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Outreach Events Information

The Outreach Development Section provides information to the public about the State Disability Insurance (SDI) program. If you are interested in learning more about Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) you can find information about our presentations, events, and outreach materials below.

Interactive Web Presentations and Events

We offer live, interactive presentations using Adobe Connect web meeting software with conference calling so you can ask questions in real time. These presentations are open to the public and each one is focused to claimants, employers, physician/practitioners, or military assist information needs.

For more information, or if you or your staff would like to participate in a presentation, email the Outreach Development Section.

Include the following information in your correspondence:

  • Your name and the name of your company or organization.
  • Type of business. (if applicable)
  • Contact person. (if applicable)
  • Contact phone number.
  • The best time to contact you.
  • Type of presentation (claimant, employer, physician/practitioner, or military assist).
  • Preferred date and time for a presentation.
  • Estimated number of attendees.
  • Any specific information or questions you or your group is interested in.
  • How did you hear about the State Disability Insurance webinar?

On the second Wednesday of every month from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pacific time we present a live, interactive claimant, employer, physician/practitioner, or military assist webinar providing a broad overview of the SDI program. The topic each month is determined on a first come/first serve basis. For more information, email the Outreach Development Section.

Scheduled on request. This live, interactive webinar provides a broad overview of how the SDI program works from the perspective of claimants who need to file for SDI. It covers DI and PFL benefits, eligibility, SDI versus job protection, and the claim filing process.

If you are unable to attend a webinar presentation during normal business hours, or need more information, such as how to complete a DI or PFL claim form, you can view our Informational Tutorials and Videos page for self-help options.

Scheduled on request. This live, interactive webinar provides a broad overview of how the SDI program works from the perspective of employers. It covers DI and PFL benefits, eligibility, employer responsibilities, and the claim filing process.

If you are unable to attend a webinar presentation during normal business hours, or need more information, such as how to register your company for SDI Online, you can view our Informational Tutorials and Videos page for self-help options.

Scheduled on request. This live, interactive webinar provides a broad overview of how the SDI program works from the perspective of physicians and practitioners. It covers DI and PFL benefits, the physician/practitioner online registration process, COVID 19 information and resources, and the claim filing process.

If you are unable to attend a webinar presentation during normal business hours, or need more information, such as how to complete a DI or PFL claim form, you can view our Informational Tutorials and Videos page for self-help options.

Scheduled on request. This live, interactive webinar provides a broad overview of how the SDI program works from the perspective of claimants who need time off work to participate in a qualifying event because of a family member’s military deployment to a foreign country. It covers the basics of DI and PFL with a focus on military assist benefits including eligibility and the claim filing process.

If you are unable to attend a webinar presentation during normal business hours, or need more information, such as how to complete a PFL military assist claim form, you can view our Informational Tutorials and Videos page for self-help options.

If you would like a member of our team to provide an in-person presentation to your group, email the Outreach Development Section.

Include the following information in your correspondence:

  • Name of your company or organization.
  • Type of business.
  • Contact person.
  • Contact phone number.
  • The best time to contact you.
  • Type of presentation (claimant, employer, physician/practitioner, or military assist).
  • Preferred date and time for a presentation.
  • Estimated number of attendees.
  • Location of the presentation (street address including ZIP code).
  • Any specific State Disability Insurance information your group is interested in.
  • How did you hear about the State Disability Insurance webinar?

Additional Resources

Help us spread the word about our webinars! These flyers are available to download and share.

SDI Forms and Publications

Register for Benefit Programs Online

Creating an account is an important step in this process. With Benefit Programs Online, you can apply for Disability Insurance and manage your claim in SDI Online.

Additional Resources

Can’t find what you are looking for? View these resources for more information.