Summer Workshops Offered in Health and Human Services

PATCHOGUE, NY – MAY 7, 2012 – The School of Professional and Graduate Studies at St. Joseph’s College is offering three, one credit “How To…” workshops for health and human service professionals on its Long Island Campus in Patchogue, NY during the month of June. Taught by experts in their fields, these workshops are designed to help students, agency employees and community members understand current hot topics in the field of human services, such as:

•  Introduction to Fundraising – Saturdays, June 9 and 16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:40 p.m.

Registrants will learn how to choose and develop funding sources, funding approaches and how to create a fundraising plan. Topics will include, but are not limited to, designing a direct mailing, creating a database, maintaining relationships with donors, managing a campaign and planning events.

•  Medicaid – Mondays and Tuesdays, June 4, 5, 11 and 12, 6 – 9:45 p.m.

Registrants will learn the ins and outs of Medicaid, such as, who the plan covers, what it covers, how to apply and when to seek legal assistance in applying. Each registrant will complete a Medicaid application.

•  Grant Proposal Writing – Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 6, 7, 13 and 14, 6 – 9:45 p.m.

Registrants will learn how to plan and research grant writing options and how to organize, write and package a proposal. This workshop combines instruction with interactive exercises to help you become more detail-oriented and develop concise, persuasive writing techniques.

Open to the public, the pre-registration cost is $100 per 15-hour workshop (or $150 at the door). For more information, call 631.687.1244 or visit SJC students interested in earning collegiate credit for the workshops can call 631.687.1492.

About St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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