Criminal Justice and the Workforce System
webinar series presented by
Center for Employment Opportunities

 

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Going to Work with a Record

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Working with Employers

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Serving People with Highly Stigmatized Convictions

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Partnering with Probation and Parole

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Understanding Ban the Box and other NY Regulations

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Going to Work with a Record

August 11, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:30PM EST

This hour and a half webinar will address important considerations and barriers to reemployment for justice involved individuals, with a focus on those individuals recently released from prison or jail.

Key learning objectives include:

  • A deeper understanding of the reentry population (gender, education levels, geography)
  • The demands of probation and parole supervision, especially as they relate to employment
  • How to address the “conviction question” in the interview process; issues around Selective Service and eligibility for federal funding.

This webinar is ideal for frontline staff, recruiters, and human resource professionals looking to train and hire individuals with a justice involved history. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the experts to support the learning.

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Working with Employers

September 8, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:30PM EST

Many workforce professionals struggle to bring employers on board with hiring people with convictions. This hour and a half webinar will provide a deep dive into employer engagement strategies and considerations when working with justice involved candidates.

Key Learning Objectives Include:

  • How to introduce employers to the idea of working with justice involved individuals
  • Common myths and realities of employing justice impacted individuals
  • Representing a person’s work experience while incarcerated into their credentials
  • Addressing common employer questions
  • Aspects of incentive programs like federal bonding and the Worker Opportunity Tax Credit. 

The experts from CEO will provide case studies that highlight the evolution of employer engagement and how commitments have grown over time. They will also provide additional resources for employers.

This webinar is ideal for frontline staff, business services, recruiters, and human resource professionals looking to train and hire individuals with a justice involved history. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the experts to support the learning. 

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Serving People with Highly Stigmatized Convictions

October 6, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00PM EST

Many workforce professionals struggle to bring employers on board with hiring people with convictions. This hour and a half webinar will provide a deep dive into employer engagement strategies and considerations when working with justice involved candidates.

Key Learning Objectives Include:

  • How to introduce employers to the idea of working with justice involved individuals
  • Common myths and realities of employing justice impacted individuals
  • Representing a person’s work experience while incarcerated into their credentials
  • Addressing common employer questions
  • Aspects of incentive programs like federal bonding and the Worker Opportunity Tax Credit. 

The experts from CEO will provide case studies that highlight the evolution of employer engagement and how commitments have grown over time. They will also provide additional resources for employers.

This webinar is ideal for frontline staff, business services, recruiters, and human resource professionals looking to train and hire individuals with a justice involved history. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the experts to support the learning. 

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Partnering with Probation and Parole

November 10, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:30PM EST

When working with clients in reentry, it’s critical to work effectively with probation and parole agencies. This hour and a half webinar will provide insight and strategies for partnering with probation and parole to support job placement.

Key learning objectives include:

  • Identifying the differences and attributes between probation and parole
  • How program referrals fit into a reentry process
  • Best practices for staying in touch with Corrections agents
  • Ethical challenges many professionals face when aligning program objectives with corrections agencies

CEO experts will also explore a high-level overview of their engagement process and next steps for community partners looking to take action to support this population. 

This webinar is ideal for frontline staff, case workers and community organizations looking to train and hire individuals with a justice involved history. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the experts to support the learning.

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Understanding Ban the Box and other New York regulation

December 8, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00PM EST

The reentry hiring landscape state by state and even city by city. This hour webinar will explore both national and local Ban the Box regulations with a lens on New York State, and will also touch on current policy changes affecting the reentry employment field.

Key learnings objectives include:

  • Guidance on how to educate employers and respond to violations
  • Addressing the legal implications when an employer requests to avoid certain convictions
  • Introducing the concept of “collateral consequences” and its database
  • Understanding occupational licensing
  • Explore the Voting Rights restoration for people under Parole supervision. 

There will be a brief overview of bail reform with a focus on how it may affect a person’s employment journey.

This webinar is ideal for frontline staff, business services, recruiters, and human resource professionals looking to train and hire individuals with a justice involved history. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the experts to support the learning.

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