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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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

Compassion and Loving-kindness in Practice (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants learn about the research on self-compassion, compassion, mindfulness, and lovingkindness practice and their impacts on emotional wellbeing, empathy, health, and interpersonal functioning. Participants engage in critical inquiry about personal and cultural barriers to compassion and self-compassion as they learn about and engage in lovingkindness practice. The workshop offers ways to incorporate these practices for oneself and for clients. (3 approved Licensed Master Social Work, Licensed Clinical Social Work, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor continuing education credits).

Date/ Time: Friday, April 13, 2018; 9am-12pm
Location: UAlbany Downtown Campus
Provider: University at Albany School of Social Welfare
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 6, 2018

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Mobilizing Action for Resilient Communities: Addressing ACEs & trauma using the restorative integral support (RIS) model (with CEUs)

This workshop will provide a review of ACE research and present the RIS model for ACE Response. The workshop addresses: how the RIS model can help facilitate community capacity building for ACE Response through the power of social networks and peer supports; implications for community, program, and university leadership and partnerships; role of leaders in policy and system-redesign; and identify new partnership opportunities, making connections across sectors and through related concerns. (3 approved Licensed Master Social Work, Licensed Clinical Social Work, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor continuing education credits).

Date/ Time: Friday, April 13, 2018; 1pm-4pm
Location: UAlbany Downtown Campus
Provider: University at Albany School of Social Welfare
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 6, 2018

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Central Region

Theory and Practice of Motivational Interviewing (with CEUs)

In this workshop, you will learn the techniques of motivational interviewing, how to apply them in your clinical work, and particularly in the context of substance abuse treatment. (6 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date/ Time: Wednesday, March 28, 2018; 9am-4pm
Location: Ithaca Extension Center
Provider: Tompkins Cortland Community College
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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Chemically Dependent Family Systems (with CEUs)

In this workshop, you will gain greater insight into the dynamics surrounding chemically dependent family systems, learn intervention strategies that support all family members, and to design treatment plans that capitalize on family strengths and resources. (6 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date/ Time: Friday, April 20, 2018; 9am-4pm
Location: Ithaca Extension Center
Provider: Tompkins Cortland Community College
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 13, 2018

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Anxiety Camp: A Workshop for Therapists (with CEUs)

In this workshop, you will learn how to incorporate the principles of Anxiety Camp into your practice. Anxiety Camp is a community-based psychoeducational program that teaches anxiety sufferers and their families how to become their own anxiety therapist, combining principles from cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindful awareness, physical relaxation, and assertive communications skills. (6 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date/ Time: Wednesday, May 2, 2018; 9am-4pm
Location: Cortland Extension Center
Provider: Tompkins Cortland Community College
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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Working with Attachment Disordered Youth (with CEUs)

In this workshop, you will learn about the diagnostic criteria surrounding attachment disorders, intervention and support strategies for both youth and parents/guardians, and treatment methods that yield the greatest success. (6 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date/ Time: Friday, June 1, 2018; 9am-4pm
Location: Ithaca Extension Center
Provider: Tompkins Cortland Community College
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 25, 2018

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The Immediate and Ongoing Consequences of Bullying (with CEUs)

In this workshop, you will learn what the most important consequences for children, adolescents, and adults are. What should we look for to identify children involved in bullying? What is the impact seen in adults and in adult relationships because of childhood bullying? (2 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date/ Time: Tuesday, June 12, 2018; 2:30pm-5pm
Location: Cortland Extension Center
Provider: Tompkins Cortland Community College
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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Long Island Region

 

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Mid/Lower Hudson Region

 

 

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New York City Region

Structured Query Language (SQL) Basics

This workshop will cover the basics of SQL to effectively transform information contained in databases into information that is usable by report writers, web sites or other mediums. Lectures and exercises will focus on extracting and manipulating information from databases through SQL. The workshop assumes that users have a basic understanding of relational database concepts.

Date/ Time: Monday, March 26, 2018; 9am-4pm
Location: TCCIT Solutions, New York, NY
Provider: MicroKnowledge, Inc.
Registration Deadline: Monday, March 19, 2018

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Depressed, Bipolar or Borderline (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn a four-part, clinical diagnostic method to distinguish patients with borderline personality and unipolar depression from those with bipolar illnesses. Clinicians will learn about why, despite widespread use, antidepressants, atypical antipsychotics, and lamotrigine (Lamictal) should not form the foundation of treatment for bipolar illness. They will also learn about the medications that work in acute bipolar depression and that have been proven effective in the long-term. (7 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor continuing education units)

Date/ Time: Friday, April 20, 2018;9am-5pm
Location/ Provider: NYU Silver School of Social Work
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 13, 2018

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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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