Benefits Information Network Training
2018 Benefits Planning and Information Trainings
Print and post: Save-the-Dates Flyer 2018
Social Security and Other Federal and State Benefits: Learning the Basics
This two-day workshop is designed to help participants understand benefit programs and learn how to navigate them when supporting beneficiaries. Note: This informational training does not provide certification.
February 28 & March 1, 2018
For more information and to register, see the Social Security and Other Federal and State Benefits 2018 flyer.
Indiana Benefits Information Network (BIN) Liaison Training
Indiana Benefits Information Network (BIN) Liaison Training gives employment specialists, social workers, and other staff the knowledge and expertise they need to provide accurate and up-to-date information about work incentives and state and federal benefits to Vocational Rehabilitation Services customers and their families. The Center on Community Living and Careers develops and administers BIN Liaison Training in collaboration with the Social Security Administration. (For more information on the Benefits Information Network, click here.)
Basic and Recertification training components include training exercises, competency tests, and field assignments.
Basic BIN Training (only those certified less than 2 years may attend)
Note: Training includes three days of in-person instruction plus a 4th day of online "helpdesk" follow-up and support for attendees. Attendance at and participation in the in-person instruction and online support is required for certification. Cost for this training is $250.
Save the Dates
March 26-28, Indianapolis, IN
June 13-15, Bloomington, IN
August 28-30, Wabash, IN
June 10-12, Indianapolis, IN
Registration information coming soon.
BIN Recertification (formerly "Advanced" Training. Must take if certified 2 or more year)
For more information or to register, see the 2017 Fall Indiana Benefits Information Network Trainings flyer.
2018 Training: Save the Dates
BIN Recertification training is offered as both an online and face-to-face training in 2018. Cost for this training is $250.
Face-to-Face: March 29-30, Indianapolis
Online: August 6-17
Online: December 10-21
Webinar: Changes to the Benefits Information Network
This webinar presentation was recorded on August 11, 2017. It includes an overview of the BIN program and details changes to the BIN process that will impact documentation and timelines.
Changes to the Indiana Benefits Information Network (PowerPoint)
Webinar Questions and Answers