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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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May 10, Fri
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
DYCD | Networking & Resource Exchange
For DYCD Providers Only: Peer Networking and Resource Exchange Event
This event will give providers the opportunity to learn about other DYCD programs, connect with them, and share resources.
May 15, Wed
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
DYCD | 2-Day Course
For DYCD Providers Only: Managing Staff Resistance
Through reflective exercises and group activities, participants will explore their reactions to staff resistance and its effect on developing an environment that fosters trust and collaboration while encouraging positive change.
May 24, Fri
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
DYCD | Half-Day Training
For DYCD Providers Only: Supporting Participants in Submitting Online Job Applications
In this training, we will explore recruitment trends of 2019, how to outwit the online application black hole, and the overall application process and pre-employment screening.
Jun 5, Wed
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI Public Calendar | Training
Facilitation Essentials
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.
Jun 12, Wed
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI Public Calendar | Training
Build Your Competencies in Serving LGBTQI+ Youth (June 12 & 13)
The LGBTQ+ community has gained more visibility and public acceptance over the last several years. However, members of the LGBTQ+ community still face serious barriers to employment, as well as other economic necessities. A key way of making LGBTQ+ youth feel most supported in a workforce programming is simply knowing the varieties of identities in the community, knowing language and cultural norms within the community, legal protections for the community, and general best practices for making any space maximally supportive of LGBTQ+ youth. (This is a two (2)-day training)
Jun 19, Wed
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
WPTI Public Calendar | Training
Putting Social Media to Work for You
Join WPTI for this half-day training on using social media platforms to your advantage. We will discuss strategies to connect with employers and how to coach your participants on using these platforms in a professional manner.