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PSWP Public Service Workshops Program – New Announcements!

PEF Members, take advantage of these newly announced Public Service Workshop Programs!

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Zur Institute eLearning (with CEUs)
Online courses accessible by registering in the SLMS

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)

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CAPTIAL – CENTRAL

Cognitive Brief Therapy for Substance Use Disorders (with CEUs)
Wednesday, 12/4/19 – 9 AM to 4 PM
Tompkins Cortland Community College

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)

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Professional Writing: Mechanics
Friday, 12/6/19 – 9 AM to 4 PM
Professional Development Program, Albany, NY

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.

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Practice Skills for Working with LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care (with CEUs)
Friday, 12/6/19 – 9 AM to 4 PM
UAlbany Downtown Campus, Albany, NY

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)

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Professional Writing: Composition
Monday, 12/9/19 – 9 AM to 4 PM
Professional Development Program, Albany, NY

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.

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Structured Query Language (SQL) Basics
Wednesday, 12/11/19 – 9 AM to 4 PM
MicroKnowledge, Latham, NY

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.

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Navigating Domestic Violence and Trauma (with CEUs)

Wednesday, 12/11/19 – 9 AM to 12 PM
Tompkins Cortland Community College

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)

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Navigating Domestic Violence and Trauma (with CEUs)
Wednesday, 12/11/19 – 9 AM to 12 PM
Cortland Extension Center, Cortland, NY

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)

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LONG ISLAND – NORTHERN

Conflict Resolution
Wednesday, 12/18/19 – 9 AM to 12 PM
DMV Long Island Regional Training Center, Massapequa, NY

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.

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MID/LOWER HUDSON VALLEY

Clinical Action for Dementia, TBI, Concussion, Stroke and Other Cognitive Declines: Assessment and Treatment Techniques for Cognitive Rehabilitation and Neuroplasticity (with CEUs)
Thursday, 11/21/19 – 8 AM to 4 PM
Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, Poughkeepsie, NY

In this workshop, participants will learn practical interventions to best help clients build and maintain cognitive skills and functional independence. Leave the day with a comprehensive toolbox of evidence-based cognitive rehabilitation interventions and the skills needed to match clients to the cognitive domains for which they are most effective. Learn practical and useful techniques that can be implemented immediately within your 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)

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Managing Multiple Priorities
Tuesday, 12/17/19 – 9 AM to 4 PM
Rockland Children’s Psychiatric Center, Orangeburg, NY

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.

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NEW YORK CITY 

Understanding and Addressing Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating in Children, Teens & Adults (with CEUs)
Tuesday, 12/3/19 – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Kingsway Jewish Center, Brooklyn, NY

In this workshop, participants will learn valuable insights and current information to enhance your toolbox of skills to identify, assess and address disordered eating and eating disorder behavior in children, teens and adults. Learn how to provide psychoeducation to parents regarding normal developmental childhood eating patterns, as differentiated from disordered eating, and coach them to more effectively address their children’s eating behaviors. Discussion will also include ways to work with children and teens to help them understand their eating patterns and boost their decision-making skills around food. Participants will learn skills for taking a history and engaging in assessment, with attention to issues of comorbidity with anxiety, depression and low self-esteem. In addition, discussion will include tools for developing a therapeutic alliance to reduce resistance, and for providing psychoeducation regarding the nutritional aspects of disordered eating and eating disorder behavior. Common countertransference issues, and keys to building a treatment team to ensure patient safety, will be discussed. Crucial insights will be shared, as well, to help clinicians make decisions regarding when to consider a higher level of care and to refer to another practitioner.   (6 approved Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist continuing education units)

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Meeting the Grieving: Working with Loss, Grief & Mourning (with CEUs)
Tuesday, 12/10/19 – 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Christ Church Riverdale, Bronx, NY

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)

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For additional information regarding currently available offerings, check PSWP Course Offering at www.pswp.info

To reference full workshop details and to register go to the Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS) at https://nyslearn.ny.gov.