• Become a certified project management professional 

    Become a certified project management professional 

    If you want to become a certified project management professional, you need 35 Professional Development Unit (PDU) hours and a duration of professional project management experience based on your education level before you take the exam.   The Public Service Workshop Program has three free courses to help you obtain those hours.  Project Management Fundamentals...

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  • Oct. 28: An Introduction to Solution-Focused Brief Therapy 

    Oct. 28: An Introduction to Solution-Focused Brief Therapy 

    This virtual course, from 9 a.m. to noon October 28, is oriented toward those who have limited knowledge of solution-focused brief therapy as a treatment model and who might be interested in learning more prior to committing to a training.   The course begins with a survey of participants’ awareness of the model. Topics covered: what...

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  • Oct. 20: Trauma-informed Supervision 

    Oct. 20: Trauma-informed Supervision 

    Supervisors are entrusted with the professional development of their supervisees and students. They come to the profession with a wide range of lived experiences, including trauma.   This virtual workshop, from 1 to 4 p.m. October 20, will present an overview of trauma-informed care as a concept on both an individual and systems level.   Studies show...

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  • Oct. 6: Expressive Arts and Experiential Exercises in the Psychotherapy Space 

    Oct. 6: Expressive Arts and Experiential Exercises in the Psychotherapy Space 

    As therapists and counselors, talking through matters with clients is our most relied-upon method for trying to help them. But talk alone can only get us so far.   This virtual workshop, from noon to 1:30 p.m. October 6, will provide space for participants to explore different ways for using creative and expressive arts techniques and...

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  • October 28: Hiding in Plain Sight: How Sexual Violence Manifests in the Classroom, Workplace and the Community

    October 28: Hiding in Plain Sight: How Sexual Violence Manifests in the Classroom, Workplace and the Community

    Sexual violence is a pervasive, often hidden problem, which is still sometimes viewed as an individual problem only being perpetrated by a handful of “bad people.” The reality is something different; sexual violence remains a pervasive problem mainly because we still hold on to stereotypes, attitudes and belief systems that allow a culture of sexual...

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  • Oct. 19-20: Professional Writing for Non-Native English Speakers 

    Oct. 19-20: Professional Writing for Non-Native English Speakers 

    This two-session virtual workshop, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. October 19 and 20, provides non-native English-speaking participants with a review of the mechanics of writing.  Attendees will learn strategies for improving written communication in a clear, concise and grammatically correct format. Workshop topics include parts of speech, sentence structure, phrases and clauses, the use...

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  • Sept. 30: Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for OCD 

    Sept. 30: Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for OCD 

    Attendees of the Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for OCD virtual training, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 30, will learn how to assess OCD, develop a treatment plan based on cognitive-behavioral principles, and learn how clients can execute this plan even when seemingly unmotivated.   Cognitive-Behavioral therapy is recognized as the gold standard treatment...

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  • Sept. 21: Munchausen by Proxy and Medical Child Abuse

    Sept. 21: Munchausen by Proxy and Medical Child Abuse

    The Munchausen by Proxy and Medical Child Abuse virtual training, from 1-4 p.m. on Sept. 21, 2022, provides guidance to clinicians for identifying, investigating, and managing Munchausen by Proxy, also known as Medical Child Abuse, Factitious Disorder Imposed on Another, Caregiver Fabricated Illness in a Child, and Abuse by Pediatric Condition Falsification.   This type...

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  • Oct. 26: Anxiety, Depression, and the Road to Wellness 

    Oct. 26: Anxiety, Depression, and the Road to Wellness 

    The Anxiety, Depression, and the Road to Wellness virtual training, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. October 26, will focus specifically on the treatment of anxiety and depression from assessment to treatment’s end. Although there are numerous risk factors associated with anxiety and depression, the current national climate has contributed to the onset of each....

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