The Connection Training Sessions, Spring/Summer 2022 Courses Now Enrolling

The Connection provides quality training and professional development designed to promote excellence in the human services field. Our Spring/Summer catalog is now available and enrollment is open for all sessions.

We have a deep commitment to keeping our staff, clients, and community partners safe and healthy during this time. Most of our Spring/Summer courses will be offered virtually via Zoom unless otherwise specified.

Click the cover image below to browse the full training catalog for descriptions, presenter information as well as important information about our policies and registration. To register, click on the course titles below and select a training date.

Click to view/download the 2022 Training Catalog

Clinical Best Practice Courses:

Essential Direct Practice
Skills Courses:

The Art of the Case Note
Mastering Professional Communication
Unconscious Bias: Confronting Harmful Beliefs
Professionalism: Cultivating
Your Personal Brand in the Workplace
Validation: The Essential Element
of Empathic Communication
Understanding Traumatic Stress in
People Experiencing Homelessness
The Art of Group Facilitation
Personal Efficiency: Your Guide to Ultimate Productivity
Emotional Intelligence for Human Services Providers
Foundational Concepts of Client Engagement

Microsoft Office Training Courses:

Microsoft Excel Training Part 1:
Getting Started With the Basics
Microsoft Excel Training Part 2:
Exploring Data & Creating Reports
Microsoft Excel Training Part 3: Understanding
Advanced Formulas and Creating Graphs

Leadership Development Courses:

Transitioning From an Employee to Supervisor
Team-Building: Cultivating Collaboration and Trust
Performance Management
Retention-Oriented Supervision

Special Topics in Community Justice Courses:

Improving Criminal Justice Outcomes
Through a Trauma Informed Approach
Using the Stages of Change Model
to Promote Behavior Change
Risk Need Responsivity Principles in Practice

Special Topics for Domestic Violence Survivors Courses:

Intimate Partner Violence:
Exploring Female Violence
Coercive Control: Identification
and Best Practices for Supporting Survivors
Considerations When Working With
Underserved Victims of Domestic Violence
Understanding the Effects of Family
Violence Through a Trauma Lens

The Successful and Accountable Nonprofit Courses:

Strategic Communication:
Managing Your Media Presence
Keys to Writing Winning Grants
How to Be an Excellent Brand
Ambassador and Effective Networker
Networking for Career Advancement
Budgeting Basics for Nonprofit Organizations

Questions about our trainings?

Contact Nikita Joslyn, LMSW, Business Development Manager at 860 343-5500 x2110