NAMI Westside Los Angeles is proud to present the Janis Black Warner Speaker series, which features talks by mental health professionals.

COVID-19 Crisis Update: We are pleased to present a virtual version of our Janis Black Warner Speaker Series, using Zoom!


Wednesday, April 7, 7 pm PT

The guest for our Janis Black Warner Speaker Series for April 2021: Hannah Liddell from the Office of Payee Review & Beneficiary Assistance (OPRABA). OPRABA was created by the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018. The topic: an introduction to OPRABA and discussion of representative payee best practices; a representative payee is an individual or organization that the Social Security Administration (SSA) appoints to receive and manage the RSDI (Retirement, Survivors, and Disability Insurance), SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance), or SSI (Supplemental Security Income) benefits of another person; a rep. payee uses the benefits they receive for the use and benefit, and in the best interest of, the beneficiary.

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