October 2020

22 October 2020
8:30 am – 3:30 pm

ADL Managing Implicit Bias for Law Enforcement

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This training is designed to reduce the influence of bias in interactions and decision-making for law enforcement, contribute to improved police-community relations, and increase officer safety. It will enable law enforcement professionals to:

Understand key implicit bias concepts and recognize their relevance to contemporary policing practices; Learn skills and strategies to minimize and address job-related challenges involving implicit and explicit bias; and Utilize effective interpersonal approaches to foster positive interactions with community members.

Presenter:       Anti-Defamation League, Philadelphia, PA

Schedule:        8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location:         Zoom Virtual Seminar – a link with instructions will be sent directly to registrants along with other course materials prior to the seminar date.

Seating is limited. This seminar was rescheduled from spring 2020 due to COVID-19. Those previously registered will be given first priority seating.  Audio and video is required to be enabled during the seminar.

Please register by Friday, September 4, 2020.

 

 

22 October 2020
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Postponed – Microsoft Publisher 2016 Foundation

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members. $25 Co-pay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Getting Started with Microsoft Publisher 2016 Lesson 2:  Adding Content to a Publication Lesson 3:  Formatting Text in a Publication Lesson 4:  Editing Text in a Publication Lesson 5:  Adding and Formatting Graphics in a Publication Lesson 6:  Preparing a Publication for Printing and Sharing

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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29 October 2020
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Postponed – Microsoft Excel 2016 Core

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members. $25 Co-pay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Getting Started with Microsoft Excel 2016 Lesson 2:  Performing Calculations (Limited use of Excel Functions) Lesson 3:  Modifying a Worksheet Lesson 4:  Formatting a Worksheet Lesson 5:  Printing Workbook Contents Lesson 6:  Managing Large Workbooks

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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29 October 2020
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cyber Security Awareness Training for Employees (Virtual)

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

The human element makes a significant difference in the success of a cybersecurity program. There is no single technology or user behavior that will completely protect you or the organization from cyber incidents. Keeping you and the organization safe requires developing layers of both technical and human defenses.

The training focuses on the human element of protecting information. It will help users recognize and reduce the risk of a cybersecurity breach.

Presented by: Neil McGarry, Directory of IT, Delaware Valley Trusts

Please contact cbigham@dvtrusts.com or call 267-803-5720 with questions.

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November 2020

5 November 2020
9:00 am – 11:30 am

DVWCT Claim Prevention and Legal Update (VIRTUAL)

Open to DVWCT members at no cost.

This workshop will be held in a virtual format via Zoom. A Zoom link with instructions will be sent to registrants about a week prior to the class. Scheduled topics (see attached Training Flyer for detailed agenda):

Legal Update: This session will discuss recently enacted and proposed legislation that directly and indirectly affects workers’ compensation. Presented by Jonathan Calpas, General Counsel, DVT and Jim McGill, Director of Claims, DVWCT.

Workers’ Compensation Case Law Update:  The panel will provide a brief overview of recent developments and trends in case law as it applies to DVWCT and its members. Presented by Martin J. Fallon, Jr., Fallon Van Horn LLC, Jim McGill, Director of Claims, DVWCT and Marie Wallace, Claims Supervisor, DVWCT.

Employer Interventions for Minimizing the Risk of PTSD in First Responders: An overview of the tools employers have at their disposal to minimize the risk of a first responder experiencing a PTSD-related disability. Presented by Dr. Andrew T. Wolanin, Wolanin Consulting and Assessment Inc.

Please contact cbigham@dvtrusts.com or call 267-803-5720 with questions.

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9 November 2020
8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Tactical Communications for Law Enforcement: The Art of De-Escalation (VIRTUAL)

This class was originally postponed earlier in the year. Those previously registered are being contacted for first priority seating. For questions, please contact Carol Bigham at cbigham@dvtrusts.com or call 215-706-0101 with any questions.

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This course will present tactical communications and de-escalation techniques to enable law enforcement departments and individuals to learn skills designed to prevent potential conflicts from spiraling out of control, stressing that a positive outcome is the desired goal of each citizen interaction. MPOETC approved for 7.5 CLEE credits.  More information click here.

Virtual presentation via Zoom. Zoom link and instructions will be sent to registrants directly from ILEE.

Presented by PA Department of Education, Institute for Law Enforcement Education. Please register directly with ILEE by clicking the link below:   

Registration link

12 November 2020
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Property & Liability Trust

Police Liability Claim Prevention and Case Law Update (VIRTUAL)

Open to Property & Liability (DVPLT) and Workers’ Comp (DVWCT) members at no cost.  Note:  This virtual workshop is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

This annual Property & Liability Trust sponsored seminar reviews recent legal developments and interesting cases impacting Pa. local law enforcement. The objective is to provide practical strategies for minimizing police liability losses.

The seminar is intended for law enforcement command, supervisory and risk management staff. Presented by Chris Boyle, Esq., Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman and Goggin, P.C.

Virtual Presentation via Zoom – a Zoom link with instructions will be sent to registrants about a week prior to the session.

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18 November 2020
8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Tactical Communications for Law Enforcement: The Art of De-Escalation (VIRTUAL)

This class was originally postponed earlier in the year. Those previously registered are being contacted for first priority seating. For questions, please contact Carol Bigham at cbigham@dvtrusts.com or call 215-706-0101 with any questions.

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This course will present tactical communications and de-escalation techniques to enable law enforcement departments and individuals to learn skills designed to prevent potential conflicts from spiraling out of control, stressing that a positive outcome is the desired goal of each citizen interaction. MPOETC approved for 7.5 CLEE credits.  More information click here.

Virtual presentation via Zoom. Zoom link and instructions will be sent to registrants directly from ILEE.

Presented by PA Department of Education, Institute for Law Enforcement Education. Please register directly with ILEE by clicking the link below:   

Registration link

 

December 2020

1 December 2020
9:00 am – 10:00 am

Respect and Harassment Awareness (VIRTUAL)

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

Harassment and disrespect can have a detrimental effect on the workplace. This workshop reviews the legal definition of sexual harassment and the Title VII law. It also addresses how behaviors, attitudes or actions can escalate into potential workplace violence. Consequences of violating a company’s harassment policy and the impact on both employees and the organization are reviewed. Participants will learn what constitutes harassment, why it is so hard to report it, and how it can be reported with assurance of non-retaliation, resulting in a less stressful and more productive workplace.

Presenter:  Matthew D. Verdecchia, Senior Trainer, Health Advocate

Location:    Zoom virtual session, A link with instructions will be sent directly to registrants along with course materials prior to the seminar date.

Please contact cbigham@dvtrusts.com or call 267-803-5720 with questions.

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4 December 2020
9:00 am – 10:00 am

Valuing Diversity for Employees (VIRTUAL)

Open to DVPLT and DVWCT members at no cost.

Organizations that embrace our county’s changing demographics benefit from a diverse and inclusive workforce.This workshop introduces participants to primary and secondary diversity relationships, as well as statistics that display the various ethnic and social groups that are becoming predominant contributors in today’s workplace.The history of diversity and some of the negative consequences in attempts to achieve a more diverse workforce are also reviewed. The workshop ends by outlining the benefits of a diverse workforce, and the importance of maintaining an inclusive and productive workplace.

Presenter:  Matthew D. Verdecchia, Senior Trainer, Health Advocate

Location:    Zoom virtual session. A link with instructions will be sent directly to registrants along with course materials prior to the seminar date.

Please contact cbigham@dvtrusts.com or call 267-803-5720 with questions.

Training Flyer