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Facilitation Essentials for DYCD Providers


November 30, 2017, Thursday




Workforce Professionals Training Institute
11 Park Place, Suite 701 Conference Room
New York, NY 10007

Registration Fee

This training is made possible by funding from DYCD, and is available at no cost to CBOs with which DYCD contracts.


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

This training is only for staff from programs which DYCD contracts.


Sabeen Pirani, Director of Training, Workforce Professionals Training Institute

Registration / Cancellation Policy

Advanced registration for this workshop is required. An insufficient number of registrants will result in cancellation or rescheduling of this workshop. Registration is for the approved candidate only. Substitutions are not allowed without the approval of the TA Provider.

Training registration will close on the day before the training at 12:30pm

This training is only for staff from programs which DYCD contracts. Registrations will be reviewed and you will be sent a confirmation email within 24 to 72 hours of registration, plus a final reminder email the day before the training. Any registrations from individuals from programs that do not hold a DYCD contract will be unable to participate in this training.

If you are interested in this training but are not a DYCD provider, please contact Saki Mori at WPTI at