May 2019

23 May 2019
8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Penn State Extension: Spotted Lantern Fly and Emerald Ash Bore Workshop

Open to DVPLT Members – Scholarship Opportunity.

Spotted lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive insect that has spread throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and nearby states. It threatens grapes, hardwood, tree fruit, hops, landscapes and the nursery industry. Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a destructive insect of North American ash trees which has caused widespread ash tree decline and mortality throughout northeastern North America. This training will review the life cycle of the SLF and EAB. Participants will learn strategies to help mitigate SLF and EAB related risks including actions that can be taken stop the spread of these invasive insects. It will also provide information on permit requirements for PA quarantine areas.

This training provides ISA and Pesticide Applicators CEU credits.

Audience: This course is designed for municipal public works and parks employees, planners, tree commissioners and arborists who work within their communities.

Cost: $40 fee for attending the workshop includes a continental breakfast and break.

Registration: Directly with the vendor (see below). Deadline to register is May 16, 2019.

DVPLT Scholarships: Limit two scholarships per member entity.

How to Claim a Delaware Valley Trust Property & Liability Trust Scholarship:

1) Property & Liability Trust members should first contact the Trust to confirm availability and reserve your scholarship by emailing cbigham@dvtrusts.com or calling (267) 803-5720.

2) Next, register directly with the Penn State Extension at https://extension.psu.edu/emerald-ash-borer-and-spotted-lanternfly-workshop or call (877) 345-0691.

3) After completing the course, forward proof of completion and payment to cbigham@dvtrusts.com or fax (267) 803-5770.

4) Upon approval, the Property & Liability Trust will issue a reimbursement check for the value of the scholarship

DVPLT scholarship questions?  Please call email cbigham@dvtrusts.com or call (267) 803-5720.

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23 May 2019
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Defensive Driving for Trucks

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust.

This course consists of four hours in the classroom and four hours of practical driving skills.  The goal of the course is to train truck drivers in collision prevention techniques.  In teaching these techniques, the course also promotes an attitude of mutual understanding, courtesy and cooperation on the road.  Topics covered include: general backing techniques, foul weather driving, crash avoidance, parking lot driving and braking techniques.

Attendees should bring a work truck to class in order to participate in the practical evaluations. Students must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid Pennsylvania Operator’s License (CDL if applicable).

Lunch is not included.

 

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23 May 2019
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Microsoft Word 2016 Core

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 Copay 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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29 May 2019
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Police EVOC for SUV’s

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust.

Police emergency vehicle operations courses (EVOC) are taught by seasoned police instructors.  The prime objectives of these hands-on, skill-based seminars are: (1) officer safety, (2) protection of innocents and (3) successful law enforcement.

This one (1) day course is designed for officers who routinely are assigned to drive a SUV or prisoner transport vehicles.  This course will provide officers with an opportunity to apply the skills they learned during the Basic EVOC course while driving a larger vehicle.  Defensive driving techniques and emergency response tactics will be demonstrated to and practiced by those attending.  The course will be 1/2 day behind the wheel driving skills that includes a response course as well as a skill course that will include backing.  Students must successfully complete written and practical exams to receive certification for the course.

Officers attending should report in old clothes by 8:30 a.m.

Officers attending must bring a police department owned SUV or prisoner van to drive on the driving range.

Lunch is not included.

 

 

 

 

 

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30 May 2019
9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Microsoft Word 2016 Intermediate

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 Copay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Working with Tables and Charts

Lesson 2:  Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes*

Lesson 3:  Using Images in a Document

Lesson 4:  Creating Custom Graphic Elements*

Lesson 5:  Inserting Content Using Quick Parts*

Lesson 6:  Controlling Text Flow

Lesson 7:  Using Templates*

Lesson 8:  Using Mail Merge

Lesson 9:  Using Macros*

*Not covered due to time constraints

A light breakfast will be provided.

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31 May 2019
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Highway Workzone Safety & 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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June 2019

6 June 2019
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

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

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

Leaders must know how to protect their employees and organizations from incidental losses.  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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7 June 2019
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Police EVOC Motorcycle Escort

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust.

Police emergency vehicle operations courses (EVOC) are taught by seasoned police instructors.  The prime objectives of these hands-on, skill-based seminars are: (1) officer safety, (2) protection of innocents and (3) successful law enforcement.

This one (1) day course is designed for officers who have already completed the Basic Police Motorcycle Operators Certification Course. This course will provide officers with the training to conduct motorcycle escorts for Funerals and Dignitaries. Students will spend the first half of the day in a classroom setting and the second half of the class conducting mock escorts. Students may share their department motorcycles for this class.

Lunch is not included.

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14 June 2019
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement

Presented by Dr. Kevin Gilmartin, PhD

EMOTIONAL SURVIVAL FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT 

Sponsored by Central Bucks Regional Police Department  in conjunction with the Central Bucks Regional Police Foundation, Inc.

Location:  Aldie Mansion, 85 Old Dublin Pike, Doylestown, PA 07:30 AM Registration/Breakfast Provided 08:00 – 12:00 PM Dr. Gilmartin 12:00 – 01:00 PM Lunch Provided 01:00 – 04:00 PM Dr. Gilmartin

SPACE IS LIMITED – REGISTER EARLY

Cost:  $75.00/person or $50.00/person if more than one attendee from the same agency.  Mail checks payable to Central Bucks Regional Police Foundation, Inc., 57 W. Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901

Included: “Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement” book by Dr. Gilmartin

Registration Confirmation:  You will receive an e-mail confirmation when your registration has been processed.

 The Delaware Valley Workers’ Compensation Trust and Property & Liability Trust are offering 30 full scholarships (limit 2 per member entity) on a first-come, first-served basis.   To request a scholarship, email cbigham@dvtrusts.com or call 267-803-5720 prior to registration.  Approved scholarships can be redeemed by submitting proof of attendance and paid receipt to cbigham@dvtrusts.com following the training.

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26 June 2019
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Advanced Security for Public Entities – Penn State Public Entity Leadership Certificate Program Elective

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This course provides an overview of crime prevention and security issues impacting municipalities and other public entities. Topics include safeguarding property assets, reducing employee theft, minimizing the risk of workplace violence, effective use of surveillance technology and ensuring information security.

Lunch will be provided.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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