THE NEW YORK ASSOCIATION OF TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT PROFESSIONAL (NYATEP)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING INITIATIVE 

Launched in 2020, Level Up brings together NYATEP’s recognized workforce expertise, in partnership with other best-in-class training providers, to elevate professional development opportunities to the field. 

REGISTRATION FOR CURRENT PROGRAMS: 

Criminal Justice 101

Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Length: 1.5 hours

Location: Online webinar

Cost: $100 - purchase the 6-part series here

Presenters: Christine Kidd, National Director of Program Innovation, Center for Employment Opportunities and a related subject matter expert

 

NYATEP's Youth Practitioner's Learning Lab

Date: Thursday, June 4, 2020 

Time: 9:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Length: 5 hours

Location: Webinar

Cost: $225.00

Presenters: See the full agenda HERE

 

COVID-19: What to expect in the next 90 Days, and what you should do to prepare?

Date: Monday, June 8, 2020 

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Length: 3 hours

Location: Webinar

Cost: $225.00

Presenters: Bob Lanter, executive director, California Workforce Association; Luann Dunsford, executive director, Michigan Works! Association; and Melinda Mack, executive director, NY Association of Training and Employment Professionals (NYATEP)

 

Business Development and Next Generation Workforce Development Strategies

Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2020 

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Length: 4 hours

Location: Online interactive workshop

Cost: $225.00

Presenters: Mandy Townsend, VP of Employer Engagement, JVS

Going to Work with a Record 

Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Length: 1.5 hours

Location: Online webinar

Cost: $100 - purchase the 6-part series here

Presenters: Christine Kidd, National Director of Program Innovation, Center for Employment Opportunities and a related subject matter expert

 

TBD Title

Date: Friday, June 26, 2020 

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Length: 1 hour 15 minutes

Location: Webinar

Cost: $50.00

Presenters: Melinda Mack, executive director, NY Association of Training and Employment Professionals (NYATEP) and related subject matter expert

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CURRENT PROGRAM OFFERINGS

CENTER FOR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES SIX-PART WEBINAR SERIES

Brought to you in partnership with:

Center for Employment Opportunities

Varies

Great for 

LEVEL UP is excited to announce a partnership with Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) to provide a six-part webinar series focused on working with helping people with convictions to thrive in the workforce. Each year, CEO serves more than 8,000 justice-involved individuals with immediate, effective, and comprehensive employment services.
This unique and tailored webinar series will provide a comprehensive look at the infrastructure of the criminal justice system, employment challenges and opportunities for both the employer and individuals, and tactical strategies to support the justice-involved population through policy and action.
All six webinars are available for purchase for $450.00 or individually for $100.00 per webinar. Learn more about each of the webinars and meet the trainers on our website www.LevelUp-NY.com.

Series runs from May 27-Oct 14, 2020

Six webinars - totaling 8 hours of training

$450.00

Training Type:

CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM 101

Brought to you in partnership with:

Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO)

Frontline Staff, Recruiters, Job Developers

Great for 

Many workforce professionals, understandably, have not had the chance to learn about the criminal justice system! This hour and a half webinar will guide attendees through the complexities of the criminal justice system for a deeper understanding on how to support workforce development and employment upon release. Key learning objectives include: an overview of the criminal justice system from entry to exit; identifying key partners and government agencies, especially in community supervision; defining the difference between Parole vs. Probation and Prison vs. Jail; and a look at Community Corrections and Justice Supervision in New York State.
This webinar is ideal for anyone looking to better understand, train, support, and/or employ individuals with a justice involved history. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the experts to support the learning.

May 27, 2020 12:00PM - 1:30PM

1.5 Hour

$100.00

Training Type:

GOING TO WORK WITH A RECORD

Brought to you in partnership with:

Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO)

Frontline Staff, Recruiters, Job Developers

Great for 

This hour and a half webinar will address important considerations and barriers to reemployment for justice involved individuals, with a focus on those individuals recently released from prison or jail. Key learning objectives include a deeper understanding of the reentry population (gender, education levels, geography); the demands of probation and parole supervision, especially as they relate to employment; how to address the “conviction question” in the interview process; issues around Selective Service and eligibility for federal funding.
This webinar is ideal for frontline staff, recruiters, and human resource professionals looking to train and hire individuals with a justice involved history. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the experts to support the learning.

June 24, 2020 12:00PM - 1:30PM

1.5 Hour

$100.00

Training Type:

WORKING WITH EMPLOYERS

Brought to you in partnership with:

Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO)

Frontline Staff, Recruiters, Job Developers

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Many workforce professionals struggle to bring employers on board with hiring people with convictions. This hour and a half webinar will provide a deep dive into employer engagement strategies and considerations when working with justice involved candidates. Key learnings will include how to introduce employers to the idea of working with justice involved individuals; common myths and realities of employing justice impacted individuals; representing a person’s work experience while incarcerated into their credentials; addressing common employer questions; and aspects of incentive programs like federal bonding and the Worker Opportunity Tax Credit. The experts from CEO will provide case studies that highlight the evolution of employer engagement and how commitments have grown over time. They will also provide additional resources for employers.
This webinar is ideal for frontline staff, business services, recruiters, and human resource professionals looking to train and hire individuals with a justice involved history. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the experts to support the learning.

July 23, 2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM

1 Hour

$100.00

Training Type:

SERVING PEOPLE WITH HIGHLY STIGMATIZED CONVICTIONS

Brought to you in partnership with:

Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO)

Frontline Staff, Recruiters, Job Developers

Great for 

As more New Yorkers become aware of mass incarceration, the stigma of a criminal conviction has changed. Many convictions, however, still carry significant stigma and workforce professionals should be prepared to help people overcome that stigma and find meaningful employment. This hour webinar will explore the needs of individuals with stigmatized convictions including violent felonies and sex-based crimes. Key learnings include a review of potential bias from community members and staff; understanding the Sex Offender registry and basic vocabulary around this population; and guidance on engaging employers and developing job opportunities.
This webinar is ideal for frontline staff, case workers and community organizations looking to train and hire individuals with a justice involved history. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the experts to support the learning.

August 19, 2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM

1 Hour

$100.00

Training Type:

PARTNERING WITH PROBATION AND PAROLE

Brought to you in partnership with:

Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO)

Frontline Staff, Recruiters, Job Developers

Great for 

When working with clients in reentry, it’s critical to work effectively with probation and parole agencies. This hour and a half webinar will provide insight and strategies for partnering with probation and parole to support job placement. Key learnings include identifying the differences and attributes between probation and parole; how program referrals fit into a reentry process; best practices for staying in touch with Corrections agents; and ethical challenges many professionals face when aligning program objectives with corrections agencies. CEO experts will also explore a high-level overview of their engagement process and next steps for community partners looking to take action to support this population.
This webinar is ideal for frontline staff, case workers and community organizations looking to train and hire individuals with a justice involved history. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the experts to support the learning.

September 16, 2020 12:00PM - 1:30PM

1.5 Hour

$100.00

Training Type:

UNDERSTANDING BAN THE BOX AND OTHER NY REGULATIONS

Brought to you in partnership with:

Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO)

Frontline Staff, Recruiters, Job Developers

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The reentry hiring landscape state by state and even city by city. This hour webinar will explore both national and local Ban the Box regulations with a lens on New York State, and will also touch on current policy changes affecting the reentry employment field. Key learnings will include guidance on how to educate employers and respond to violations; addressing the legal implications when an employer requests to avoid certain convictions; introduce the concept of “collateral consequences” and its database; understanding occupational licensing; and explore the Voting Rights restoration for people under Parole supervision. There will be a brief overview of bail reform with a focus on how it may affect a person’s employment journey.
This webinar is ideal for frontline staff, business services, recruiters, and human resource professionals looking to train and hire individuals with a justice involved history. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the experts to support the learning.

October 14, 2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM

1 Hour

$100.00

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