Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income: An Overview

(311 Ratings)

Produced on: September 14, 2017

Course Format On Demand Audio

Taught by


Course Description

Time 60 minutes
Difficulty Beginner

This program, presented by attorney Douglas Greene, will provide an overview of the medical and non-medical eligibility requirements of the Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income programs. The nonmedical criteria covered for Social Security Disability includes quarters of coverage, fully insured status, and disability insured status. The nonmedical criteria for Supplemental Security Income includes residency requirements and an overview of income and resources rules. The medical criteria to be covered includes the sequential evaluation, exertional categories, and common nonexertional limitations. The appeals process and statistical outcomes will also be covered.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the requirements of the Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs
  2. Identify in detail the non-medical and medical criteria for the SSD and SSI programs
  3. Review the social security appeals process


Douglas Greene

Douglas M. Greene, Esq., LLC

Douglas M. Greene, Esq has been in full time private practice since February 2016.  He has been a speaker for state and county bar associations.   Prior to private practice, he worked as senior attorney and supervisor for the Social Security Administration.  He began his career representing public assistance recipient's in Social Security Disability and SSI hearings for the Legal Services of New Jersey SSI Project.  He is a NOSSCR member and the incoming legislative coordinator for the Elder and Disability Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association.  He graduated Rutgers Law School in May 2005 as Dean's Merit Scholarship recipient.



Vera M.

Easy to follow and very informative.

Richard F.

Good basic course -- I benefitted from it.

Ruth G.

Clear and logical overview.

Warren s.

Nice presentation, very informative.


excellent..very knowledgable and communicates the knowledge very good

Cathy L.

well organized presentation and good slides

John C.

very helpful overview

Linda R.

Excellent class. Very practical, including useful tips for attorneys.

Steven G.

Douglas was great at explaining a very difficult area of practice. Despite having done several hearings, his lecture answered many nuts and bolts questions

Sheryl B.

More in depth program would be great. He clearly knows his material.

Earl B.

good tips

Marc P.

Great piece

Russell B.

Presenter was highly qualified .

Larry P.

Slides great. He is fast talker. Good presentation.

Dean G.

This guy was very good. A very comprehensive approach to what turned out to be a very interesting subject because of his presentation skills.

Marian H.

Great speaker!

Kimberly H.

Excellent overview!

Joan G.

Very intersting

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