Past Webinars

View Disability Rights California’s upcoming webinars that are informative and empowering. Our free trainings provide information and resources on different topics.

Disability Rights California Webinars

Disability Rights California Webinars

View Disability Rights California’s upcoming webinars that are informative and empowering. Our free trainings provide information and resources on different topics.

Patients’ Rights - Understanding our Legal Rights is a Necessity (Spanish Webinar)

Derechos de los Pacientes - Comprender Nuestros Derechos Legales es una Necesidad

Presented On: July 30, 2020

Aprender acerca de los derechos de los pacientes es necesario si queremos abogar por nosotros mismos o por las personas que están en los centros de salud mental.

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Patients’ Rights - Understanding our Legal Rights is a Necessity

Presented On: July 28, 2020

Learning about Patients’ Rights is necessary if we wish to self-advocate or advocate for persons in mental health facilities. Persons who have been placed in facilities due to a mental health disability have legal rights guaranteed by the Constitution.

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The Americans with Disabilities Act and Your Rights

Presented On: July 21, 2020

Many people with disabilities miss out on opportunities to equal access because we do not know our rights under The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is a law to protect against discrimination on the basis of disability. Learn more about your rights as a person with a disability!

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The History of the LPS Act - How It Started and Changes Ahead

Presented On: July 14, 2020

Come join us to learn about the history of mental health treatment, reasons the state gave people with mental health disabilities patients’ rights and the future of our rights.

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Informed Consent - Your Right to Know (Spanish Webinar)

Consentimiento Informado: Su derecho a saber

Presented On: June 25, 2020

En este seminario web se proporcionará información sobre su derecho a saber sobre su tratamiento médico, incluidos los medicamentos que su médico le puede recetar. Hablaremos de cómo trabajar con su médico para obtener el tratamiento adecuado para usted.

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Informed Consent - Your Right to Know

Presented On: June 23, 2020

This webinar will provide information about your right to know about your medical treatment, including medication your doctor might prescribe. We will discuss how to work with your doctor to get the treatment that is right for you.

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Disability Work Incentives under Title II – SSDI (Spanish Webinar)

Incentivos de Empleo bajo el Titulo II- SSDI (Spanish Webinar)

Presented On: June 18, 2020

Quienes reciben beneficios del Seguro Social SSDI, temen perder sus beneficios si quieren volver a trabajar. Este mito impide a muchos buscar empleo. Descubra oportunidades de mantener su beneficio del SSDI y su salario de empleo.

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Disability Work Incentives under Title II – SSDI

Presented On: June 16, 2020

Many people who receive SSDI benefits fear they will lose their SSDI benefits if they return to work. This myth prevents many from seeking employment. Discover opportunities to continue your SSDI benefits as you work.

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Your Right to Vote - Voice Your Choice!

Presented On: June 11, 2020

Exercising your right to vote is a powerful way to have a say about how our local, state and federal governments operate. Voting for laws and candidates of your choice is your opportunity to make sure the government serves its citizens well.

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Your Right to Vote - Voice Your Choice! (Spanish Webinar)

SU DERECHO A VOTAR - ¡Exprese Su Elección!

Presented On: June 9, 2020

Exercising your right to vote is a powerful way to have a say about how our local, state and federal governments operate. Voting for laws and candidates of your choice is your opportunity to make sure the government serves its citizens well.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Psychiatric Holds

Presented On: June 4, 2020

Many people may not know they can be involuntarily admitted to a psychiatric facility if a qualified clinician determines they are a danger to themselves, others or cannot provide for their food, clothing or shelter. Learn more about the different psychiatric holds in California and your rights to contest your confinement.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Psychiatric Holds (Spanish Webinar)

Todo Lo Que Querías Saber Sobre Las Retenciones Psiquiátricas

Presented On: June 2, 2020

Es posible que muchas personas no sepan que pueden ser admitidas involuntariamente en un centro psiquiátrico si un médico calificado determina que son un peligro para sí mismas, para otros o que no pueden proporcionar sus alimentos, ropa o vivienda.

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Mental Health Awareness Series
Disability Benefits and Work Incentives Under Title XVI - SSI

Presented On: May 21, 2020

Many people who receive SSI benefits fear they will lose their SSI benefits if they return to work. This myth prevents many from seeking employment. Discover opportunities to avoid deductions to your SSI checks through Disability Benefits and Work Incentives Programs.

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COVID-19 Employment Training Series
Services to Help You Keep Your Job

Presented On: May 19, 2020

Has your employment been impacted by COVID-19? Have your hours been reduced? Have you lost your job? Are you an essential worker concerned about safety? Disability Rights California invites you to attend a web-based training series for people with disabilities.

We will discuss: Where can I get help to keep my job?

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COVID-19 Employment Training Series
Employment Services for People with Disabilities

Presented On: May 12, 2020

Has your employment been impacted by COVID-19? Have your hours been reduced? Have you lost your job? Are you an essential worker concerned about safety? Disability Rights California invites you to attend a web-based training series for people with disabilities.

We will discuss: Department of Rehabilitation... Regional Center... American Job Centers

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Mental Health Awareness Series
Paws for Assistance - A Guide to Psychiatric Service and Emotional Support Animals

Presented On: May 9, 2020

Many people with mental health disabilities find that having a psychiatric service or emotional support animal improves their daily lives and their mental health and wellness. Learn the difference between these assistance animals and your rights regarding public access and reasonable accommodations.

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Evictions and COVID-19

Presented On: May 8, 2020

Is there a COVID-19 eviction moratorium in California? Find out the answer to this, and how federal, state, and local laws might protect renters from being displaced during the pandemic.

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COVID-19 Employment Training Series
Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace

Presented On: May 5, 2020

Has your employment been impacted by COVID-19? Have your hours been reduced? Have you lost your job? Are you an essential worker concerned about safety? Disability Rights California invites you to attend a web-based training series for people with disabilities.

We will discuss: Americans with Disabilities Act... What are my rights to reasonable accommodations at my job?... COVID-19 related accommodations

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CARES Economic Impact Payment (EIP)

Presented On: May 1, 2020

Many people, who are eligible to receive the CARES Economic Impact Payment (EIP), do not typically file tax returns and have questions about how they can receive their EIPs.

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Introduction to Self Advocacy - Know Your Rights and How to Advocate Them (Spanish Webinar)

Introduccion a Auto-Abogacia - Conozca Sus Derechos y Como Abogar Por Ellos

Presented On: April 30, 2020

Qué es la auto-abogacia? La auto-abogacia es una habilidad importante que usted puede aprender si quiere lograr sus objetivos.

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COVID-19 Employment Training Series
Employment Benefits & Social Security

Presented On: April 28, 2020

Has your employment been impacted by COVID-19? Have your hours been reduced? Have you lost your job? Are you an essential worker concerned about safety? Disability Rights California invites you to attend a web-based training series for people with disabilities.

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Mental Health Awareness Series
Working from Home – Tips for Maintaining Your Mental Health

Presented On: April 23, 2020

Many or most of us now work from home due to Covid-19. We may find that we experience more anxiety, stress, depression, isolation and distractions now that our homes have become our offices.

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A Breath of Fresh Air – Guidance for Relieving Stress (Spanish Webinar)

¡Es Un Nuevo Mundo! Encontrando Calma en el Caos

Presented On: April 16, 2020

Seminario web: Aprenda cómo adaptarse y aceptar el cambio para fortalecer nuestra salud mental y física. Es un mundo nuevo - encontremos la calma, la comodidad y la felicidad haciendo lo que PODEMOS hacer para prosperar y mejorar nuestra vida diaria.

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A Breath of Fresh Air – Guidance for Relieving Stress

Presented On: April 9, 2020

We’re living in an unprecedented and uncertain time where our health is in danger and our opportunities for social and recreational activities are limited. The Corona virus has increased the daily stress we encounter, which exacerbates physical and mental health symptoms we may have already experienced before this pandemic. Learn about the long-term effects of stress on your physical and mental health and discover strategies for relieving stress.

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