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

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

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

Decision Making and Critical Thinking

This workshop focuses on developing clear and logical thought processes 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 including customer service settings.

Date/ Time: Tuesday, February 26, 2019; 9am-4pm
Location: Buffalo Psychiatric Center, Buffalo, NY
Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center's SATRI
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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Aspiring Leaders Program

This three-day workshop provides participants with skills to lead teams and create motivating work environments that foster trust and accountability. Lecture, class discussion, and engaging activities address real-world issues.

Course topics include:

  • Leading Self and Others
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Overcoming Resistance
  • Building Coalitions
  • Effective Communication
  • Setting and Attaining Goals
  • Professionalism in the Workplace
  • Developing a Leadership Action Plan

Prior to the workshop, enrollees will be required to complete an online DiSC assessment and bring their results to the first day of class.

This workshop is open to PEF-represented employees in Grades 18-23 and M/C employees in Grades 18-M1. Supervisory approval is required. Former Leadership Development Program (LDP) graduates are not eligible to attend.

Dates/ Times: March 5, 6, and 7, 2019; 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Attendance all three days is required. Given the possibility of winter weather, we are asking participants to be available for possible attendance on Friday, March 8th in case one of the regularly scheduled training days needs to be cancelled due to severe weather.
Location: Rochester, NY
Registration Deadline: Monday, February 11, 2019

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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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