April 2020

16 April 2020
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Generational Advantage – 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 workshop explores perceptual blind spots, generational diversity as a gateway to other types of diversity, hiring and managing individuals from different age cohorts, effective communication, and always delivering value to those you serve. Case studies relevant to municipal environments will be examined.

Lunch will be provided.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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16 April 2020
9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Microsoft OneNote 2016 Core

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

Lesson 1:  Exploring Notebook Structure Lesson 2:  Adding Content and Formats to a OneNote Notebook Lesson 3:  Managing OneNote Notebooks, History, and Backups Lesson 4:  Working with Embedded Files Lesson 5:  Sharing and Collaborating with Notebooks (time permitting) Lesson 6:  Finalizing a Notebook (time permitting)

A light breakfast will be provided.

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21 April 2020
9:00 am – 11:00 am

Drug and Alcohol Training for Supervisors of CDL Drivers

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This training fulfills the US Department of Transportation drug and alcohol training requirements for supervisors of drivers who possess a commercial driver’s license.  Its purpose is to enable supervisors to determine whether reasonable suspicion exists to require a driver to undergo testing (CFR §382.307).  Topics covered include drug and alcohol recognition and awareness, reasonable suspicion, protecting confidentiality, appropriate response when confronted with an impaired worker and other supervisory responsibilities.

 

 

 

 

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22 April 2020
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Police Motorcycle Operator Recertification (3 day course)

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

This class runs April 22 to 24 – Wednesday through Friday.

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 three (3) day course is designed for officers who have already completed the Basic Police Motorcycle Operator Certification course. This course will provide officers with an opportunity to update the skills they learned in the basic course. Students must attend all three days to receive their recertification. Students must also successfully complete written and practical exams to receive certification for the course.

Officers attending must be properly licensed to operate a motorcycle and must bring a Police Department owned motorcycle.

Lunch is not included however there are a few restaurants nearby.

 

 

 

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22 April 2020
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

High Performing Teams – Elective Course, Penn State Public Entity Leadership Certificate Program

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

Facilitation establishes a positive atmosphere for individuals and groups to work together on a project or task. In this workshop, leaders will learn facilitation tools to help promote inclusion, recognize differences and establish common ground. Facilitation techniques such as brainstorming will also be demonstrated.

 

 

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23 April 2020
9:00 am

PRPS Swimming Pool Management 101 and Pool Pesticide Recertification

These courses are designed to assist municipal aquatic facility staff with maintaining a healthy bathing environment and meeting Pa. Dept. of Agriculture pesticide applicator certification requirements.  For a complete description of the seminars, please refer to PRPS registration information at http://www.prps.org.

Apr 23, 2020 – Pool Pesticide Recertification Workshop

Apr 24 & 25, 2020 – *Swimming Pool Management 101

Location: Greater Plymouth Community Center, 2910 Jolly Road, Plymouth Meeting PA

10 Scholarships of up to $155.00 each are available to DVWCT (Workers Compensation Trust) and DVPLT (Property & Liability Trust) members. Limit two (2) scholarships per member entity. 

*Note: Scholarships do not apply to the Department of Agriculture Pesticide Exam (Core/Category 24).

 How to Claim a Scholarship:

1. DVWCT/DVPLT members should first contact the Trust to confirm availability and reserve your scholarship. Contact Carol Bigham cbigham@dvtrusts.com or call 267-803-5720.

2. DVWCT/DVPLT members should register directly through PRPS. For more information, click on the following link: PRPS Registration Information or visit http://www.prps.org.

3. After completing the course, forward proof of registration and payment to: cbigham@dvtrusts.com.

4. Upon approval, the Trust will issue a reimbursement check for the value of the scholarship (up to two per member entity).

Requests for reimbursement must be received by May 31, 2020.

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

 

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23 April 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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23 April 2020
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

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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28 April 2020
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

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

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.

Presented by PA Department of Education, Institute for Law Enforcement Education. Please complete and return the attached ILEE Enrollment with your registration.

Lunch is included.

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ILEE Enrollment

29 April 2020
9:00 am – 11:00 am

Injury Prevention Fundamentals

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

Safe work practices are most important in the prevention of injuries and fatalities. Understanding how external factors can influence work practices can help us focus our attention on specific actions and behaviors that will reduce risk. This course provides an understanding of how people work (human performance) and how incidents happen in order to prevent them. Attendees will learn how to protect themselves against workplace hazards and how to maintain focus and work safely. This increased awareness will benefit all employees, including office staff, on-site operators and mobile operators. This seminar is approved for two (2) Pa. DEP water/wastewater operator contact hours.

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