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

 

Opioids: What Nurses Need to Know

This 1/2 day workshop provides nurses with current information on opioids. Topics include: opioids for pain management; preventing adverse drug events; assessing for misuse; prevention and management of overdose; and using medication-assisted treatment. Upon completion of this workshop, each participant will receive 0.3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Date/Time: Friday, May 5, 2017; 9 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Professional Development Program, Albany, NY
Provider: Geri Abbatiello
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 28, 2017

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

 

Defensive Documentation (with CEUs)

Covers legal/ethical aspects of medical case documentation and recordkeeping. Topics include charting errors, what to include/omit, review of select court cases, and pros/cons of various methods of charting. Includes 6 SED approved SW contact hours.

Date/Time: Monday, May 15, 2017; 9 am to 4 pm
Location: Professional Development Program, Albany, NY
Provider: Binghamton University, College of Community and Public Affairs
Registration Deadline: Monday, May 8, 2017

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

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Central Region

Defensive Documentation (with CEUs)

Covers legal/ethical aspects of medical case documentation and recordkeeping. Topics include charting errors, what to include/omit, review of select court cases, and pros/cons of various methods of charting. Includes 6 SED approved SW contact hours.

Date/Time: Monday, May 22, 2017; 9 am to 4 pm
Location/ Provider: Binghamton University, College of Community and Public Affairs
Registration Deadline: Monday, May 15, 2017

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Long Island Region

The Aging Brain: Assessments, Treatments and Interventions for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias (with CEUs)

Identify cognitive implications of aging process, effects on individual patients, and changes/manifestations specific to dementias. Participants will learn tools to differentiate the diagnostic criteria for types of dementias (7.5 approved LMSW/LCSW/LMHC CE credits)

Date/Time: Thursday, June 15, 2017; 8 am to 4 pm
Location: Residence Inn, Plainview
Provider: PESI, Inc.
Registration Deadline: Thursday, June 8, 2017

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Mid/Lower Hudson Region

 

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New York City Region

 

 

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Northern Region

 

 

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Western Region

 

 

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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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