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    Programs that sponsor conferences, symposiums, seminars, workshops and other gatherings in which one or a variety of speakers are brought together to make presentations which address a particular human service topic with the objective of increasing participant awareness of the issues, problems and potential solutions that are facing residents of the community.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Education/Prevention ServicesFree energy efficiency and financial management workshops are held throughout the service territories.These Workshops are conducted by Cornell Cooperative Extension as part of the EmPower New York Program with funding from NYSERDA.AlbanyENERGY EFFICIENCY EDUCATION AND AWARENESSNEW YORK STATE ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (NYSERDA)
    Education/Prevention ServicesCoordinate workshops, events and other formats of public awareness and prevention of suicide issues. Helps to educate people about suicide and the warning signs.New YorkSUICIDE HELP RESOURCE INFORMATIONAMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION
    Education/TrainingProvide education to workers about their labor and civil rights, including literature explaining employment laws and civil rights law, and distribute these materials to workers and community groups throughout the region.UlsterLEGAL EDUCATIONWORKER JUSTICE CENTER OF NEW YORK
    Education/Training ServicesProvides conferences, and other awareness formats to educate the general public, or specific groups or professionals regarding mental health or substance abuse issues.FranklinCOMMUNITY EDUCATION AND AWARENESSNORTH COUNTRY BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE NETWORK
    Education/Training ServicesProvides ongoing training and technical assistance through trainings, in-services, and conferences and through regular contact with advocates and stakeholders addressing issues such as funding, legislation, program development, service provision, community collaboration, program evaluation, public assistance, immigration, HIV, chemical dependence, mental health, the law and court system, social change, and cultural competency among other issues as they impact victims of domestic violence. Also provides outreach programs and printed materials to educate the public on domestic violence and how to help or prevent this abuse. AlbanyDOMESTIC VIOLENCE EDUCATION AND OUTREACHNEW YORK STATE COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (NYSCADV)
    Education/Training ServicesSponsors conferences, presentations and education programs to raise awareness of the changing views on aging to help community leaders understand the need to create “elder-friendly communities.” Through education and advocacy works to promote fullness of life for older adults in the Adirondacks communities.EssexEDUCATION AND ADVOCACY PROGRAMMERCY CARE FOR THE ADIRONDACKS
    Education/Training ServicesThe Arthritis Foundation provides free educational seminars/symposiums to the public so they may have a better understanding of this disease.SaratogaSEMINARS AND SYMPOSIUMSARTHRITIS FOUNDATION, NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK CHAPTER
    Education/Training ServicesProvides professional development that improves teaching practices by providing educators with the tools and skills to help students meet the goals and objectives .The training provides educators with the skills to respond to student difficulties with the appropriate intervention. In accordance with the National Reading Panel, they provide evidence-based learning strategies for regular classes for diverse learners, not just those struggling with dyslexia. The training incorporates the latest research validated strategies to support learning within the five pillars of reading. These areas are: phonemic awareness, phonics/word study, fluency, comprehension and vocabulary.New YorkTEACHERS TRAININGINTERNATIONAL DYSLEXIA ASSOCIATION
    Education/Training ServicesProvides education and information to drunk driving offenders through a series of panel speakers, such as survivors/victims of drunk driving accidents, family members of those who have died as a victim to a drunk driver, etc.SchenectadyVICTIM IMPACT PANEL (VIP)MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING (MADD) - NEW YORK STATE CHAPTER
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides referrals for working parents searching for licensed day care providers. Also provides training workshops for day care providers on various topics, such as early childhood development, health and safety, nutrition, educational activities and program management. Assists those interested in starting a day care through funding and orientation seminars.ClintonDAY CARE SERVICESJOINT COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY OF CLINTON AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES (JCEO)
    Speaker/Workshop ServicesOffers cancer education presentations to the working community regarding various topics, such as Stress Management, "Doctor, Can We Talk?", and Living with Loss and Grief.New YorkCOMMUNITY, PROFESSIONAL, AND WORKSITE EDUCATIONCANCER CARE
    Speaker/Workshop ServicesOffers a yearly medical conference focusing on breast cancer, as well as offering healthy lifestyle workshops and breast cancer forums throughout the Hudson Valley during the year.UlsterCOMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE CONFERENCEBREAST CANCER OPTIONS
    Speaker/Workshop ServicesOffers workshops on a variety of business-related topics which impact existing small businesses or on topics impacting those just starting out into their own business venture.ClintonSPEAKER/WORKSHOP PROGRAMSCLINTON, FRANKLIN, ESSEX SCORE

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