November 30, 2017, Thursday
Workforce Professionals Training Institute
11 Park Place, Suite 701 Conference Room
New York, NY 10007
This training is made possible by funding from DYCD, and is available at no cost to CBOs with which DYCD contracts.
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.
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