Benefits Information Network Training
2017 Benefits Planning and Information Trainings
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.
4-Day Basic BIN Training (only those certified less than 2 years may attend)
Note: Each in-person, 4-day training includes two rounds of instruction. Attendance at both rounds of training is required for certification. Cost for this training is $250.
October 25 & 26 and November 29 & 30
For more information or to register, see the 2017 Fall Indiana Benefits Information Network Trainings flyer.
BIN Recertification (formerly "Advanced" Training. Must take if certified 2 or more years)
BIN Recertification training is offered as both an online and face-to-face training in 2017. Cost for this training is $250.
For more information or to register, see the 2017 Fall Indiana Benefits Information Network Trainings flyer, coming soon!
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
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. Watch for new training dates in 2018.