SUNY Schenectady Department of Workforce Development and Community Education is able to meet the needs of employers based on an integrative approach to healthcare programming, braiding funding streams, and looking outside of the box at varying training models such as apprenticeship to fulfill the increasing need of Direct Support Professionals in the Capital Region.

Upcoming Presentation at Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc.

July 23rd  9:00 AM — 11:00 AM

9 AM— Introduction to MHANYS

9:15 AM— Mary J. Kohan, Project Director
Office of Workforce Development and Community Education
Schenectady County Community College

Review of the SUNY Grant
Direct Support Professional as an Apprenticeship in New York State

9:45 AM— Networking

10 AM— Tiziana Rota, Pd.D., Project Director Healthcare
Schenectady County Community College

The increased need for Mental Health Professionals
Review of the Behavior Health Technician and Direct Support Professional on Campus

10:30 AM— Question & Answers

This program is brought to you by MHANYS’ Workforce Development & Outreach Program (WDOP).

WDOP is a statewide initiative designed to improve the employment opportunities of individuals living with psychiatric disabilities.  This objective is achieved by educating the community, with specific focus on employers and the workplace, about the importance of mental health and workforce development.

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