Current Workshops

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Online Continuing Legal Education Workshops from NACLE

NACLE online workshops, which can be completed at your convenience, are for PEF and M/C attorneys who are interested in earning CLE credits. Hundreds of titles are available for registered participants to choose from. To ensure you see the full list of currently available courses, you may need to clear your cookie/cache history before you click this link: https://www.pswp.info/docs/naclepswpcourses.pdf.

Examples of available courses include: Ethics of Social Media: What Attorneys Need to Know (1.5 CLE Ethics Credits), Bias in the Legal Profession (1 CLE Diversity Credit), and Navigating Elder Law: Understanding Medicaid Eligibility (2 CLE General Credits). Affidavits are made available directly from NACLE upon request for credit and completion of the course. Upon completion of enrollment, participants will be provided with an instructional document and an email including course instructions and account details.

Date(s): January 1 - December 31

Time(s): Anytime

Location: Online

Provider: National Academy of Continuing Legal Education

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Knowledge Transfer (Online)

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.

Time(s): Anytime

Location: Online

Provider: University at Albany, Professional Development Program

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Professional Writing Mechanics (Online)

This course 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.

Time(s): Anytime

Location: Online

Provider: University at Albany, Professional Development Program

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Virtual

Anxiety Insight and Management: Holistic and Integrative Approaches to Anxiety (with CE hours) - Virtual

Anxiety is everywhere it seems and a common human phenomenon and ever-present challenge to living a full and satisfying life. This experiential workshop will address many different lenses through which we can understand, relate to and work with anxiety in our clients and ourselves including the latest research from fields such Neuroscience, Somatics and Philosophical and Spiritual Perspectives. (3 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Creative Arts Therapist, Psychoanalysts, and Psychologist continuing education contact hours)

Date(s): May 31 - May 31

Time(s): 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Location: Virtual

Provider: NYC Therapy Group, LCSW’s Psychotherapy Professionals PLLC

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Professional Writing: Composition - Virtual

This two-session (each 3 hours in length) virtual 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(s): June 3 - June 4

Time(s): 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Virtual

Provider: Capital Region Language Center, LLC

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Managing the Team Report Writing Process – Virtual

This two-session (each 3 hours in length) virtual workshop examines best practices for combining the written efforts of more than one person in one comprehensive report and is geared toward lead writers, team members, or administrators that would benefit from tools and techniques for group writing coordination. Workshop topics include how to mentor staff, provide constructive feedback, and minimize their own re-writing. This workshop will highlight the importance of using outlines to structure content, development of a writing schedule that spells out the task, and to combine the writing efforts of many pens into one cohesive, well-written clear document.

Date(s): July 2 - July 3

Time(s): 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Virtual

Provider: Capital Region Language Center, LLC

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Workplace Conflict Resolution - Virtual

This virtual workshop provides practical tools and techniques for conflict management and dispute resolution in the workplace. Topics include individual styles for resolving conflict and determining how differences impact communication. In this interactive workshop, participants will also learn the benefit of searching for root causes of potential conflict before jumping to negative conclusions about individual behavior of others.

Date(s): July 8 - July 9

Time(s): 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Virtual

Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center, SATRI

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Adapting to Change - Virtual

This virtual 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(s): July 8 - July 9

Time(s): 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Virtual

Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center, SATRI

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Capital District Classroom Workshops

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(s): June 17, 2024

Time(s): 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Professional Development Program 6th Floor, Room 610 4 Tower Place, Albany NY

Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center, SATRI

Registration Deadline: Monday, June 10, 2024

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How to Build a High-Performance Team

This full day classroom workshop introduces participants to the team building process, development, the characteristics of effective team members, and methods for developing team leaders. The roles and responsibilities of diversified team members will be examined along with the characteristics of high performing work teams. By developing successful teams, participants will learn to increase productivity and positive communication.

Date(s): June 18, 2024

Time(s): 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Professional Development Program, Albany NY

Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center, SATRI

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, June 11, 2024

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Central Classroom Workshops

No workshops currently scheduled.

Long Island Classroom Workshops

No workshops currently scheduled.

Mid/Lower Hudson Classroom Workshops

No workshops currently scheduled.

New York City Classroom Workshops

Effective Communication Techniques

This full day in-person (6 hours in length) workshop examines workplace communication between two or more people wherein the intended message is successfully delivered, received, and understood. Participants will explore how perceptions influence understanding, the impact of nonverbal communication on the way a message is perceived, and best practices for drafting tactful emails.

Date(s): June 26, 2024

Time(s): 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: PEF, New York NY

Provider: Capital Region Language Center, LLC

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, June 19, 2024

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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(s): June 27, 2024

Time(s): 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: PEF, New York NY

Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center, SATRI

Registration Deadline: Thursday, June 20, 2024

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Northern Classroom Workshops

No workshops currently scheduled.

Western Classroom Workshops

Workplace Conflict Resolution

This full day classroom workshop provides practical tools and techniques for conflict management and dispute resolution in the workplace. Topics include individual styles for resolving conflict and determining how differences impact communication. In this interactive workshop, participants will also learn the benefit of searching for root causes of potential conflict before jumping to negative conclusions about individual behavior of others.

Date(s): June 27, 2024

Time(s): 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: New York State Public Employees Federation, AFL-CIO, Cheektowaga NY

Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center, SATRI

Registration Deadline: Thursday, June 20, 2024

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