Current PSWP Workshop Offerings

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Map of PSWP Regions

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

Relias eLearning (with CEUs)

Using online technology, Relias seeks to improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of society and those who care for them by providing the professionals working with them relevant and timely learning experiences. Relias’s intuitive user interface makes learning engaging and enjoyable. Approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Physical Therapist, Occupation Therapist, Dietitian, Registered Nurse, and Speech-Language Pathologist continuing education units 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) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Physical Therapist (PT) or Occupation Therapist (OT) or Dietitian or Registered Nurse (RN) or Speech-Language Pathologist.

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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: Composition for Non-Native English Speakers

This workshop provides participants with 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 and the barriers to clear writing in the English language by non-native English speakers.

Date/ Time: Thursday, January 3, 2019; 9am-4pm
Location: Professional Development Program, Albany, NY
Provider: Capital Region Language Center, LLC
Registration Deadline: Thursday, December 27, 2018

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Adapting to Change

In this workshop, participants learn skills that are needed to adjust to constantly shifting workplace demands. Topics include: viewing change as an opportunity; understanding the physical impact of change; developing "change hardiness"; achieving flexibility in the face of new demands; and predicting the paths of change.

Date/ Time: Tuesday, January 22, 2019; 9am-4pm
Location: Professional Development Program, Albany, NY
Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center's SATRI
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

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Central Region

 

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Long Island Region

 

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Mid/Lower Hudson Region

Preventing Compassion Fatigue for Health Care Professionals

This workshop will discuss how stress impacts the body, how to recognize signs/symptoms of compassion fatigue, stress management techniques, and self-care strategies. The workshop will also discuss balancing your role as a health care professional.

Date/ Time: Wednesday, March 13, 2019; 9am-4pm
Location: National Purple Heart Hall of Honor, New Windsor, NY
Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center's SATRI
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

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New York City Region

 

Preventing Compassion Fatigue for Health Care Professionals

This workshop will discuss how stress impacts the body, how to recognize signs/symptoms of compassion fatigue, stress management techniques, and self-care strategies. The workshop will also discuss balancing your role as a health care professional.

Date/ Time: Tuesday, March 12, 2019; 9am-4pm
Location: PEF Regional Office, NY, NY
Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center's SATRI
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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Northern Region

 

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Western Region

 

 

 

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It is the policy of the State of New York to provide for and promote equal opportunity in employment and equal access to all programs and services without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, military status, disability, marital status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, arrest record, previous conviction record, and any other status or condition protected by law.

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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