Training and Development is aimed at bettering the performance of individuals.
There are ongoing educational activities within Queens College and CUNY designed to enhance the fulfillment and performance of all employees.
Training and development programs offered include a variety of educational techniques and programs that can be attended by staff.
Development activities can:
- Encourage growth and career development of employees
- Improve skills and knowledge that can be immediately applied at work
- Increase motivation and job satisfaction
- Create a network of colleagues for problem-solving and support
- Promote communication and planning throughout campus and department networks
The Professional Development and Learning Management (PDLM) Office manages training and professional development opportunities designed to enhance the knowledge, skills, and competencies of CUNY employees. College and Central Office employees in various positions can benefit from professional development and training sessions that present progressive and innovative workplace effectiveness tools created by some of the most celebrated thinkers in the workplace learning field.
To Register for CUNY Professional Development Program Courses go to www.cuny.edu/pdlm to complete E-Application. Submit online to PDLM Office and submit hard copy to Human Resources Office.
CUNY WORK/LIFE PROGRAM
The City University of New York has a deep concern for the well-being of all its employees, and realizes that we are not always prepared to handle some of the challenges we encounter in our lives. To help employees and their families balance the demands of their work and personal lives, the University offers free, confidential assistance to its employees and their families through the CUNY Work/Life Program.
Effective May 15, 2015 the CUNY Work/Life Program will be administered by the Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program (EAP), who will provide EAP services for all employees of CUNY and their family members. Among other things, your EAP benefit includes 8 confidential short-term counseling visits at no cost to you or your dependents. Deer Oaks EAP has numerous convenient locations, and its professional counselors have considerable clinical expertise and are knowledgeable and experienced in helping clients of all ages, from young children up to the elderly.
The CUNY Work/Life Program administered by Deer Oaks EAP can assist you with many different types of challenges, including:
- Childcare and Eldercare
- Financial and legal issues
- Substance abuse
- Free interactive online simple will
- Retiree assistance
For information or referral to a provider near you, please call Deer Oaks EAP toll-free at 1-888-993-7650. Online tools are also available to you at www.deeroaks.com, login & password is CUNY.
CUNY is committed to the health and well-being of its employees and their family members, and encourages you to visit the website and learn more about the CUNY Work/Life Program administered by Deer Oaks EAP and how it can help you and your families.