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Facilitation Essentials


June 05, 2019, Wednesday


9:30 AM - 4:30 PM


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

Registration Fee

Standard Fee: $215


Please note that our registration system is back online. If you registered between March 22 and March 28, please contact Saki Mori at to confirm that your registration went through.

Please note that there’s no automatic message sent to your email. Please allow 24 hours to receive a confirmation of the registration. If you have any questions, please email Saki Mori at

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 learner styles.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the essential traits of an effective facilitator and the elements of workshop design;
  • Identify different approaches for customizing workshops to support academic, industry, and employability standards;
  • Create a lesson plan using strategies and techniques from the lesson;
  • Know training methods that engage a variety of learning styles;
  • Build trust and rapport to create a classroom environment that is safe, enjoyable, and conductive to learning.

Intended Audience

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


Sabeen Pirani, Director of Training

Interested in registering a group?

If you would like to register a group to participate in this training, please contact Saki Mori at WPTI also offers training seat packages with discounted rates for 10, 20, and 40 seats that can be used for one training or across multiple training sessions. The training seat bundles do not expire and can be used across calendar and fiscal years.

Are you a provider site for a DYCD program?

Please note this training is not specific to DYCD providers and has a fee. For DYCD providers, we do offer a special registration rate of $185 per seat. Please contact Saki Mori prior to registration for the policy and fee information at


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.