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

 

Fraud Detection and Prevention for Accounting Professionals

This workshop will discuss various types of fraud, how and why fraud is committed, methods used to detect fraud, and what accountants can do to prevent fraud from occurring in their organizations. Topics include employee and management fraud, red flags, internal controls and operating procedures, and information gathering.

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 20, 2016; 9 am to 4 pm
Location:  Professional Development Program, Albany, NY
Provider: Clare Monteau LLC
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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

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Central Region

 

Pharmacology Update

This workshop identifies and explores current pharmacological trends and issues. Psychopharmacological therapeutic approaches as well as newer medications for cardiovascular, neurological, musculoskeletal and autoimmune disorders will be discussed. Pharmacologic approaches to pain management will also be examined. 

Date/Time: Thursday, December 15, 2016; 9 am to 4 pm
Location:  Hutchings Psychiatric Center, Syracuse, NY
Provider: LeMoyne College
Registration Deadline: Thursday, December 8, 2016

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Long Island Region

 

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Mid/Lower Hudson Region

 

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New York City Region

Communication Skills for Non-native English Speakers

This two-day workshop provides learners with tools and techniques needed to effectively present information in casual, informal and formal settings. Participants will learn how to effectively present a message and to manage any public speaking fears.

Date/Time: Thursday, December 15 and Friday, December 16, 2016; 9 am to 4 pm
Location: OTDA Harlem Training Center, New York, NY
Provider: Capital Region Language Center
Registration Deadline: Thursday, December 8, 2016

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Northern 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. Participants must complete the NYS GOER Writing Mechanics (Online) course component prior to attending the classroom portion of this workshop.

Date/Time:Thursday, December 15, 2016; 9 am to 4 pm
Provider/ Location: Clinton Community College, Plattsburgh, NY
Registration Deadline: Thursday, December 8, 2016

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

 

Professional Writing: Composition

This workshop provides an overview of essential writing skills that include developing and organizing ideas, choosing a focus for writing, and using appropriate language for the audience. Participants will focus on writing skills within the context of the larger writing process, approaching a writing task from pre-writing through revisions. Writing tone, style, and technique will also be addressed.

Date/Time: Thursday, December 22, 2016; 9 am to 4 pm
Provider/Location: Clinton Community College, Plattsburgh, NY
Registration Deadline: Thursday, December 15, 2016

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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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