February 2020

19 February 2020
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Highway Workzone Safety and Flagging

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This training satisfies the requirements of Penn DOT Pub. 408, Sec. 901 related to minimum competencies for work zone flaggers and other road workers. Topics covered include fundamentals of work zone traffic control, project planning, personal protective equipment, placement of traffic control devices, use of shadow vehicles and proper flagging techniques.  Attendees who pass the final exam receive a certified flagger wallet card valid for three years.

This course is approved for 3 Pa. DEP water/wastewater operator contact hours.

 

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20 February 2020
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Public Entity Risk Management – Core Course, Penn State Public Entity Leadership Certificate Program

Class is full. Please call 267-803-5720 for wait list. Thank you.

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This program provides an overview of risks and best risk management practices for the major functional departments within the public sector.

Lunch will be provided.

 

 

 

 

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26 February 2020
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Confined Space Entry

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

OSHA defines “permit-required confined spaces” as a confined space that has one or more of the following characteristics:

(1) Contains or has a potential to contain a hazardous atmosphere; (2) Contains a material that has the potential for engulfing an entrant; (3) Has an internal configuration such that an entrant could be trapped or asphyxiated by inwardly converging walls or by a floor which slopes downward and tapers to a smaller cross-section; or (4) Contains any other recognized serious safety or health hazard.

This seminar discusses what constitutes a confined space, reviews potential hazards that could be contained and details best practices for protecting public employees required to work in such environments. This seminar is approved for 3 Pa. DEP water/wastewater operator contact hours.

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March 2020

4 March 2020
9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Managing Implicit Bias for Law Enforcement

Class is full. Please call 267-803-5720 for additional program dates. Thank you.

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.

Presented by the Anti-Defamation League, Philadelphia PA.

Location: Lansdale Borough Hall, One Vine Street, Lansdale PA    NOTE: Parking is available at the Freight House Parking directly across from Borough Hall, 117 South Broad Street, Lansdale PA.

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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12 March 2020
9:00 am – 3:30 pm

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.

Presented by the Anti-Defamation League, Philadelphia PA.

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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12 March 2020
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Microsoft Word 2016 Core

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

Lesson 1:  Getting Started with Word Lesson 2:  Editing a Document Lesson 3:  Formatting Text and Paragraphs Lesson 4:  Adding Tables Lesson 5:  Managing Lists Lesson 6:  Inserting Graphic Objects Lesson 7:  Controlling Page Appearance (Not covered due to time constraints) Lesson 8:  Proofing a Document Lesson 9:  Customizing the Word Environment (time permitting)

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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17 March 2020
8:00 am

PRPS / PAEE Conference and Expo

The Delaware Valley Trusts is pleased to offer 20 scholarships (limit two scholarships per member entity) in the amount of $100 to attend the 2020 PA Recreation and Park Society (PRPS) and the PA Association of Environmental Educators (PAEE) Conference & Expo being held on March 17-20, 2020 at the Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Seven Springs, PA.

The PRPS/PAEE Conference and Expo features a variety of educational sessions on the following tracks: Professional Development, Urban Recreation, Park Resources, Trails & Facilities, Aquatics, Programming, Social Media & Marketing, Inclusion and Accessibility, and Directors and Environmental Education.

How to Claim a Delaware Valley Trusts Scholarship:

Property & Liability Trust (DVPLT) members should contact the Trust to confirm availability and reserve your scholarship by emailing Carol Bigham at cbigham@dvtrusts.com or calling (267) 803-5720. Register directly with PRPS by clicking here or visit https://prps.org/2020conference. Following the conference, forward proof of payment and attendance to at least one educational program to cbigham@dvtrusts.com or fax (267) 803-5770. Upon approval, Trusts will issue a reimbursement check for the value of the scholarship (limit two scholarships per member entity). Please allow up to four weeks to receive payment.

Scholarship questions?  Please contact Carol Bigham, Director of Member Services, at cbigham@dvtrusts.com or call (267) 803-5720.

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19 March 2020
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Customer Relations and Dealing with Difficult People – Elective Course, Penn State Public Entity Leadership Certificate Program

Class is full. Please call 267-803-5720 for wait list. Thank you.

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This program discusses customer relations within the context of municipal government activities. Leaders will be introduced to the “customer-driven” economy environment and provided with techniques for fostering a culture of customer focus within their areas of responsibility.

Lunch will be provided.

 

 

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19 March 2020
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

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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24 March 2020
9:00 am – 11:00 am

Cyber Security Awareness Training

Open to DVPLT members at no cost.

The human element makes a significant difference in the success of a cyber security 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. The key training areas will focus on user awareness, types of attacks, and safe and secure user practices. Please see Training Flyer for more details.

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