WPTI | Training

Facilitation Essentials


August 08, 2017, Tuesday


9:30 AM - 4:30 PM


Workforce Professionals Training Institute
11 Park Place
New York, New York 10007

Registration Fee

Standard Fee: $215.00


Program Description

Workforce professionals are increasingly being called upon to lead workshops for participants from diverse backgrounds. Designing and implementing dynamic and empowering workshops requires staff to be equipped with effective training design and facilitation methods. This hands-on workshop will teach the principles of workforce development instruction and will prepare participants with the strategies and resources necessary to create a learning environment that is safe, respectful, challenging, and engaging of multiple learners.

Upon completion of this course, participants will:
• Understand the competencies of an effective facilitator and the elements of workshop design;
• Identify different approaches for customizing workshops to support academic, industry, and employability standards;
• Present information in a clear, concise and engaging manner; and
• Develop an action plan that outlines how to enhance and strengthen facilitation practice.

Intended Audience

Employment Counselors/Case Managers, Employment Educators and Employment Trainers, Front-Line Managerial Staff, Retention Specialists, Vocational Counselors and Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors (CRCs), Workshop Facilitators, Career Coaches, Life Skills Instructors/Facilitators, Program Managers


Sabeen Pirani

Interested in registering a group?

If you would like to register a group to participate in this training, please contact Elizabeth Speck, Chief Learning Officer, WPTI at 646-278-5683 or

Are you a provider site for a DYCD program?

If you are a DYCD provider, please contact Saki Mori, Office Manager, WPTI, for updated registration policy and to register staff. You may contact her at or 646-278-5685.

Registration / Cancellation Policy

No seat in any fee based training program can be confirmed with out payment or proof of payment/check request form. As a convenience to our customers, we will confirm an applicant for a training program if they provide an acceptable proof of payment/check request form. For example, a copy of a check request form, a copy of a purchase order or a copy of the actual check. When we receive this paperwork, we will email a confirmation to the registrant and supervisor address provided that your seat has been saved.

For any reason that you may need to cancel your registration

1) You must provide notice of cancellation 72 hours prior to the day of the training program to receive full credit toward a future WPTI training program. No refunds will be given.
2) If advance notice was not given that you will not be attending the training program for which you are registered, we regret that we cannot provide credit nor a refund.