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For Immediate Release
October 23, 2017
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Bernadette Morris
Sonshine Communications
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(BPRW) ImageWorks to Host Hiring from the Sidelines October 25-27, 2017 in Washington, DC -3-Day Conference for Workforce Development & Social Service Professionals-

(Black PR Wire) ImageWorks, a professional development firm, will host its three-day workforce professional training conference, “Hiring From the Sidelines” on October 25-27, 2017.  The conference is set to take place at the Thurgood Marshall Center in Washington, DC, located at 1816 Twelfth Street, NW.

The purpose of the professional training conference is to assist workforce development and human service providers in creating an inspiring and transforming approach to human service delivery.  Case Managers, Program Facilitators, Human Service Trainers, Social Workers, Job Coaches, Grant Writers, Program Managers and those working in a related field are encouraged to attend this informative conference.  There are limited matching scholarships available to attend the conference for non-profits working in workforce development or social services.

“During the sessions, attendees will learn how to use different methods for providing professional/workforce development training, and learn how to improve connection and methodology to human services, workforce development and the overall development of people – plus so much more,” shared Carla Harris, CEO of Image Works.

Highlights of the conference will include a focus on the following topics:

Day One:

  • Is this your calling?
  • Using the Pathways to Self-Sufficiency Model in Workforce Development
  • Creating Common Language

Day Two:

  • Benefits of Transforming Human Service Delivery
  • They, Them & Those People – Are You Guilty?
  • Performance vs. People

Day Three:

  • Emotional Intelligence and Workforce Development
  • Transforming Service Delivery
  • Conference speakers for “Hiring From the Sidelines” include:

    • Kendra Smith, a Program Monitor and Motivational Speaker;
    • Peter J. Harris, Artist Director, Inspiration House
    • Carla Harris, CEO, Image Works 
    • Penelope Griffith, a Solution-Focused Therapist & Trainer, Institute for Solution-Focused Therapy
    • Andrew Rogers, Executive Director, Skyland Workforce Center

Hiring From the Sidelines is a professional development training conference for workforce development professionals and others who have made working with marginalized job seekers a career.  Many people come in direct contact with citizens who are impacted by human services.  The Conference is hosted in partnership with the Council for Workforce Development.  Sponsors include The Salvation Army, the Council for Workforce Development, ImageWorks, Inspiration House, City First Bank, and Skyland Workforce Center.  To register for the conference, visit www.isyourimageworking.com or call 202-450-4246.

ImageWorks Consulting Firm is a professional development firm specializing in the advancement of people. The company creates training and development programs that inspire, motivate and provide tangible strategies for moving forward successfully.