Training for
NYC DYCD Providers

DYCD | Training

For DYCD Providers Only: Facilitation Essentials


April 18, 2019, Thursday


9:30 AM - 4:30 PM


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

Registration Instructions

This training has no registration fee, however this training registration is only open to staff from programs contracted under NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (NYC DYCD). Registrants will be asked to provide their program’s NYC DYCD contract name and number in the registration form. If you are not a NYC DYCD provider and interested in this program, please contact 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; and
  • 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, Retention Specialists, Vocational Counselors and Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors (CRCs), and Workshop Facilitators


Sabeen Pirani, WPTI Director of Training

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.

This training is only for staff from programs which DYCD contracts for any of its contracts/programs.

This professional development opportunity is provided at no cost to you.  If you register for and are subsequently unable to attend this session you are responsible for canceling your registration or risk being waitlisted for future events.

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 program 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