Open workshops are FREE for Capital EAP Members. To enroll, Contact Us , email us at, or call (518) 465-3813 Ext 100. Make sure you provide your name, email, and the company you work for. Registration ensures that you will be contacted in the event of any changes and allows us to plan for the correct number of attendees.

If you are not a Capital EAP Member, contact us at (518) 465-3813 for more information about how you can attend.

Fall 2013 Workshops:

Effective Listening

Wednesday, September 11, 10 – 12noon


Transitional Services Association
127 Union St, Saratoga Springs NY 12866 (Google Map)

This workshop heightens awareness of how we use listening skills.  Strategies and skills will be discussed for better listening, as well as the pitfalls that interrupt the listening process.

Successful Communication at Work

Wednesday, September 25, 2 – 4pm


Leading Age New York
13 British American Blvd,  Latham NY 12110  (Google Map)

The ability to share ideas, facts and feelings clearly and professionally helps wherever you work. This session looks at verbal and non-verbal elements, channels such as email vs. face-to-face communication and the need to carefully craft your own messages.

Developing and Leading Effective Teams

Thursday, October 10, 2 – 4pm


Northeast Association Management Inc
9 Cornell Rd, Latham NY 12110 (Google Map)

Communication, conflict management, leadership and productivity take on different meanings in a team environment at work. This session looks at different types of work teams, functions of team leaders, successful approaches and pitfalls to avoid as a leader.

Time Management Basics

Tuesday, October 22, 2 – 4pm


Bethlehem Public Library
451 Delaware Ave, Delmar NY  12054 (Google Map)

This workshop takes a reality-based approach to time management. Along with key principles for time control, it explores life balance and ways that we sabotage our own best efforts to get things done.

Qualities of an Effective Supervisor

Wednesday, November 6, 10 – 12noon 


Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
475 Moe Rd, Clifton Park NY  12065 (Google Map)

This training is designed for first time supervisors or supervisors who have not received training in supervision.  It will concentrate on the roles and functions of a supervisor, emphasizing the communication process and how it relates to supervision. Supervisory “Best Practices” will be highlighted and discussed.

Stress Management

Thursday, November 21, 2 – 4pm


WSWHE BOCES, Saratoga Springs
27 Gick Rd, Saratoga Springs NY  12866 (Directions)

Many of us feel that our lives are just bundles of stress and ongoing, uncontrolled stress takes a steep toll on our lives. Learn about how stress impacts your health and how constructive stress responses help to mitigate that impact and enhance well-being.

Leadership Style and Effectiveness

Thursday, December 5, 2 – 4pm


Saratoga Bridges
16 Saratoga Bridges Blvd, Ballston Spa NY 12020

Effective leaders usually have certain things in common. Communication skills, respect for all and the ability to set goals and anticipate the future are just a few. These will be explored with an emphasis on leadership as a skill set that can be learned and practiced in almost any group environment.

Assertive Communication

Tuesday, December 17, 2 – 4pm


Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood
855 Central Ave, 3rd Floor, Albany NY 12206

Assertive communication demonstrates both honesty and respect. In this workshop, factors such as self esteem, attitudes toward conflict and communication skills will be emphasized, along with the differences between aggressive, passive and assertive communication styles.