The focus is on single […]

Spring 2007 The Economics of Recovery: How to Understand & Access Government Entitlements

Donald M. Fitch, MS By Donald M. Fitch, MS Executive Director Center for Career Freedom The purpose of this column is to assist providers and consumers to be more effective when negotiating with local government agencies for income, health care, housing, food, transportation, job training, employment and other social services. The focus is on single […]

Summer 2007 The Economics of Recovery How to Understand & Access Government Entitlements

Donald M. Fitch, MS By Donald M. Fitch, MS Executive Director Center for Career Freedom The purpose of this column is to assist providers and consumers to be more effective when negotiating with local government agencies for income, health care, housing, food, transportation, job training, employment and other social services. The focus is on single […]

Fall 2007 The Economics of Recovery: How to Understand & Access Government Entitlements

Donald M. Fitch, MS By Donald M. Fitch, MS Executive Director Center for Career Freedom Several years ago, the Center discovered that by plotting the earnings behavior of persons with psychiatric disabilities over time, then, overlaying key events in their lives to explain them, unlocks the dynamics of consumers in a new way. Their level […]

Spring 2008 The Economics of Recovery: Cost Effective Solutions for The Homeless

Donald M. Fitch, MS By Donald M. Fitch, MS Executive Director Center for Career Freedom In Westchester County, about half of all single adult homeless refuse to be mentally and/or physically screened or, to sign over their disability checks. The current policy is to then deny them access to the Shelters. They must remain in […]