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

Legalized Cannabis in New York: Information for Healthcare Professionals - Virtual

This workshop introduces the impact of legalized cannabis on healthcare practice in New York. Topics to be addressed include an overview of cannabis regulation in New York State under the Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA), including the intersection between state and federal law; an overview of the evidence base for the risks, benefits, side effects, and drug interactions in marijuana use; and ethical and legal considerations.

Date(s): July 24 - July 25

Time(s): 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Virtual

Provider: Org-Ology

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Technical Writing for IT Professionals - Virtual

This four-session (each 3 hours in length) virtual workshop will assist IT professionals in producing written material in the workplace for the non-technical internal and external audience. The workshop covers how to plan and organize IT related materials into emails, letters, memoranda, and other writing formats. Participants will review grammatical fundamentals and strategies for communicating technical content to non-technical readers. Participants will learn how to simply present complex technical information.

Date(s): August 19 - August 22

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

Location: Virtual

Provider: Org-Ology

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Capital District Classroom Workshops

Project Management Intermediate (w/PDUs)

This workshop is intended for participants who have already learned the fundamentals of project management and are now ready to explore further best practices utilizing the Project Management Institute (PMI) framework and an organizational Project Life Cycle (PLC) methodology. Participants should have either taken the Project Management Fundamentals workshop or have commensurate Project Management fundamentals experience. A brief review of the Originating, Initiating, and Planning phases of Project Management is included at the start of the workshop. Upon completion of this workshop 7 Professional Development Units (PDU) will be awarded.1

Date(s): August 1, 2024

Time(s): 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Professional Development Program, Albany NY

Provider: Verhoef Training, Inc.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, July 25, 2024

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Project Management for IT Professionals (w/PDUs)

This two day workshop will utilize the Project Management Institute (PMI) framework to develop and formalize basic project management skills in leaders on IT project teams who may already be managing projects. Topics include an overview of the PMI Project Management Lifecycle, Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), PM roles and responsibilities, overview of project schedules including estimating techniques, dependencies and critical path, establishing project baselines, project status reporting and project closure. Upon completion of this workshop 14 Professional Development Units (PDU) will be awarded.

Date(s): August 21, August 22, 2024

Time(s): 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Professional Development Program, Albany NY

Provider: Verhoef Training, Inc.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 14, 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

No workshops currently scheduled.

Northern Classroom Workshops

No workshops currently scheduled.

Western Classroom Workshops

Data Analysis: Advanced

This two-day workshop continues to develop the skills to analyze data. Topics include multiple regression, regression modeling, analysis of variation, multiple comparison procedures, and nonparametric methods. Data sets are provided for practice in building statistical analysis skills. The workshop uses Microsoft Excel for learning about data analysis. Each participant will be required to participate in all exercises using a computer. Prerequisite: Familiarity with Excel, including knowing how to enter simple formulas and use built-in functions. Attending the basic data analysis workshop as well as an introductory statistics course is recommended.

Date(s): July 23, July 24, 2024

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

Location: MicroKnowledge/New Horizons, Buffalo NY

Provider: MicroKnowledge/Logical Operations, Inc.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, July 16, 2024

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Audit Report Writing

This workshop provides auditors with the skills to produce clear and objective audit reports. Participants will learn how to organize information (facts, conclusions, inferences, and judgments) from audits into reports that are understandable and objective to the reader. This workshop will assist auditors in developing properly written and supported audit findings, and will provide a template of an audit report.

Date(s): August 1, 2024

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

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

Provider: Org-Ology

Registration Deadline: Thursday, July 25, 2024

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Preparing Written Communication for Executives

This full day (6 hours in length) workshop will provide participants with techniques for improving written communications to executive management, including strategies for preparing high level communications in a clear, concise, grammatically correct (including sentence structure) format. The use of persuasive writing skills such as diplomacy, tact, and appropriate level of detail when communicating with executives and leadership will also be covered. This workshop is designed for employees who regularly communicate with executive leadership in written form. This workshop will be interactive, where participants will have the opportunity to practice writing techniques taught and receive feedback from the instructor or another subject matter expert. This workshop will include a focus on the importance of proofreading communications to avoid typos and basic grammatical errors.

Date(s): August 8, 2024

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

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

Provider: Capital Region Language Center, LLC

Registration Deadline: Thursday, August 1, 2024

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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): August 14, 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: Wednesday, August 7, 2024

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Assessing Lethality (with CE hours)

This is a skill-focused course on how to assess and respond to adults with psychiatric emergencies where there is a risk of lethality (suicidal/ homicidal/self-harm). It will include identification of high-risk factors and how to conduct lethality assessments for individuals, including those who are diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness and/or under the influence of substances. Participants will learn the levels of lethality; how to use lethality assessment tools and rating scales; how to complete documentation of services which reflect clinical assessments in accordance with the most current evidence and best practices; how to create an intervention plan for identified lethality, and when it is appropriate in professional social work practice to break confidentiality based on a current lethality assessment. NYSED LMSW & LCSW CEs/Contact Hours: 12.5 Live In-Person; NYSED LMHC CEs/Contact Hours: 12.5 Live In-Person; NYSED LMFT CEs/Contact Hours: 12.5 Live In-Person; NYSED LCAT CEs/Contact Hours: 12.5 Live In-Person; NYSED PSY CEs/Contact Hours: 12.5 Live In-Person; NYS OASAS Provider #0045: 12.5 hours for: CPP & CPS Initial, Section 1; CASAC, CPP & CPS Renewal

Date(s): August 15, August 16, 2024

Time(s): 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY

Provider: University at Buffalo, School of Social Work

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, July 16, 2024

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