MS, CRC, CPRP
Certificate Program in Psychiatric Vocational Rehabilitation
Public Benefits Trainer and Consultant
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Services Division (and statewide)
Consultant, Medicare Part D Outreach and Training Coordinator
Center for Health Policy & Research University of Massachusetts Medical School
Areas of Expertise
- Training personnel, peers, and students in Supported Education programs in post-secondary settings.
- Training personnel in Psychiatric Vocational Rehabilitation
- Teaching SSI/SSDI beneficiaries on Work Incentives and Public Benefit Management (including Medicare Part D)
- Applying the Choose-Get-Keep approach in providing Supported Education services in partnership with post-secondary students with psychiatric disabilities.
Sullivan Soydan, A. & Legere, L. (2004). A Supported Education Operations Manual. Boston, MA: Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation.
Legere, L. Medicare Part D: Implications for Dual Eligibles Training Series presented in venues throughout the state of Massachusetts.
Legere, L. Medicare Part D for Mental Health and Rehabilitation Professionals Training Series presented to practitioners in the state Division of Mental Health system.
Blacklock, B., Legere, L. & Furlong-Norman, K. Strategies for Success for Students with Psychiatric Disabilities in Higher Education. Full Day Symposium as part of the Fall 2005 Workshop Series, Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation.
Legere, L. (2005). In Defense of the Unrealistic. Invited Keynote Speaker. Annual Conference of the Connecticut Community Care Providers Association, Hartford, CT.
Legere, L. (2005). Competency I: Interpersonal Skills for Effective Practice. CPRP preparation course, U.S. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA) Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
Legere, L. (2005). Meeting the Needs of a Culturally Diverse Community. CPRP preparation course, U.S. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA) Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
Wolf, L. & Legere, L. (2004). New Dimensions in Supported Education. Annual conference of the Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD), Miami, FL.
Sullivan Soydan, A., Legere, L., Mowbray, C. & Szilvagy, S. (2004). Operationalizing Supported Education. International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services (IAPSRS) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
Nicolellis, D. & Legere, L. (2003). Ready or Not? Assessing and Developing Readiness in Psychiatric Vocational Rehabilitation. International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services Annual Conferences, Atlanta, GA.
Nicolellis, D. & Legere, L. (2003). Making the Social Security Act Work! 1-day Institute: International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services (IAPSRS) Annual Conferences, Atlanta, GA.