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-represented and M/C attorneys who are interested in earning CLE credits. Hundreds of titles are available for registered participants to choose from. The full list of currently available courses is available at 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): February 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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Capital District Classroom Workshops

Structured Query Language (SQL) Advanced

This workshop goes beyond the basics of SQL to modify the information contained in databases 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(s): September 26, 2019

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

Location: MicroKnowledge, Latham NY

Provider: MicroKnowledge, Inc., Computer Training & Consulting

Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 19, 2019

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Medical Art Therapy Strategies for Mental Health Professionals: Building Resilience and Hope (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn how art therapy can provide dynamic opportunities for clients to build their resilience by developing personal imagery that strengthens and empowers them to be active participants in their own healing process. Case study presentation will demonstrate how these modalities facilitated resilience-building, distraction from pain, regained sense of control, and the agency necessary to face and become active participants in managing their medical challenges and healing. Art therapy strategies will be presented and participants will be given the opportunity to engage in art making that employs two such strategies - triptych and mask making - experiencing these strategies first hand for future professional application with this population. (6 approved Licensed Master Social Work, Licensed Clinical Social Work, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor continuing education credits)

Date(s): September 27, 2019

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

Location: UAlbany Downtown Campus, Albany NY

Provider: University at Albany, School of Social Welfare

Registration Deadline: Friday, September 20, 2019

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Principles of Investigative Techniques

This two-day workshop provides employees with an introduction to the investigation process for purposes of fact-finding and information gathering in regards to compliance, violations, fraud, and abuse. The course covers four main topics: investigative interviewing, note taking, preparing investigative reports, and testifying. The course examines techniques for interviewing various subjects including: complainants, witnesses, victims, and employees. Additionally, participants will learn how to prepare for and conduct investigative interviews, strategies for detecting deception, when and how to take notes, how to prepare investigation reports using interview notes, and how to present testimony based on the investigation process. The workshop relies on interaction between the instructor and participants with case studies and practical exercises.

Date(s): October 1, October 2, 2019

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

Location: Professional Development Program, Albany NY

Provider: Monroe Community College, MCC Corporate College

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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The Opioid Epidemic and Mental Health: Addressing the Issue through a Social Work Framework and Life Course Perspective (with CEUs)

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn the background of the issue, original research on opioids and mental health across the lifespan, and evidence-based recommendations for social work practitioners. (3 approved Licensed Master Social Work, Licensed Clinical Social Work, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor continuing education credits)

Date(s): October 18, 2019

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

Location: UAlbany Downtown Campus, Albany NY

Provider: University at Albany, School of Social Welfare

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 11, 2019

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Dual Diagnoses: Using Lifestyle Changes to Enhance Client Outcome (with CEUs)

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn brief therapeutic practices that can be utilized and taught during group or individual sessions to improve and enhance the recovery process. The emotional and physical benefits of daily lifestyle changes will be examined. We will also look at how stress undermines this process and use a proactive and strength-based perspective to counteract the potential negative effects of stress. This training is most appropriate for clinicians in the beginning to intermediate levels as well as Master’s level students working in mental health and substance abuse settings. Because this workshop is highly experiential, informal attire is recommended. (3 approved Licensed Master Social Work, Licensed Clinical Social Work, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor continuing education credits)

Date(s): October 18, 2019

Time(s): 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: UAlbany Downtown Campus, Albany NY

Provider: University at Albany, School of Social Welfare

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 11, 2019

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Principles of Investigative Techniques

This two-day workshop provides employees with an introduction to the investigation process for purposes of fact-finding and information gathering in regards to compliance, violations, fraud, and abuse. The course covers four main topics: investigative interviewing, note taking, preparing investigative reports, and testifying. The course examines techniques for interviewing various subjects including: complainants, witnesses, victims, and employees. Additionally, participants will learn how to prepare for and conduct investigative interviews, strategies for detecting deception, when and how to take notes, how to prepare investigation reports using interview notes, and how to present testimony based on the investigation process. The workshop relies on interaction between the instructor and participants with case studies and practical exercises.

Date(s): November 5, November 6, 2019

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

Location: Professional Development Program, Albany NY

Provider: Monroe Community College, MCC Corporate College

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

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Professional Writing: Mechanics for Non-Native English Speakers

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. This workshop focuses on the basics of grammar and writing mechanics and the barriers to clear writing in the English language by non-native English speakers.

Date(s): November 6, 2019

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

Location: Professional Development Program, Albany NY

Provider: Capital Region Language Center, LLC

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

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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(s): November 7, 2019

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

Location: Professional Development Program, Albany NY

Provider: Capital Region Language Center, LLC

Registration Deadline: Thursday, October 31, 2019

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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(s): November 8, 2019

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

Location: Professional Development Program, Albany NY

Provider: Capital Region Language Center, LLC

Registration Deadline: Friday, November 1, 2019

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Central Classroom Workshops

Emotional Regulation: Teaching Teens Coping Strategies and Stress Management Skills (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn rapport-building strategies, techniques to address and break through resistance, and stress management/coping skills designed to help teens navigate life in a healthy manner. (6 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date(s): October 4, 2019

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

Location: Ithaca Extension Center, Ithaca NY

Provider: Tompkins Cortland Community College, BIZ/Corporate and Community Partnerships

Registration Deadline: Friday, September 20, 2019

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Managing Multiple Priorities

This workshop is designed to help develop skills in setting goals, prioritizing, and managing simultaneous responsibilities and activities in today's fast-paced work environments. Participants will learn how to take control of their workday to help enhance productivity and success while minimizing stress.

Date(s): October 8, 2019

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

Location: Department of Transportation (North Syracuse), Syracuse NY

Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center, SATRI

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

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The Challenge of Working with Individuals with Personality Disorders (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will define and identify personality disorders. Learn how to recognize personality disorders, identify treatment options, and recognize frequent co-occurring disorders. (6 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date(s): October 10, 2019

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

Location: Ithaca Extension Center, Ithaca ny

Provider: Tompkins Cortland Community College, BIZ/Corporate and Community Partnerships

Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 26, 2019

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The Shame Spiral: Release Shame and Cultivate Healthy Attachment in Clients with Anxiety, Trauma, Depression and Relational Difficulties (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn how to help clients end avoidance, face their shame, and rewrite their story of dysfunctional self-worth and condemnation into one of compassionate acceptance. (7.5 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date(s): October 11, 2019

Time(s): 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Crowne Plaza Syracuse, Syracuse NY

Provider: PESI, Inc, Finance

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

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Helping Youth Develop Resiliency and Address Life Changes (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn how to help teens build resiliency skills for the various life domains, develop strength-based problem-solving skills, and re-establish equilibrium in the aftermath of trauma. (6 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date(s): October 25, 2019

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

Location: Ithaca Extension Center, Ithaca NY

Provider: Tompkins Cortland Community College, BIZ/Corporate and Community Partnerships

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 11, 2019

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Understanding EMDR Therapy and Its Applications (with CEUs)

In this clinical workshop, participants will gain an understanding of the EMDR Therapy model. Participants will learn the basics of how EMDR works and the multiple issues it is used to treat, as well as how you can integrate the use of EMDR into your clinical practice. (3 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date(s): November 1, 2019

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

Location: Cortland Extension Center, Cortland NY

Provider: Tompkins Cortland Community College, BIZ/Corporate and Community Partnerships

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 18, 2019

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Difficult Behaviors, Not Difficult Kids: The Impact of Trauma on Child Development (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will explore how trauma impacts a child’s developing brain, resulting in the development of behaviors that are sometimes difficult to manage. You will also explore several interventions to address these challenging behaviors. (3 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date(s): November 1, 2019

Time(s): 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Cortland Extension Center, Cortland NY

Provider: Tompkins Cortland Community College, BIZ/Corporate and Community Partnerships

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 18, 2019

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Complex Trauma: From Understanding to Intervention (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn the differences between single event PTSD and complex trauma, the effects of trauma on the brain and attachment, the role of dissociation in complex trauma, and will provide you with essential interventions you can begin using immediately. (6 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date(s): November 15, 2019

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

Location: Cortland Extension Center, Cortland NY

Provider: Tompkins Cortland Community College, BIZ/Corporate and Community Partnerships

Registration Deadline: Friday, November 1, 2019

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Cognitive Brief Therapy for Substance Use Disorders (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn evidence-based, cognitive behavioral methods for helping patients with addictions improve their motivation to change, identify and moderate their addiction related beliefs, manage their cravings more effectively, improve their mood states via self-help methods, and utilize a range of adaptive 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(s): December 4, 2019

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

Location: Tompkins Cortland Community College, Dryden NY

Provider: Tompkins Cortland Community College, BIZ/Corporate and Community Partnerships

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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Navigating Domestic Violence and Trauma (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will uncover the dynamics of interpersonal violence, including the prevalence, the cycle of abuse, experiences of survivors, community resources, and safety planning. You will learn about trauma, including how trauma impacts the brain, behaviors, and long-term outcomes for survivors. Gain an increased capacity to work with victims and survivors by learning basic skills for grounding and de-escalation, and best practices for trauma informed care in domestic violence situations. (3 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date(s): December 11, 2019

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

Location: Cortland Extension Center, Cortland NY

Provider: Tompkins Cortland Community College, BIZ/Corporate and Community Partnerships

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 27, 2019

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Long Island Classroom Workshops

Professional Writing: Mechanics for Non-Native English Speakers

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. This workshop focuses on the basics of grammar and writing mechanics and the barriers to clear writing in the English language by non-native English speakers.

Date(s): September 26, 2019

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

Location: DMV Long Island Regional Training Center, Massapequa NY

Provider: Clare Monteau LLC

Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 19, 2019

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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(s): October 16, 2019

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

Location: DMV Long Island Regional Training Center, Massapequa NY

Provider: Clare Monteau LLC

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

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The Missing Stage of Grief: Clinical Strategies to Overcome Anxiety in the Wake of Loss (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn practical techniques, skills and tools needed to take your practice beyond Kübler-Ross’ five stages and help clients process their grief on a deeper level, manage their anxiety, find relief, and reclaim their lives. Step-by-step guidance will fully prepare you to employ a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy, deep grief processing, and meditation techniques to help clients unpack their fears about mortality, better bare vulnerability, and get their anxiety under control so they can come to terms with their losses. (7.5 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date(s): October 18, 2019

Time(s): 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Courtyard Long Island MacArthur Airport, Ronkonkoma NY

Provider: PESI, Inc, Finance

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

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Oppositional, Aggressive, Attention-Seeking & Uncooperative Children, Teens and Young Adults: High-Impact Strategies to Reduce Chronic Misbehavior (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn how to stop pre-delinquent clients’ manipulations such as victim playing, power struggling, denial, minimizing, defiance, evasive lying, excuse making, blaming, and justifying. Learn key strategies for “reading” misbehavior to uncover its underlying needs and motivations. Discover powerful techniques to divert and reduce hostility and revenge in oppositional, predatory, violent adolescents and young adults. Introduce presocial adaptive behaviors that develop conscience and satisfy their unmet needs that trigger misbehavior. (7.5 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor continuing education units)

Date(s): October 31, 2019

Time(s): 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Holiday Inn Plainview-Long Island, Plainview NY

Provider: PESI, Inc, Finance

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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Interpersonal Communication Skills

This workshop examines interpersonal skills that are used in the workplace. Participants will learn how to manage relationships with their supervisor and peers, and how to improve listening skills to enhance the positive flow of information. The role of communication in effectively delegating work assignments, strengthening staff morale, improving face-to-face communication, and handling difficult situations in the workplace will also be addressed.

Date(s): November 26, 2019

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

Location: Department of Motor Vehicles Long Island Regional Training Center, Massapequa NY

Provider: Empire State Training Associates

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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Managing Multiple Priorities

This workshop is designed to help develop skills in setting goals, prioritizing, and managing simultaneous responsibilities and activities in today's fast-paced work environments. Participants will learn how to take control of their workday to help enhance productivity and success while minimizing stress.

Date(s): December 17, 2019

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

Location: Department of Motor Vehicles Long Island Regional Training Center, Massapequa NY

Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center, SATRI

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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Conflict Resolution

In this interactive workshop, participants have an opportunity to improve their skills in dealing with and managing conflict. The workshop provides practical tools and techniques for conflict management and dispute resolution. Topics include conflict theory, individual styles for resolving conflict, differentiating between positions and interests, and determining how differences impact communication. The focus is upon making the participants more effective problem solvers.

Date(s): December 18, 2019

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

Location: Department of Motor Vehicles Long Island Regional Training Center, Massapequa NY

Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center, SATRI

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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Mid/Lower Hudson Classroom Workshops

Conflict Resolution

In this interactive workshop, participants have an opportunity to improve their skills in dealing with and managing conflict. The workshop provides practical tools and techniques for conflict management and dispute resolution. Topics include conflict theory, individual styles for resolving conflict, differentiating between positions and interests, and determining how differences impact communication. The focus is upon making the participants more effective problem solvers.

Date(s): October 3, 2019

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

Location: Eleanor Roosevelt State Office Building, Poughkeepsie NY

Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center, SATRI

Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 26, 2019

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The Missing Stage of Grief: Clinical Strategies to Overcome Anxiety in the Wake of Loss (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn practical techniques, skills and tools needed to take your practice beyond Kübler-Ross’ five stages and help clients process their grief on a deeper level, manage their anxiety, find relief, and reclaim their lives. Step-by-step guidance will fully prepare you to employ a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy, deep grief processing, and meditation techniques to help clients unpack their fears about mortality, better bare vulnerability, and get their anxiety under control so they can come to terms with their losses. (7.5 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date(s): October 16, 2019

Time(s): 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Nanuet, Nanuet NY

Provider: PESI, Inc, Finance

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

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Oppositional, Aggressive, Attention-Seeking & Uncooperative Children, Teens and Young Adults: High-Impact Strategies to Reduce Chronic Misbehavior (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn how to stop pre-delinquent clients’ manipulations such as victim playing, power struggling, denial, minimizing, defiance, evasive lying, excuse making, blaming, and justifying. Learn key strategies for “reading” misbehavior to uncover its underlying needs and motivations. Discover powerful techniques to divert and reduce hostility and revenge in oppositional, predatory, violent adolescents and young adults. Introduce presocial adaptive behaviors that develop conscience and satisfy their unmet needs that trigger misbehavior. (7.5 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor continuing education units)

Date(s): October 30, 2019

Time(s): 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, White Plains ny

Provider: PESI, Inc, Finance

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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New York City Classroom Workshops

The Missing Stage of Grief: Clinical Strategies to Overcome Anxiety in the Wake of Loss (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn practical techniques, skills and tools needed to take your practice beyond Kübler-Ross’ five stages and help clients process their grief on a deeper level, manage their anxiety, find relief, and reclaim their lives. Step-by-step guidance will fully prepare you to employ a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy, deep grief processing, and meditation techniques to help clients unpack their fears about mortality, better bare vulnerability, and get their anxiety under control so they can come to terms with their losses. (7.5 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date(s): October 17, 2019

Time(s): 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Radisson Martinique on Broadway, New York NY

Provider: PESI, Inc, Finance

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

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Key Strategies for Working with Personality Disorders (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn often times the very thing a person with a personality disorder needs help with obstructs their ability to receive the help they need in the first place. An array of dysfunctional thoughts, misdirected feelings and behaviors can all add to the intensity with which relationships are attended to. Therefore, learning how to harness and utilize the power inherent in the therapeutic relationship is paramount for clinicians so that they can better support their clients in developing greater insight into the nature of their symptoms and their ability to manage their symptoms. (6 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Creative Arts Therapist, and Psychoanalysts continuing education credits)

Date(s): October 22, 2019

Time(s): 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Location: Christ Church Riverdale, Bronx NY

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

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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Conflict Resolution

In this interactive workshop, participants have an opportunity to improve their skills in dealing with and managing conflict. The workshop provides practical tools and techniques for conflict management and dispute resolution. Topics include conflict theory, individual styles for resolving conflict, differentiating between positions and interests, and determining how differences impact communication. The focus is upon making the participants more effective problem solvers.

Date(s): October 23, 2019

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

Location: PEF NYC Regional Office, New York NY

Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center, SATRI

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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Oppositional, Aggressive, Attention-Seeking & Uncooperative Children, Teens and Young Adults: High-Impact Strategies to Reduce Chronic Misbehavior (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn how to stop pre-delinquent clients’ manipulations such as victim playing, power struggling, denial, minimizing, defiance, evasive lying, excuse making, blaming, and justifying. Learn key strategies for “reading” misbehavior to uncover its underlying needs and motivations. Discover powerful techniques to divert and reduce hostility and revenge in oppositional, predatory, violent adolescents and young adults. Introduce presocial adaptive behaviors that develop conscience and satisfy their unmet needs that trigger misbehavior. (7.5 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor continuing education units)

Date(s): November 1, 2019

Time(s): 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Radisson Martinique New York, New York NY

Provider: PESI, Inc, Finance

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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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. Participants must complete the NYS GOER Writing Mechanics (Online) course component prior to attending the classroom portion of this workshop.

Date(s): November 19, 2019

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

Location: PEF NYC Regional Office, New York NY

Provider: Verhoef Training, Inc.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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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(s): November 20, 2019

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

Location: PEF NYC Regional Office, New York NY

Provider: Verhoef Training, Inc.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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Northern Classroom Workshops

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): September 26, 2019

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

Location: Sunmount DDSO Talent Development & Training, Tupper Lake NY

Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center, SATRI

Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 19, 2019

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Western Classroom Workshops

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(s): October 3, 2019

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

Location: Buffalo Psychiatric Center, Buffalo NY

Provider: Empire State Training Associates

Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 26, 2019

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The Shame Spiral: Release Shame and Cultivate Healthy Attachment in Clients with Anxiety, Trauma, Depression and Relational Difficulties (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn how to help clients end avoidance, face their shame, and rewrite their story of dysfunctional self-worth and condemnation into one of compassionate acceptance. (7.5 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date(s): October 9, 2019

Time(s): 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Buffalo Downtown, Buffalo NY

Provider: PESI, Inc, Finance

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

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The Shame Spiral: Release Shame and Cultivate Healthy Attachment in Clients with Anxiety, Trauma, Depression and Relational Difficulties (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn how to help clients end avoidance, face their shame, and rewrite their story of dysfunctional self-worth and condemnation into one of compassionate acceptance. (7.5 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Date(s): October 10, 2019

Time(s): 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Rochester Downtown, Rochester NY

Provider: PESI, Inc, Finance

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

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