The Network organizes and/or sponsors dozens of events and workshops every year across New York State. Below, you'll find our current list of events. Many of the workshops we list on this page are collaborations with the Center for Urban Community Services. We update this page very regularly, so check back soon for more workshops, conferences and other events.
Please follow the steps listed here to register, as CUCS has developed a NEW REGISTRATION SYSTEM:
To learn more and register for trainings please click here.
Then follow these steps and you will be on your way!
- Create/Complete your own personal login profile
- View upcoming courses
This is an exciting new opportunity to participate in CUCS’ Case Management Certificate Program, earning CE hours!
All trainings will take place at Center for Urban Community Services, 198 East 121st Street, 5th Floor
March 29, 2017
Understanding Compulsive Hoarding
This training is targeted to both support services and property management staff working with persons who are compulsive hoarders. The training focuses on how these teams can work collaboratively with a tenant to help him/her stay housed. Techniques and strategies from Buried in Treasures: Address Hoarding Disorder are shared. Accredited as New York State Social Work Continuing Education Course & OASAS Certified.
April 11, 2017
Wellness & Aging in Supportive Housing
This training explores the specific needs and challenges of working with persons as they age and offers skills and strategies to assist persons to maximize independence and continue to work towards full and healthy living. At the end of this training, participants will have a better understanding of how Supportive Housing can offer specialized services and modifications to allow healthy aging in place. Accredited as New York State Social Work Continuing Education Course & OASAS Certified.
May 3, 2017
Trauma & Its Aftermath: Module 1 - New Thinking About Trauma-Informed Care
Trauma Informed Care is an engagement technique that recognizes the presence of trauma histories and acknowledges the role of trauma in the lives of survivors. This training offers an overview of the new diagnostic criteria from the DSM-5 of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and other trauma related disorders, as well as other symptoms and behaviors that can result from trauma. Assessment, safety issues, medication and symptom management are explored. Accredited as New York State Social Work Continuing Education Course & OASAS Certified.
May 10, 2017
Trauma & Its Aftermath: Module 2 - Supporting Persons With Trauma Histories
An understanding of support strategies that offer safety and grounding to persons with trauma histories are covered in this full day training. Aside from the effects of trauma on individuals, trainees will gain a better understanding of the healing process including providing safety, mindfulness and grounding techniques. Accredited as New York State Social Work Continuing Education Course & OASAS Certified.
June 6, 2017
Coordinating Property Management and Social Services
This training is targeted to social service and property management staff working together in supportive housing settings. It examines the discrete roles of each of their two functions, as well as where the roles overlap. Strategies are presented to develop and maintain clear lines of communication and establish forums for identifying and solving common problems. OASAS Certified.
For more information on registering or training content, please contact CUCS Institute at firstname.lastname@example.org.