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Throughout the entire year, WPTI leads the field in offering workforce professional development for beginners, advanced practitioners, program managers, and executive directors. WPTI offers both centralized trainings for professionals and on-site training and technical assistance tailored to meet the specific professional development needs of companies and organizations in our community.

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Oct 10, Wed
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI | Training
Searching for Success: Dynamic Coaching Strategies that Get Job Seekers Hired
This interactive full day training will introduce participants to the core elements of career coaching.
Oct 19, Fri
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
WPTI | Training
For DYCD Providers Only: The Art of Career Exploration Assessments and Goal Setting
Practitioners will learn about assessment strategies best suited for job seekers participating in workforce development programs with a focus on strengths-based assessments and career coaching assessments and how to utilize these for short and long-term goal setting.
Oct 24, Wed
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI | Training
Job Development Essentials: Partnering with Employers to Make the Right Match
Learn about the job development continuum, how to effectively understand employers’ needs, get new business, make the right placement matches, and begin to build loyalty among business customers.
Oct 25, Thu
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI | Training
For DYCD Providers Only: Retention Strategies that Get Results
In this training you will learn how to infuse the message of retention into every aspect of your program from day one and implement real working strategies for the four distinct areas of retention outcomes: Program retention, Employment retention, Engagement after placement, and Long-term self-sufficiency
Nov 14, Wed
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI | Training
Using a Trauma Lens in Workforce Development
Learn the framework for understanding trauma and its impact on survivors and on helpers, and leave with strategies for bringing a trauma lens to your program.
Nov 29, Thu
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
WPTI | Training
LMI 101: Finding, Using, and Understanding Labor Market Intelligence
Join WPTI for an interactive ½ day training that will teach you how to find, use and understand Labor Market Intelligence (LMI). Learn how it can make your approaches to finding employment opportunities even more effective.
Dec 5, Wed
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI | Training
Leading with Confidence 101
This training course is a highly interactive course designed for new supervisors who want to grow their management skills fast - and get on the fast track to achieving leadership success.
Dec 19, Wed
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
WPTI | Training
Pitch with Persuasion: Sharpening Your Employer Engagement Skills
Define and market the value-add of your services to employers, learn the five steps to making a successful pitch, and overcome employer resistance. Workshop attendees will have the opportunity to refine and practice their pitches, “speed dating” style, with colleagues in the field.