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.

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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Zur Institute eLearning (with CEUs)

The Zur Institute offers unique courses and perspectives that are rarely offered elsewhere. Zur Institute offers continuing education courses for Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, Psychologist, and Marriage and Family Therapists. Course format include articles, audios, and videos. (approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

Time(s): Anytime

Location: Online

Provider: Zur Institute, Inc.

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Capital District Classroom Workshops

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(s): November 27, 2019

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

Location: MicroKnowledge, Latham NY

Provider: MicroKnowledge, Inc., Computer Training & Consulting

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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Borderline, Narcissistic, Antisocial and Histrionic Personality Disorders: Effective Treatments for Challenging Clients (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will gain knowledge, skills, and abilities to identify and treat the most difficult personality disordered clients. Better understand clients with Antisocial, Narcissist, Histrionic and Borderline Personality Disorder and make a breakthrough in clinical treatment. Case studies and video examples will be used to illustrate client symptom presentation, treatment, and management of each Cluster B client type. Explore various modalities that are effective with antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic, and borderline personality disorders, such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioral, Interpersonal, and Dialectical therapies. Each of these theories will be explored to provide solid and useable skills to include in your daily practice. (7.5 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor continuing education units)

Date(s): December 5, 2019

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

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Albany/SUNY Area, Albany NY

Provider: PESI, Inc, Finance

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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Practice Skills for Working with LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will learn how to facilitate the development of skills for affirming practice with child welfare involved LGBTQ youth, with particular attention to transgender and nonbinary youth of color. Presenters’ own research with LGBTQ youth will be shared and strength-based practice strategies for creating heightened safety, affirmation and permanency will be introduced and practiced. (6 approved Licensed Master Social Work, Licensed Clinical Social Work, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor continuing education credits)

Date(s): December 6, 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, November 29, 2019

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Central Classroom Workshops

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

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

Borderline, Narcissistic, Antisocial and Histrionic Personality Disorders: Effective Treatments for Challenging Clients (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will gain knowledge, skills, and abilities to identify and treat the most difficult personality disordered clients. Better understand clients with Antisocial, Narcissist, Histrionic and Borderline Personality Disorder and make a breakthrough in clinical treatment. Case studies and video examples will be used to illustrate client symptom presentation, treatment, and management of each Cluster B client type. Explore various modalities that are effective with antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic, and borderline personality disorders, such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioral, Interpersonal, and Dialectical therapies. Each of these theories will be explored to provide solid and useable skills to include in your daily practice. (7.5 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor continuing education units)

Date(s): December 4, 2019

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

Location: Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, Poughkeepsie NY

Provider: PESI, Inc, Finance

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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New York City Classroom Workshops

Meeting the Grieving: Working with Loss, Grief & Mourning (with CEUs)

In this workshop, participants will identify how we understand loss of all kinds and how we understand the processing of grief will inform how we relate to our clients who are struggling to process their individual and shared experiences of loss and grief. This full day class will be a mix of lecture, group discussion and experiential practices. (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): December 10, 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, December 3, 2019

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Northern Classroom Workshops

No workshops currently scheduled.

Western Classroom Workshops

No workshops currently scheduled.