Training Calendar and Registration

Monthly NYAPRS trainings October – Dec 2021.  Save the dates! 
3rd Thursdays (9-11 am)
Repeated 4th Wednesdays (1-3 pm)

Download training calendar here
View all NYAPRS training descriptions here

  • Oct 2021 Developing Effective Staff through Teambuilding & Collaboration
    Working together and collaborating with others is an essential part of providing effective recovery based services to the people that we serve and support. The way in which we demonstrate our teamwork is observed everyday by participants in our programs and services. This training will focus on building effective and collaborative teams, developing ways to strengthen the team and identifying when your team may be in need of additional supports and engagement. Build the foundation of your staff through effective teambuilding and watch the outcomes grow! 2.0 CE Hours

          • Thu 10/21/2021 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (online) Register 

          • Wed 10/27/2021 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (online) Cancelled. To be rescheduled.

  • Nov 2021 Supervision: Difficult Conversations
    As you navigate your many responsibilities as a supervisor, inevitably you will encounter the need for engaging in difficult conversations regarding employee performance and taking corrective action. This training will review eight steps for maximizing the effectiveness of these conversations so that people feel safe and are open to change. We will introduce the Transactional Analysis of communication as an approach to support the supervisor/supervisee relationship through these difficult conversations.

        • Thu 11/18/2021 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (online) Register 

        • Wed 11/24/2021 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (online) repeat Register

          Dec 2021 Healing Through Mindfulness: Incorporating Mindful Strategies into Practice  Registration will open soon.


Caregiver Support: Nurturing Parenting Together

Free and open to the pubic

  • Next session starts September 1, 2021. Download Info Flyer
  • Read the SUN Community News article about these classes: Help available for stressed parents
  • Additional dates, times, and locations to be announced.
  • Parents and caregivers who want to learn more or to register can contact Emma Jean Okusky at 518-420-6808 or at

Suicide Prevention: QPR Training

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Referthe 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.

  • Free, thanks to generous funding from WDI. Read more about our partnership with WDI on this pilot project.
  • 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.
  • Each year thousands of Americans, like you, are saying “Yes” to saving the life of a friend, colleague, sibling, or neighbor.
  • QPR can be learned in a Gatekeeper course in as little as one hour.
  • Inquire about QPR Training: or complete this QPR Interest Form.
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