211 Live Chat Hours:
8:30am-5pm, Mon-Fri


HSC Workshop Series



Interested in training for your Middle Managers? Click here for details.

NEW Compassion Fatigue Prevention & Resiliency: Fitness Training for the Frontline Caregiver with Bonnie Howell, a workshop for professional and family caregivers. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 9:00 to 12:00 noon in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, E Green St at S Cayuga St, Ithaca. Fee $60 includes nutritious snacks and drinks. Click here for a full description.

NEW - Creating an Inclusive Workplace Culture for LGBTQ Employees, Customers and Clients with Luca Maurer, a workshop for supervisors and managers in all kinds of organizations. In cooperation with Family & Children's Service of Ithaca and the Diversity Consortium of Tompkins County. Two HR CEUs available. Tuesday, March 1, 2016 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, E Green St at S Cayuga St, Ithaca. Fee $85 includes nutritious snacks and drinks. Click here for a full description.

Successful Agency Fundraising from A to Z with Mary Beth Bunge, a workshop for non-profit board members, staff and volunteers with any responsibility for agency fundraising. Friday, March 11, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, E Green St at S Cayuga St, Ithaca. Fee $120 includes nutritious snacks and beverages but lunch is not included. Attendees may eat lunch on the beautiful Ithaca Commons. Click here for a full description.

Hard Conversations: Interrupting Biased, Bigoted Remarks, Stereotypes, and Negative Assumptions at Work with Kirby Edmonds and Laura Branca, a workshop for everyone. In cooperation with the Diversity Consortium of Tompkins County. Tuesday, March 15, 2016 from 8:45 am to 12:45 pm in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, E Green St at S Cayuga St, Ithaca, Fee $80 includes nutritious snacks and drinks but does not include lunch. Attendees may eat lunch on the beautiful Ithaca Commons. Click here for a full description.

NEW - Coping with Stress at Work and at Home with Ariana Blossom, a workshop for everyone. Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, E Green St at S Cayuga St, Ithaca. Fee $120 includes nutritious snacks and drinks but it does not include lunch. Attendees may eat lunch on the beautiful Ithaca Commons. Click here for a full description.

FREE - Board Chairs Round Table facilitated by Scott Heyman with presentations by area board chairs, a sessions for persons who chair a non-profit board of directors, or have done so in the past, or may do so in the future. Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, E Green St at S Cayuga St, Ithaca. The last half hour of the session will be reserved for those that wish to network. Light snacks will be served. Click here for a full description.

NEW - Tolerance is like a Pebble in Your Shoe with Ednita Wright, Ph.D., a workshop for everyone who is employed in any kind of organization. In cooperation with the Diversity Consortium of Tompkins County. Monday, April 18, 2016 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon in the Borg Warner Conference Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, E Green St at S Cayuga St, Ithaca. Fee $65 includes nutritious snacks and drinks. Click here for a full description.

NEW - The New Guidelines for Exempt Employees: Are You Ready? A panel discussion on the increased minimum salary for an employee to be exempt with Emily Rocket, Attorney Miller Mayer; Bethany Brown, HR Director of Franziska Rackers; and Scott Pronti, Director of HR for Tompkins County Trust. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, E Green St at S Cayuga St, Ithaca. Fee $50 includes nutritious snacks and drinks. Click here for a full description.

NEW - 12 Step Programs as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with G. P. "Gepe" Zurenda, LCSW-R, a workshop for social workers and interested others. In cooperation with Family & Children's Service of Ithaca. Friday, May 20, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, E Green St at S Cayuga St, Ithaca. Fee $135 includes nutritious snacks and drinks but does not include lunch. Attendees may bring their lunch or go out on the beautiful Ithaca Commons. The workshop is pre-approved for 5.5 contact hours of continuing education for LSWs and LMSWs in New York State. It is open to all interested individuals. Licensed social workers will be provided a Certificate of Completion for recertification at no additional charge! Click here for a full description.

NEW - Agency Merger: The View from Inside, a panel discussion with four Tompkins County executive directors who have recently survived a merger. Featuring: Sue Dale-Hall, Child Development Council; Dale Johnson, Hospicare; Paul Mazzarella, Ithaca Neighborhood Housing; and Warren Allmon, Paleontolgical Research Institution. Monday, June 6, 2016 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, E Green St at S Cayuga St, Ithaca. Fee $50 includes nutritious snacks. Click here for a full description.

NEW - It Depends on the Lens: Addressing Unconscious Bias in the Staff Search Process with Dane Cruz, Vivian Relta, and Jum Warritay, a scenario/workshop for everyone who has any involvement in hiring staff. In cooperation with the Diversity Consortium of Tompkins County. Tuesday, June 7, 2016 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library. Fee $65 includes nutritious snacks and drinks. Click here for a full description.