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

AATBS eLearning for Social Workers (with CEUs)

Using online technology, The Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences (AATBS) seeks to enhance the skills of professionals through highly effective education on content and conceptual knowledge relevant to their professions. Approved Licensed Master Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Social Worker continuing education credits are available.

To access registrations must be done via the Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS) at https://nyslearn.ny.gov using your NY.GOV ID login. You must be an active NYS employee whose bargaining unit is PEF or M/C and a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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Capital District Region

Professional Presentation Delivery Skills

This workshop is designed for individuals who speak at or moderate meetings, deliver presentations, or participate in panel discussions. Participants will explore the guidelines for crafting and making effective presentations, the importance and role of the speaker, and how to manage nervousness associated with speaking in public. Topics include the organization and development of a presentation, an analysis of voice and diction skills, audience interaction, awareness of body language, effective listening, use of visual aids, and the role of humor.

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 19, 2017; 9 am to 4 pm
Location: Professional Development Program, Albany, NY
Provider: Empire State Training Associates
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Recognizing & Treating the Emerging Epidemic (CEUs)

This workshop will identify how and why anxiety develops in children and adolescents. Practical treatment strategies will be presented that can be applied immediately. The seven key anxiety disorders along with case examples to be addressed include: separation anxiety disorder, panic disorder, overanxious disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, phobias, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Other co-occurring disorders (e.g. behavior problems, medical conditions, depression, ADHD, learning disabilities, selective mutism) will also be discussed. Emphasis will be on creative interventions involving insight-oriented, cognitive-behavioral, biological, mindfulness, expressive arts and family systems approaches. (7.5 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education credits)

Date/Time: Wednesday, January 17, 2018; 8 am to 4 pm
Location: Albany Marriott, Rochester, NY
Provider: PESI Inc.
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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Central Region

Anxiety and Panic Disorder: Effective Strategies to Calm the Anxious Mind (CEUs)

This workshop will help participants to learn how to assess anxious habits, symptoms, and behaviors using evidence-based strategies. The strategies presented will help your client problem solve, reduce tension, and increase energy. Learn unique, effective approaches to mindfulness, cognitive therapy, and exposure, including thought-labeling, interoceptive exposure, and better-but-believable thoughts. Case studies, role-plays, demonstrations and interactive discussions will be utilized. (7.5 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education credits)

Date/Time: Friday, January 12, 2018; 8 am to 4 pm
Location: Crowne Plaza, Syracuse, NY
Provider: PESI, Inc.
Registration Deadline: Friday, January 5, 2018

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Long Island Region

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

This half-day workshop raises participants' awareness of and ability to use four attributes of EQ for interpersonal effectiveness and successful performance in the work place. Through practical scenarios and exercises, the workshop focuses on honing participants' skills in tapping their own emotional intelligence to enhance decision-making and relationship building. Participants will learn what EQ is, how to develop an awareness of emotional spectrums and adjust their own EQ responses in various situations, and discuss the impact of EQ in the workplace.

Date/Time: Monday, December 18, 2017; 12:30 pm to 4 pm
Location: Perry B. Duryea, Jr. State Office Building, Hauppauge, NY
Provider: ProKnowledge, LLC
Registration Deadline: Monday, December 11, 2017

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Mid/Lower Hudson Region

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

This half-day workshop raises participants' awareness of and ability to use four attributes of EQ for interpersonal effectiveness and successful performance in the work place. Through practical scenarios and exercises, the workshop focuses on honing participants' skills in tapping their own emotional intelligence to enhance decision-making and relationship building. Participants will learn what EQ is, how to develop an awareness of emotional spectrums and adjust their own EQ responses in various situations, and discuss the impact of EQ in the workplace.

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 19, 2017; 12:30 pm to 4 pm
Location: Office of Parks and Recreation, Fort Montgomery, NY
Provider: ProKnowledge, LLC
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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New York City Region

 

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Northern Region

 

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Western Region

Anxiety and Panic Disorder: Effective Strategies to Calm the Anxious Mind (CEUs)

This workshop will help participants to learn how to assess anxious habits, symptoms, and behaviors using evidence-based strategies. The strategies presented will help your client problem solve, reduce tension, and increase energy. Learn unique, effective approaches to mindfulness, cognitive therapy, and exposure, including thought-labeling, interoceptive exposure, and better-but-believable thoughts. Case studies, role-plays, demonstrations and interactive discussions will be utilized. (7.5 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education credits)

Date/Time: Wednesday, January 10, 2018; 8 am to 4 pm
Location: Embassy Suites, Buffalo, NY
Provider: PESI, Inc.
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, January 3, 2018

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Anxiety and Panic Disorder: Effective Strategies to Calm the Anxious Mind (CEUs)

This workshop will help participants to learn how to assess anxious habits, symptoms, and behaviors using evidence-based strategies. The strategies presented will help your client problem solve, reduce tension, and increase energy. Learn unique, effective approaches to mindfulness, cognitive therapy, and exposure, including thought-labeling, interoceptive exposure, and better-but-believable thoughts. Case studies, role-plays, demonstrations and interactive discussions will be utilized. (7.5 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education credits)

Date/Time: Thursday, January 11, 2018; 8 am to 4 pm
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Rochester, NY
Provider: PESI, Inc.
Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 4, 2018

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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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