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The Connection Training Sessions, Fall/Winter 2019–2020 Courses Now Enrolling

The Connection provides quality training and professional development designed to promote excellence in the human services field. Our Fall/Winter 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 2019–2020 Training Catalog

Professional Development Courses:

Cultural Considerations While Working with Clients and Coworkers


January 8, 2020 (9:00am – 4:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Essential Skills for the Human Service Professional


October 29 and 30, 2019 (9:00am – 3:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Exceptional Customer Service


November 8, 2019, (9:30am – 1:30pm)
48 Howe Street, First Floor, New Haven, CT or

December 11, 2019 (9:30am – 1:30pm)
100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Fresh Out: Barriers for Working with Formerly Incarcerated Individuals


October 24, 2019 (9:00am – 1:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

How to Recover from Setbacks and Embrace Change


December 5, 2019 (10:00am – 12:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Mental Health First Aid Training

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training: Cultivating a Respectful Workplace


October 16, 2019 (1:00pm – 3:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Clinical Best Practice Courses:

Best Practices for Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder


January 24, 2020 (9:00am – 12:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Motivational Interviewing Fundamentals


January 16 and 17, 2020 (9:00am – 4:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Motivational Interviewing One-Day Refresher


October 3, 2019 (9:00am – 4:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT

Stages of Change: Practical Application


November 21, 2019 (9:00am – 4:00pm)

100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203, Middletown, CT


Questions about our trainings?

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

4 thoughts on “The Connection Training Sessions, Fall/Winter 2019–2020 Courses Now Enrolling

  1. Hello. I would like to sign up for your MI training on 1/16-1/17/2020 and also for Best Practices for OUD on 1/24/2020. Please advise.

    1. Thank you for your interest in our training and professional development opportunities. You can register for the courses by clicking the plus sign next to the course you are interested in and clicking on the date you would like to attend. The date links to the registration page. If you have any further questions please contact Nikita Joslyn, 860-343-5500 x. 2110.

  2. I am interested in the course ” Motivational Training Fundamentals ” and would like to find out whether I am eligible to enroll. I am a direct services staff at Gilead Community Services, working as a Residential Support Worker in a clinical treatment program (since August of 2018) and find that motivational interviewing is the most valuable approach I have yet encountered throughout 45 years of training!

    1. Thank you for your interest in our training and professional development opportunities. You are absolutely eligible to enroll, our programs are open to the community. You can register for the courses by clicking the plus sign next to the course you are interested in and clicking on the date you would like to attend. The date links to the registration page. If you have any further questions please contact Nikita Joslyn, 860-343-5500 x. 2110.

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