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 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.

Writing Mechanics (Online) is a prerequisite for this workshop.

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 1, 2017; 9 am to 4 pm
Location: Professional Development Program, Albany, NY
Provider: Adirondack Community College
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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Forensic Mental Health (with CEUs)

This workshop will provide an overview of NYS Criminal Procedure Laws 730 and 330.20 statues that govern the processes by which individuals who have committed a crime while presenting with symptoms of mental illness move from incarceration to community treatment. This workshop will also provide an overview of the evaluation process for competency to stand trial. (7 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor continuing education units)

Date/Time: Friday November 3, 2017; 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Location: Professional Development Program, Albany, NY
Provider: ConCEpt, LLC
Registration Deadline: Friday, October 27, 2017

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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: Wednesday, November 8, 2017; 9 am to 4 pm
Location: Professional Development Program, Albany, NY
Provider: Adirondack Community College
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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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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Auditing Fundamentals

This workshop provides an overview of auditing, including basic concepts, techniques, and auditing applications. Topics include the audit risk model, professional ethics, and computer auditing. Basic financial derivative transactions will also be introduced.

Date/Time: Friday, November 17, 2017; 9 am to 4 pm
Location: Professional Development Program, Albany, NY
Provider: Clare Monteau, LLC
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 10, 2017

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Auditing Fundamentals

This workshop provides an overview of auditing, including basic concepts, techniques, and auditing applications. Topics include the audit risk model, professional ethics, and computer auditing. Basic financial derivative transactions will also be introduced.

Date/Time: Friday, December 8, 2017; 9 am to 4 pm
Location: Professional Development Program, Albany, NY
Provider: Clare Monteau, LLC
Registration Deadline: Friday, December 1, 2017

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Central Region

Gender-Affirmative Treatment and Advocacy for Transgender Clients and Their Families (with CEUs)

This workshop will discuss a variety of topics related to working with transgender clients and their families. Topics include: basic concepts and language related to gender diversity and gender transition, specific interventions for working with transgender clients at various stages of the lifespan including: transgender youth and their families, transgender couples, and transgender parents, and gender-affirmative model that lays the foundation for all of these interventions and strategies for advocacy in schools, workplaces, and other settings. (6 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 8, 2017; 9 am to 4:30 pm
Location: Cortland Extension Center, Cortland, NY
Provider: Tompkins Cortland Community College
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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Long Island Region

The Forensic Mental Health Professional: An Overview of Responsibilities, Regulations, and Issues (with CEUs)

This workshop will provide an overview of NYS Criminal Procedure Laws 730 and 330.20 statues that govern the processes by which individuals who have committed a crime while presenting with symptoms of mental illness move from incarceration to community treatment. This workshop will also assist workers in using an interdisciplinary approach in writing the forensic mental health report. (6 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor continuing education units)

Date/Time: Friday, December 1, 2017; 9 am to 4 pm
Location: Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus
Provider: Long Island University
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 24, 2017

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Mid/Lower Hudson Region

 

 

 

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New York City 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 12, 2017; 9 am to 4 pm
Location: OTDA Training Center, New York, NY
Provider: Empire State Training Associates
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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Northern Region

 

 

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Western Region

Trauma, Attachment, Affect Dysregulation and Shame: Treating the Seeds and the Cycle of Self-Destructive Behaviors (w/ CEUs)

This workshop focuses on developing clear and logical thought process which enable effective decision making. Participants learn how to critically evaluate and process information and make the best decision from it. Topics to be discussed include formulating reasoned ideas, interpreting information, and recognizing and overcoming barriers to critical thinking. Participants will practice applying critical thinking and decision-making processes to work-related discussions and assignments.

(6 approved Licensed Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Creative Arts Therapist, Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date/Time: Thursday, November 30, 2017; 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Location: Buffalo Psychiatric Center, Buffalo, NY
Provider: Lisa Ferentz
Registration Deadline: Thursday, November 23, 2017

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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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