Current PSWP Workshop Offerings

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ONLINE | Capital District | Central | Long Island

Mid/Lower Hudson | New York City | Northern | Western

Workshops are listed in chronological order by region.

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PSWP recommends registering even if a workshop is currently full. This will place you on the waitlist.

If seats become available, those from the waitlist are enrolled on a first-come, first-served basis.

In addition, waitlisted registrants receive early notification when additional offerings are scheduled.


Online

Identification & Reporting of Child Abuse in New York State

Information PSWP is no longer hosting Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse in New York State through the SLMSExternal Link.

We are now directing PEF-Represented and M/C employees to the online courseExternal Link hosted by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS). This course meets the NYS Education Department's mandatory requirementsExternal Link for training in child abuse identification and reporting.

To access the OCFS course, visit NYSMandatedreporter.org/TrainingCourses.aspxExternal Link

 

Knowledge Transfer

This course provides a general overview of knowledge transfer and management. Knowledge Management is a systematic method for finding, understanding, and using knowledge to achieve organizational objectives and improve agency and employee performance.

Date: Currently Available

Location: Online course accessible through SLMS

Find this class in the SLMS (Log in required; Opens in new window/tab).

 

NACLE Online Continuing Legal Education Workshops

FOR PEF-REPRESENTED OR M/C ATTORNEYS ONLY

These online workshops, which can be completed at your convenience, are for PEF-represented and M/C attorneys who are interested in earning CLE credits. CLE affidavits are made available directly from NACLE upon request for credit and completion of the course. Upon approval of enrollment in the SLMS, participants must create an NACLE account to access the online CLE courses.

PDF document Click here for a list of currently available CLE Courses

Registration is done on a rolling basis. Only after you receive the enrollment verification notice from the SLMS may you create your NACLE account at https://www.nacle.com/pswpExternal Link and proceed taking the NACLE courses.

Date: Currently Available
Location: Online course accessible through SLMS
Registration: Open to PEF-represented and M/C, licensed attorneys only

Find this class in the SLMS (Log in required; Opens in new window/tab).

Professional Writing Mechanics (Online)

Professional Writing Mechanics starts with the basics: parts of speech and parts of a sentence. In this online course, you will learn to recognize common grammatical errors, use standard punctuation, and proofread your work.

Date: Currently Available
Location: Online course accessible through SLMS

Find this class in the SLMS (Log in required; Opens in new window/tab).

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Capital District Region

Principles of Investigative Techniques

This 2-day workshop provides employees with an introduction to the investigation process for purposes of fact-finding and information gathering in regards to compliance, violations, fraud, and abuse.

Date/Time: Monday, July 25, 2016 and Tuesday, July 26, 2016; 9am to 4pm
Location: Albany, NY
Registration Deadline: Monday, July 18, 2016

Find this class in the SLMS (Log in required; Opens in new window/tab).

Structured Query Language (SQL) Basics

This workshop will cover the basics of SQL to effectively transform information contained in databases into information that is usable by report writers, web sites or other mediums. Lectures and exercises will focus on extracting and manipulating information from databases through SQL. The workshop assumes that users have a basic understanding of relational database concepts.

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 16, 2016; 9am to 4pm
Location: Albany, NY
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Find this class in the SLMS (Log in required; Opens in new window/tab).

 

Structured Query Language (SQL) Advanced

This workshop goes beyond the basics of SQL to modify the information contained in databases based on user input from interactive web sites. Lectures and exercises will focus on extracting and manipulating information from databases through SQL. The workshop assumes that users have a basic familiarity with web and web application development, and a basic understanding of relational database concepts.

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 7, 2016; 9am to 4pm
Location: Albany, NY
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

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Central Region

No open enrollment workshops currently scheduled in this region. Check this site regularly for updates.

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Long Island Region

Professional Writing: Mechanics

This workshop provides participants with a review of the mechanics of writing including word choice and sentence structure. The workshop includes a review of the parts of speech, phrases and clauses, and the use of modifiers. Participants will also review the rules of punctuation.

Date/Time: Thursday, September 1, 2016; 9am to 4pm
Location: Hauppague, NY
Registration Deadline: Thursday, August 25, 2016

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Mid/Lower Hudson Region

No open enrollment workshops currently scheduled in this region. Check this site regularly for updates.

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New York City Region

Structured Query Language (SQL) Basics

This workshop will cover the basics of SQL to effectively transform information contained in databases into information that is usable by report writers, web sites or other mediums. Lectures and exercises will focus on extracting and manipulating information from databases through SQL. The workshop assumes that users have a basic understanding of relational database concepts.

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 24, 2016; 9am to 4pm
Location: New York City, NY
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Find this class in the SLMS (Log in required; Opens in new window/tab).

Structured Query Language (SQL) Advanced

This workshop goes beyond the basics of SQL to modify the information contained in databases based on user input from interactive web sites. Lectures and exercises will focus on extracting and manipulating information from databases through SQL. The workshop assumes that users have a basic familiarity with web and web application development, and a basic understanding of relational database concepts.

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 14, 2016; 9am to 4pm
Location: New York City, NY
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 7, 2016

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Northern Region

No open enrollment workshops currently scheduled in this region. Check this site regularly for updates.

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Western Region

No open enrollment workshops currently scheduled in this region. Check this site regularly for updates.

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The Governor’s Office of Employee Relations (GOER) and the State of New York provide equal access to its programs for all persons and is an equal opportunity employer.  It is our policy to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination and harassment against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic characteristics or information, political beliefs, status as a victim of domestic violence, and veteran, marital or family status or any other discrimination prohibited by law.  Harassment of any individual will not be tolerated.

Reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, in all aspects of state training, consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the New York State Human Rights Law, to ensure that every individual is able to gain maximum benefit from the training experience. For additional information or requests please contact PSWP customer service at (518) 442-6537 or pswphelp@albany.edu.

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