Webinar: Asset Building and Transition Students


  • Date:
    Wednesday: February 29, 2012
  • Time:
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Eastern)
    12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Central)
  • Duration:
    2.0 hours



** Third webinar in the Asset Building Series .

This session will help Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors (VRCs) and Community Resource Providers (CRPs) to consider what information transition students and their families need to understand about building a financial future. Historically, transition planning has left out a key component to adult life, acquiring financial independence and stability.

It is expected that VR staff who participate in the webinar will obtain a basic understanding of what their role can be in helping students understand asset building strategies.


  • Elements that can be included in Individual Education Plan and the Individual Plan for Employment
  • The integration of various asset-building tools, work incentives, and financial education.
  • Resources that support economic opportunity and how to help students and their families toggle them together.
  • How to use advocacy skills, knowledge and networks to strengthen the asset movement in their community.

Objectives & Outcomes

It is expected that staff who participate in the webinar will have a basic understanding of asset building strategies and how they can be implemented for transition students.

Materials & Resources

Recording of Webinar


NOTE: This is the rough unedited version of the transcript

PowerPoint Presentation