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  • This training will explore the impact of wellness for employees in their personal and professional lives, discuss the benefit of reducing stress, increasing mental and physical health, improving work satisfaction and productivity, and to explore often overlooked areas of how stress can impact work units. Wellbeing looks different for each person, as it encompasses physical, emotional, spiritual, financial, intellectual, and social aspects. Further, working with the public can sometimes be challenging, increasing an employee’s stress response, which can present personal and professional challenges if left unaddressed. In this workshop we will identify ways employees can increase their resiliency at work. This presentation will provide a variety of resources, science-based discussions, and specific skills for employees to combat work stress, increase personal wellbeing, and better understand their own inherent resilient qualities that empower them to bring their best self to work.

    Upcoming Courses:
    05/15/2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    MMB 204
    215 MLK JR. BLVD
  • This workshop is intended to provide managers & supervisors with the knowledge base needed to conduct investigations with a focus on the investigative interview.

    Upcoming Courses:
    04/25/2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Madison Municipal Building (MMB) ROOM 204
  • Everyone has biases and preferences that help us operate in the world. Implicit bias allows us to cognitively process complex information and assists us in many ways. How does that impact the way in which we see others and interact with people different from ourselves? How can we assure that we are honoring the brilliant complexity of our psychology and challenging where negative implicit biases may be taking root? Most importantly, how do we make change in ourselves and how can we challenge others to change when implicit bias may be stereotypical or negative? The course will cover the following objectives:

    • Define implicit bias and the cognitive functions that it stems from.
    • Learn skills to identify and impact their own implicit bias.
    • Recognize how their implicit biases are formed and shaped.
    • Learn basic communication tools for confronting bias.
    • Identify where participants have a role in their lives and in their work places to decrease stereotyped bias.
    Upcoming Courses:
    05/23/2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    MMB Room 204
    215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
    12/11/2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    MMB Room 204
    215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
  • In this two part training series, you will learn simple, science-based resilience building techniques that you can use throughout the day. Resilience gives you the benefits of better sleep, decreased stress at work, improved teamwork, the ability to deal with and recover from difficult situations, process information, solve problems and enhance creativity. You will be introduced to the Heartmath core concepts and technology, identify everyday situations that deplete and renew your energy, and identify a personal goal for increasing resiliency.

    Upcoming Courses:
    10/16/2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    MMB 204
    215 MLK JR. BLVD
    10/30/2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    MMB 204
    215 MLK JR. BLVD
  • Through this discussion and activities, participants will imagine ways to offer more LGBTQ+ inclusive services and work environments. Participants will learn more about health and other inequities facing the LGBTQ+ community. Through this discussion and activities, participants will imagine ways to offer more LGBTQ+ inclusive services and work environments. Cost for the training is $35 for all participants.


    This training is provided by Public Health Madison & Dane County
    Questions/concerns? Contact Rachel Goldberg at (608) 243-0137 or rgoldberg@publichealthmdc.com

    Upcoming Courses:
    04/18/2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Central Library, Room 3rd floor community room
  • Learn the basics of spreadsheets in Excel 2016. Topics include formulas, display formatting, and workbooks.

    Employee co-pay: $30 per 90 minute training, or $105 for a full day training.

    8:00 am – 9:30 am Excel 2016 - Getting Started
    10:00 am – 11:30 am Excel 2016 - Functions & Formulas
    12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Excel 2016 - Formatting Spreadsheets
    2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Excel 2016 - Working with Workbooks
    Upcoming Courses:
    02/25/2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    2300 S. Park St, LL, Suite 102
    04/11/2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    2300 S. Park St, LL, Suite 102
  • You should be familiar with Excel basics or attend Beginning Excel before attending this session.

    Learn intermediate skills in Excel 2016. Topics include charts and diagrams, lists, keyboard shortcuts and advanced formulas.

    Employee co-pay: $30 per 90 minute training, or $105 for a full day of training.

    8:00 am – 9:30 am Excel 2016: Creating Charts
    10:00 am – 11:30 am Excel 2016: Lists & Tables
    12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Excel 2016: Tips & Shortcuts
    2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Excel 2016: More Functions & Formulas
    Upcoming Courses:
    04/25/2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Village on Park
    2300 S. Park St, LL, Suite 102
  • You should be familiar with Excel 2016 or attend Intermediate Excel before attending this session.

    Learn advanced skills in Excel 2016. Topics include task automation, pivot tables, data analysis, and power and statistical functions.

    Employee co-pay: $30 per 90 minute training, or $105 for a full day training.

    8:00 am – 9:30 am Excel 2016 - Automating Tasks with Macros
    10:00 am – 11:30 am Excel 2016 - Pivot Tables
    12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Excel 2016 - Data Analysis Tools
    2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Excel 2016 - Power Functions
    Upcoming Courses:
    05/22/2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Village on Park
    2300 S. Park St, LL, Suite 102
  • Learn about PowerPoint 2016. Topics include formatting, animation and slide changes, multimedia integration, and presentation.

    Employee co-pay: $30 per 90 minute training, or $105 for a full day of training.

    8:00 am – 9:30 am PowerPoint 2016 - Getting Started
    10:00 am – 11:30 am PowerPoint 2016 - Formatting Presentations
    12:30 pm – 2:00 pm PowerPoint 2016 - Working with Animation & Multimedia
    2:30 pm – 4:00 pm PowerPoint 2016 - Presenting Slide Shows
    Upcoming Courses:
    06/27/2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Village on Park
    2300 S. Park St, LL, Suite 102
  • Learn the basics of Word 2016. Topics include layout, formatting, templates, mail merge, table of contents and reviewing tools.

    Employee co-pay: $30 per 90 minute training, or $105 for a full day of training.

    8:00 am – 9:30 am Word 2016 - Document Layout & Formatting
    10:00 am – 11:30 am Word 2016 - Templates & Styles
    12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Word 2016 - Mail Merge
    2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Word 2016 - Advanced Tools
    Upcoming Courses:
    08/08/2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Village on Park
    2300 S. Park St, LL, Suite 102
  • A critical skill in any government organization is understanding and appropriate use of power and influence. If we aren't careful, this can come at a high ethical cost. This course will cover the following objectives:

    • Define leadership, ethics and power and illustrate the link between these concepts.
    • Discuss the role that power plays in leadership within today's society.
    • Clarify preferred personal power style and be able to increase personal and social power through a broader understanding of power bases.
    • Analyze the limitations and challenges posed by the possibility of ethical leadership and be able to propose appropriate responses.
    • Critically think about and determine appropriate responses to ethical leadership dilemmas.
    Upcoming Courses:
    05/14/2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Madison Municipal Building (MMB)
    215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, 204
  • Harassment in the workplace can be a form of illegal employment discrimination. This workshop is designed to provide employees with a greater understanding of the City's APM 3-5 and the legal and social implications of discrimination in the form of sexual, gender, racial or disability-based harassment in the workplace. Emphasis will be placed on increasing sensitivity to what constitutes a problem and why an immediate, constructive response is important. Discussion will also focus on exploring good management practices and policies requiring the maintenance of an environment that is free of discriminatory harassment.


    Please contact the Department of Civil Rights for any additional questions (608) 266-4910

     

    Upcoming Courses:
    06/13/2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    City-County Building Room 103A
    10/14/2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    City-County Building Room 103A
  • Harassment in the workplace can be a form of illegal employment discrimination. This workshop is designed to provide employees with a greater understanding of the City's APM 3-5 and the legal and social implications of discrimination in the form of sexual, gender, racial or disability-based harassment in the workplace. Emphasis will be placed on increasing sensitivity to what constitutes a problem and why an immediate, constructive response is important. Discussion will also focus on exploring good management practices and policies requiring the maintenance of an environment that is free of discriminatory harassment.


    Please contact the Department of Civil Rights for any additional questions (608) 266-4910

    Upcoming Courses:
    03/27/2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    City-County Building Room 103A
    04/11/2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    City-County Building Room 103A
    05/20/2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    City-County Building Room 103A
    06/05/2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    City-County Building Room 103A
    07/09/2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    City-County Building Room 103A
    08/19/2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    City-County Building Room 103A
    09/17/2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    City-County Building Room 103A
    10/01/2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    City-County Building Room 103A
    11/06/2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    City-County Building Room 103A
    12/03/2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    City-County Building Room 103A
  • Imagine a Madison where everyone has access to opportunity and the ability to shape the future of our City, regardless of race, income, gender, or other group status. The City has committed to this vision through the Racial Equity and Social Justice Initiative (RESJI).

    In RESJI 1, Participants will engage in a highly interactive program to discuss the need to establish racial equity and social justice as core principles in the City of Madison.

    Participants will be provided with foundational information necessary to understand concepts of racial equity and social justice, including implicit and explicit bias, micro-aggressions, different levels of bias, and steps we can all take to make the City of Madison a place where people from all backgrounds can contribute and thrive.

    This course lays the groundwork for RESJI 2: Applying Racial Equity & Social Justice.


    Please contact the Department of Civil Rights for any additional questions (608) 266-4910

    Upcoming Courses:
    04/17/2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Madison Municipal Building (MMB) ROOM 204
    07/24/2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Madison Municipal Building (MMB) ROOM 153
    10/16/2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Madison Municipal Building (MMB) ROOM 153
  • Imagine a Madison where everyone has access to opportunity and the ability to shape the future of our City, regardless of race, income, gender, or other group status. The City has committed to this vision through the Racial Equity and Social Justice Initiative (RESJI).

    RESJI Part 2: Applying Racial Equity & Social Justice

    You must attend RESJI 1: What are Racial Equity & Social Justice? before attending this session.

    Now that participants have a foundation in the key concepts of racial equity and social justice, RESJI 2 provides participants with the tools to integrate these concepts into their daily work. Several tools and techniques are shared and practiced, including a racial equity impact analysis, organization assessment, and development of strategies and work plans. This session is highly interactive and will give participants concrete tools to take back to their department.

    This course lays the groundwork for RESJI 3: Transformative Leadership and Communication.

    Please contact the Department of Civil Rights for any additional questions (608) 266-4910

     

    Upcoming Courses:
    02/27/2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Madison Municipal Building (MMB) ROOM 153
    05/15/2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Madison Municipal Building (MMB) ROOM 153
    08/21/2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Madison Municipal Building (MMB) ROOM 153
    11/13/2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Madison Municipal Building (MMB) ROOM 153
  • Imagine a Madison where everyone has access to opportunity and the ability to shape the future of our City, regardless of race, income, gender, or other group status. The City has committed to this vision through the Racial Equity and Social Justice Initiative (RESJI).

    RESJI Part 3: Transformative Leadership & Communication

    You must attend RESJI 2: Applying Racial Equity & Social Justice before attending this session.

    In RESJI 3, you will learn about transformative leadership, communicating about race and equity, and effective use of racial equity tools. This is an interactive session where you will be able to explore your own experiences and develop strategies for personally and professionally advancing racial equity.

    Please contact the Department of Civil Rights for any additional questions (608) 266-4910

     

    Upcoming Courses:
    03/27/2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Madison Municipal Building (MMB) ROOM 206
    06/12/2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Madison Municipal Building (MMB) ROOM 153
    09/25/2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Madison Municipal Building (MMB) ROOM 153
    12/18/2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Madison Municipal Building (MMB) ROOM 153
  • Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. This EAP conducted QPR training will focus on suicide prevention in the workplace and at home, and will include additional education around special populations, such as QPR with children and adolescents, older adults, military and law enforcement, and substance abuse issues.

    Upcoming Courses:
    08/21/2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    MMB 204
    215 MLK JR. BLVD
  • In this two part training series, we will provide current supervisors with an opportunity to receive a refresher training on what the Employee Assistance Program is and how it can assist supervisors in navigating challenging and sensitive issues that arise in their employees. We will provide education and skills on: (1) trauma-informed supervision; (2) increase your skillset in having constructive conversations with your employees when they are having a tough time at work; (3) navigating alcohol and other drug abuse issues in the workplace, including setting appropriate boundaries; (4) learning about caregiver stress and how to support caregivers in the workplace; and (5) responding to employee and employee significant other death, loss, and grief in the workplace, including how to respond to your team in an effective and sensitive way. We will additionally be allowing plenty of time for discussion and questions.

    Upcoming Courses:
    09/11/2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    MMB 204
    215 MLK JR. BLVD
    09/25/2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    MMB 204
    215 MLK JR. BLVD
  • This course focuses on development of healthy and functional teams, with specific focus on:

    • Understanding stages of team development
    • Characteristics of functional teams & dysfunctional teams
    • Methodologies critical to team success
    • The importance of trust and conflict management in team effectiveness
    Upcoming Courses:
    08/22/2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Madison Municipal Building (MMB)
    215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, 204