A Practical Guide to Benefits Advocacy, 2nd Revised Edition


Developed by Steve Shober

"A Practical Guide to Benefits Advocacy, 2nd Revised Edition" is an introduction to benefits programs most commonly used by people with mental illness. These include SSI, SSDI, Medicare, and Medicaid. This guide is designed for case managers, employment specialists, vocational rehabilitation specialists, and other service providers and advocates who want to learn the basics of benefits, so they can help people make more informed choices about their financial futures. Learn how to help people manage their benefits and pursue their employment dreams.

This document includes the following:

  • Description of benefits programs
  • Worksheets
  • Handouts to be used with recipients of services and benefits
  • Links to other useful information
  • Artwork for binder

Download the 100-page guide here.