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2014 ABVE Conference

Attendee List as of 04/11/2014

Presentation Materials

All attendees will recieve a Flash Drive at the conference which contains presenter materials. 

Below are links to electronic copies of handouts provided by the presenters:

Tune Up Your Social Security Vocational Expert Practice!
Sam Edelman, M.Ed, ABVE/D & David Zak, M.Ed, CRC, ABVE/D

Considerations For The New Consultant
G. Michael Graham, Ed.D, CRC, CCM, CRE, ABVE/D

"Don't Let ADA stand for "Another Dumb Assessment" - Avoiding the Cookie CutterApproach to Voc. Assessment and Getting Great Tasting Results in ADA/Employment Law Cases"
William N. Bates, Esq. & Michelle McBroom Weiss, MA, CRC,  ABVE/D

Formulating Expert Opinions That Provide a Foundation for the Economist
Gregory K. Faulk, PhD

Building a Thriving Practice: Ethical Considerations in Creating Your Business Plan
Rona Wexler, MA, ABVE/D

Tracking Sheet

DSM 5 Update:  The New Diagnostic Criteria for PTSD and Impact on Assessing Vocational Function
Mark Raderstorf, MA, ABVE/F

The History of the Vocational Expert
Tim Field

Be the Strongest Link:  Strengthening Forensic Testimony-Emphasis on Social Security with Implications for other Venues
Michelle McBroom Weiss MA, CRC, ABVE/D;  Julie Sawyer-little, MS, OT/L, CRC, ABVE/F; & Dale Thomas MTS, CRC, ABVE/D

Power Point
Code of Federal Regulations

Vocational Expert Testimony in Social Security Disability Hearings
 Administrative Law Judge, ODAR-SSA &  John M. Yent, LRC

RFC Form
Role of the Vocational Expert
SSR Table-Limitations

Motivating the Unmotivated: An Approach to Employment and Retention
 Linda A. Stein, MBA, Ed.M., CRC, CCM

Positioning of Vocational Rehabilitation in Early Intervention Recovery Models
Dean Powers, Psy.D, ABVE/D

Formulating Expert Opinions That Provide a Foundation for the Economist
Gregory K. Faulk, PhD

Vocational Experts' Role in Workplace Discrimination Cases
Chrisann Schiro-Geist, Ph.D. & Alan Crone 

Employment Numbers: Methods Matter
Jeffrey A. Truthan

Testing as a Foundation for Your Vocational Opinion
Rebecca Williams, CVE, CRC

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