Current Training SchedulE

All trainings, except where noted, are at our midtown office.

Solutions to Health Care Confusion:  Health Literacy Training for Professionals in Aging
(3 CE Credits provided for LMSW and LCSW)

Date:  4/12/2018
Time:  2PM to 5PM
Where: Lenox Health Greenwich Village 200 W13th ST. 6th Floor NY, NY

This half-day workshop provides education and training in health literacy, plain language writing and accessible design. Participants will learn what health literacy is, how it impacts health outcomes for older adults, and ways to support and improve the health literacy of seniors by creating, choosing and using appropriate written materials. Attendees will be able to apply best practice concepts during the workshop, have opportunities for group discussion and report outs, and review foundational concepts. While 80% of all seniors suffer from at least one chronic illness, only 3% have the skills needed to manage their health and health care.  This presentation is provided free of charge through a partnership with SayAh! and Lenox Health Greenwich Village, however if you would like CEH there is $25 fee.

Council of Senior Centers and Services of NYC, Inc. d/b/a LiveOn NY is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0414.

Fiscal Training Schedule

This outstanding 4 part series on DFTA Fiscal Management is a primer in the critical components of good fiscal management.  Attend one or attend all!

Understanding DFTA Fiscal System - 

Date:   3/21/2018 - RESCHEDULED FOR 3/27/18

Time:  9:30AM to 4:30 PM

Topics Include: DFTA Fiscal Management, Budget Flexibility, Administrative Overhead, Monthly Invoice, Bookkeeping System, Specific Requirements and Guidelines for Consultant, Equipment Rental, Capital/Onetime Payments and Renovations, Audit Preparation, Not For Profit Tax Forms, Payroll Tax Return Compliance and Calendar for Due Dates.  Price $50 Members, $100 Non-member.

Budgets and Budget Modification

Date:  4/18/2018

Time:  9:30 AM to 1PM

Topics Include: Step by Step instructions for budget preparation and how to prepare and submit budget modifications.  Price $25 Members, $50 Non-member.

Cost Allocation System 

Date: 5/17/2018

Time:  9:30 AM to 1PM

Topics Include: Step by Step instructions for implementation of DFTA Cost Allocation System, Requirements of Cost Allocation System, Rules and Regulations to Allocate Food, Personnel and OTPS Expenses, Subsidiary Cost Ledger, Understanding Manual and Computerized Cost Allocation Systems.  Price $25 Members, $50 Non-member.

Year End Closeout

Date:  6/6/2018

Time:  9:30 AM to 1PM

Topics Include: Step by Step guide to close your books, Learn what you need to do to produce a clean audit report, Cost Allocation impact at year end, Bookkeeping adjustment and journal entry to close and open a year.  Price $25 Members, $50 Non-members

Certification Trainings

Matter Of Balance Coach Training

Date: 3/7/2018

Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Get trained in the Evidence Based Falls Prevention Program A Matter of Balance.  This 8 week program engages older adults in discussion, activities, and exercise and is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults.  This full day training provides you with all of the tools needed to run this great class at your site.  Coaches teach this class in pairs; it is recommended that at least two people from an agency participate in the training.   Price $75 Members, $150 Non-member, additional fees MAY apply.

Mental Health First Aid for Older Adults

Date:  3/13/2018 & 4/25/2018 (Two Sessions offered, individuals only need to attend one day to receive the certificate)

Time:  9 AM to 5PM

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course designed to give members of the public key skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.  Just as CPR training helps a layperson without medical training assist an individual following a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid training helps a layperson assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis.  This is the specialized MHFA course focused on older adult mental health needs.  Price $75 Members, $150 Non-member.

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