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GLOSSARY: OJT...

ISSUE DATE: 09/2012

OJT
See ON-THE-JOB TRAINING (OJT) below.

OLDER AMERICANS ACT

Federal law providing funding for services to and programs for the elderly, including congregate dining facilities, senior centers, home meal delivery, EXPERIENCE WORKS (formerly GREEN THUMB), etc.

ON-THE-JOB TRAINING (OJT)

Training by an employer that is provided to a paid participant while engaged in productive work in a job that:

Provides knowledge or skills essential to the full and adequate performance of the job.

AND

Provides reimbursement to the employer of up to 50 percent of the wage rate of the participant, for the extraordinary costs of providing the training and additional supervision related to the training.

AND

Is limited in duration as appropriate to the occupation for which the participant is being trained, taking into account the content of the training, the prior work experience of the participant, and the service strategy of the participant, as appropriate.


OPTIONAL UNIT MEMBERS

MFIP : People who may choose whether to join an ASSISTANCE UNIT. See 0014.03.03 (Determining the Cash Assistance Unit).

OVERPAYMENT

Benefits which ASSISTANCE UNITs receive that exceed the amount for which they are eligible.

OVERPAYMENT REPAYMENT AGREEMENT

A voluntary payment plan agreed to by a responsible person and the county agency as a method of repaying an overpayment. See 0025.21.03 (Overpayment Repayment Agreement).

PARENT

A child's birth, step, or adoptive mother or father. Also see STEPPARENTS in 0002.63 (Glossary: Special Diet...).

PARENTAL CONTRIBUTION

An amount paid by a FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE PERSON not living in the home toward a CLIENT's support or medical expenses.

PARENTAL CONTROL

See UNDER PARENTAL CONTROL in 0002.71 (Glossary: Two Party...).

PAROLE

See 0011.03.24 (Non-Citizens - Lawfully Residing People).

PAROLED AS A REFUGEE

See 0011.03.18 (Non-Citizens - People Fleeing Persecution).

PARTICIPANT

A person who is on ASSISTANCE and has not been taken off, including during months of SUSPENSION.

PARTNERSHIP

An unincorporated business owned by 2 or more people.

PASS

See PLAN TO ACHIEVE SELF-SUPPORT (PASS) in 0002.49 (Glossary: Permanent...).

PATERNITY

Legal fatherhood, either ADJUDICATED or established through the RECOGNITION OF PARENTAGE.

PAYEE

The person to whom a BENEFIT is paid.

PAYMENT MONTH

The calendar month for which assistance is paid. Also see BENEFIT MONTH in 0002.07 (Glossary: Benefit...).

PAYMENT PLAN

SNAP: An arrangement with a medical vendor by a SNAP PARTICIPANT to pay for services in specified intervals and amounts.

PELL GRANT

Federal financial aid program for post-secondary students.

PENAL SYSTEM

The facilities and organizations for confinement of prisoners. See 0011.12.03 (Under Control of the Penal System).

PENSION

A fixed sum paid regularly to retired people or their dependents.

PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

People who have been diagnosed as having substantial limitations in present functioning, manifested as significantly below average intellectual functioning, existing concurrently with demonstrated deficits in adaptive behavior and who manifest these conditions before their 22nd birthday. See 0011.33.06 (MFIP Hard to Employ Extension Category), 0011.39 (Qualified Professionals), 0013.15.24 (GA Basis - DD/MI).

PERIOD OF INTENDED USE

SNAP: The later of: the issuance month, the month after the issuance month if the original benefit was issued on or after the 20th of the month, or the month for which the benefit was issued.

PERKINS LOAN

Federal financial aid program for post-secondary students.

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