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

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): August 7, 2019

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

Location: Professional Development Program, Albany NY

Provider: Capital Region Language Center, LLC

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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Professional Presentation Delivery Skills for Non-Native English Speakers

This workshop is designed for non-native English speakers 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): August 20, 2019

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

Location: Professional Development Program, Albany NY

Provider: Capital Region Language Center, LLC

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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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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Central Classroom Workshops

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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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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Mid/Lower Hudson Classroom Workshops

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): August 14, 2019

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

Location: Professional Development Program, Albany NY

Provider: Capital Region Language Center, LLC

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 7, 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): August 21, 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: Wednesday, August 14, 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): August 28, 2019

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

Location: National Purple Heart Hall of Honor New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, New Windsor NY

Provider: Capital Region Language Center, LLC

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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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): September 5, 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, August 29, 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 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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New York City Classroom Workshops

Professional Presentation Delivery Skills for Non-Native English Speakers

This workshop is designed for non-native English speakers 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): August 2, 2019

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

Location: PEF NYC Regional Office, New York NY

Provider: Capital Region Language Center, LLC

Registration Deadline: Friday, July 26, 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): August 14, 2019

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

Location: OTDA Harlem Training Center, Manhattan NY

Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center, SATRI

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 7, 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): September 17, 2019

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

Location: PEF NYC Regional Office, New York NY

Provider: Verhoef Training, Inc.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 10, 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): September 24, 2019

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

Location: PEF NYC Regional Office, New York NY

Provider: Verhoef Training, Inc.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 17, 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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Northern 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): August 27, 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: Tuesday, August 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): August 29, 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, August 22, 2019

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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): September 24, 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: Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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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): 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

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): August 21, 2019

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

Location: NYS OPWDD Monroe Developmental Center, Rochester NY

Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center, SATRI

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 14, 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): September 9, 2019

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

Location: NYS OPWDD Monroe Development Center, Rochester NY

Provider: Empire State Training Associates

Registration Deadline: Monday, September 2, 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): September 18, 2019

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

Location: NYS DEC Avon Office, Avon NY

Provider: Parsons Child and Family Center, SATRI

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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