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It depends on the circumstances. I am a rep payee for two people and I am a convicted felon.
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Answer Yes, if he or she is not incarcerated and qualifies under the SSA requirements.
A felon may receive SSDI benefits if he or she is not incarcerated for more than 30 days and has no outstanding warrants. Social Security will not pay cash benefits to anyon…e living in a prison, jail, nursing home or other tax-supported facility; however, if the person remains eligible for disability under SSA guidelines, payments resume after release. Payees are not entitled to back benefits for the time spent incarcerated.
The code of ethics for social workers requires that a worker have not engaged in unlawful or criminal acts, therefore all social workers are required to undergo a back ground …check for felony convictions. So the answer would that I was told by the state of NY is no, unless the governor pardons a person. Sorry we will have to find another field, I chose certification mechanical it was one of the few fields that allow felons to work in. I am not sure as for the state of New York, but I know in the state of Ohio a convicted felon can become a social worker or counselor. I am currently working towards my masters in mental health counseling, and I will begin working with the advocacy office soon, because there will be some bumps to overcome to get there. However, I know at least two people whom did not get granted their pardons, and they were working social workers and a counselor. There are certain supervisions which apply, unfournately not being able to work with juveniles I am pretty sure is one, but it is possible as long as they can show new good character, and explain the cause of their lapse in judgement. But I am sure it takes a great deal of work and stress to get there!
What is meant by 'convicted felons?' Are you now free after serving your time? Are you on parole or probation?
of course :)
can a person who is on probation for threating to burn someones house down and in the past has been introuble for drug paraphenalia be a payee for some who is going to get ss
There is no prohibition against it. You can apply, and if you qualify for the benefits you should be able to receive them.
Yes, if they meet the requirements for Social Security, they are eligible.
For a convicted felon to be licensed by the state is HIGHLY unliklely.
I suppose it COULD depend on the type of license you are referring to, but as a general answer - it is HIGHLY doubtful.
An otherwise eligible convicted felon may receive Social Security disability or retirement benefits when he or she is not incarcerated for more than 30 days and has no outstan…ding warrants. Social Security will not pay cash benefits to anyone living in a prison, jail, nursing home or other tax-supported facility; however, if the person is eligible for retirement benefits under SSA guidelines, he or she may receive them after release. Payees are not entitled to back benefits for the time spent incarcerated. Yes, yes they can.
one inch=2.5cm how many inches are there in 24.8cm?
Depends on the conviction. What was it for?
The Social Security Administration does not like to use a personal payee representative when other avenues are available. This is because of fraud. They do investigate the nee…d to have one and conduct yearly audits on the funds that are sent. It would not be a good idea to consider anyone for that position if they have been convicted of theft, fraud, forgery or abuse of elderly or disabled persons.
yes- absolutely. don't listen to any of these answers on here. Call the NYS education department yourself at 518-474-3817 ext 330. You will have to show proof that you hav…e changed your life, eg.- programs, counseling, letters from professors, your college, etc, etc. You will have an interview with a NYS education review employee that will determine whether you are eligible or not. Any documentation you can give to prove you have made significant progress will help. Now, that being said, I would imagine that the AMOUNT of felonies and the specific type (violent or non-violent) will change your chances of being licensed. More people pass this review than not. Most of all, have faith and keep the faith. Who better to help people with social difficulties than someone who has been there , and changed their life?