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The Connection Training Sessions, Spring/Summer 2020 Courses Now Enrolling

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, The Connection is taking the precautionary measure of postponing all Connection training sessions through mid-April. When we are able to reschedule sessions, we will contact registrants to provide updated information. Thank you for your understanding as we take the measure necessary to ensure the well-being of our participants and staff. 

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.

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

Click to view/download the 2020 Training Catalog

Professional Development Courses:

Adult and Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED


March 9, 2020 (1:30 – 5:00pm)
March 23, 2020 (1:30 – 5:00pm)
April 1, 2020 (4:30 – 8:30pm)
Cancelled: April 6, 2020 (1:30 – 5:00pm)
Cancelled: April 14, 2020* (9:30am – 2:00pm)
April 20, 2020 (1:30 – 5:00pm)
Cancelled: May 4, 2020 (1:30 – 5:00pm)
Cancelled: May 18, 2020 (1:30 – 5:00pm)
June 1, 2020 (1:30 – 5:00pm)
June 6, 2020 (9:00am – 1:30pm)
June 15, 2020 (1:30 – 5:00pm)
June 29, 2020 (1:30 – 5:00pm)
July 13, 2020 (1:30 – 5:00pm)
July 24, 2020* (9:30am – 2:00pm)
July 27, 2020 (1:30 – 5:00pm)
Cancelled: August 10, 2020 (1:30 – 5:00pm)
Cancelled: August 24, 2020 (1:30 – 5:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT
*48 Howe Street, First Floor, New Haven, CT

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training: Cultivating a Respectful Workplace


April 16, 2020 (10:00am – 12:00pm)
July 23, 2020 (1:00 – 3:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Mental Health First Aid Training


March 14, 2020 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
April 29, 2020* (9:00am – 5:00pm)
May 21 & 27, 2020 (9:00am – 12:30pm) (This will be an online event)
June 24 & 25, 2020 (9:00am – 1:00pm) (This will be an online event)
July 9 & 10, 2020 (9:00am – 1:00pm) (This will be an online event)
August 18 & 19, 2020 (9:00am – 1:00pm) (This will be an online event)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT
*48 Howe Street, First Floor, New Haven, CT

Beyond Grief: Supporting Individuals Through Loss


New date: April 15, 2020 (1:00 – 4:00pm) (This will be an online event)

Mental Health First Aid for Fire and EMS


February 21, 2020 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
March 28, 2020 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Cancelled: April 24, 2020 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Cancelled: May 26, 2020 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Cancelled: June 20, 2020 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Cancelled: July 20, 2020 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Cancelled: August 21, 2020 (9:00am – 5:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety


March 6, 2020 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Cancelled: April 8, 2020 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Cancelled: May 9, 2020 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Cancelled: June 9, 2020 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Cancelled: July 7, 2020 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Cancelled: August 5, 2020 (9:00am – 5:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Serving Those Who Serve: Providing Supportive Services to Our Veterans


May 13, 2020 (10:00am – 12:00pm) (This will be an online event)

Essential Skills for the Human Service Professional

Clinical Best Practice Courses:

Providing Care Through a Trauma-Informed Lens

DBT: Helping Clients Learn to Face Difficulties


New date: July 24, 2020 (9:00am – 3:00pm) (This will be an online event)

Understanding Mental Illness: What People & Families Want You to Know


New date: April 8, 2020 (9:00am – 1:00pm) (This will be an online event)

The Intersection of Poverty & Mental Health


New date: April 24, 2020 (9:00am – 12:00pm) (This will be an online event)

 

Microsoft Training Courses:

Microsoft Excel Part 1: Getting Started with the Basics


Postponed until Spring 2021

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Microsoft Excel Part 2: Exploring Data and Creating Reports


Postponed until Spring 2021

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Leadership Development Courses:

Leadership Academy: Becoming a Leader


July 22 & 23, 2020 (9:30am – 12:30pm) (This will be an online event)

Leadership Academy: Performance Management


August 7, 2020 (9:00am – 12:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Leadership Academy: Motivational Interviewing for Supervisors


September 10, 2020 (9:00am – 4:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Leadership Academy: Team Building Skills


October 16, 2020 (9:00am – 12:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Questions about our trainings?

Contact Nikita Joslyn, Training & Staff Development Specialist at 860 343-5500 x2110

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