Looking for additional professional development opportunities? Check out the accordions below.
Visit CCC Professional Learning Network (Vision Resource Center - MySWC Login Required) for training opportunities.
"The Vision Resource Center is an online hub for faculty (full time and adjunct), staff, administrators, and trustees in the California Community Colleges. It provides training, resources, and tools related to system-specific work, professional development content, and community discussions moderated by subject matter experts."
After selecting the resource link above, login with your MySWC credentials, then select a topic of interest under the "Browse for Training" heading (or use the search box).
Visit Innovative Educators for training opportunities.
Innovative Educators allows employees to access online training sessions on topics from Management and Leadership, Teaching and Learning, Title IX, Technology and Online Learning, Campus Safety and Security and much more. Topics are delivered by content professionals with extensive experience in their field. Viewers are able to stop and continue the training at any time. Most sessions are about an hour.
To access training:
Once you have select the resource link above, hover over Professional Development tab at the top of the page. Peruse the topics and trainings and determine which session you would like to participate in. (Hint: You can use the Filter Webinars menu at the left side of the page and select Webinar Length and Format.)
Hover over a topic of interest to "Select Options." From the "Webinar Pricing" drop-down menu, select "Go2K" from the list and then select the "Register" button. From the pop-up, select "View Cart" and then "Check Out." Complete the contact information using your SWC email and address. On the right side of the page, enter Southwestern17 in the "Gift card or discount code" box and select the "Apply" button. Select the "Complete Order" button. You will receive an email from Innovative Educators (IE) giving you access to the webinar.
Visit Go2Knowledge for training opportunities.
Go2Knowledge allows employees to access over 100 training sessions on topics from Institutional Effectiveness to Teaching and Learning. Topics are delivered by content professionals with extensive experience in their field. You are able to stop and continue the training at any time. Most sessions are roughly an hour.
To access training:
Once you have followed the resource link to the left, provide your user information on the user account creation page. Make sure that you use your SWC e-mail to access the college district membership. Once all fields have been completed select the "Register" button. Once the account has been created, you will be able to scroll down and search, filter, and select trainings of your choice.
Visit Kognito for training opportunities.
"This online, interactive, and research-proven training simulation is designed to educate our faculty, staff, and students about best practices in supporting students who struggle with psychological distress including depression and suicidal ideation. The training takes 30-60 minutes to complete and is structured as a virtual practice environment where users learn by engaging in interactive role-play conversations with emotionally responsive student avatars. The suite is available at no-cost to all California community college faculty, staff, and students. Please note: the courses refer to the office where students can seek mental health services as the 'Counseling Center.' At your school this may be located elsewhere; specific referral information for your college can be found by clicking the 'Local Resources' button within the training."
After you have select the resource link to the left, select the link to create your account. Enter your information and select the "Faculty/Staff/Administrator" from the "Point of View" drop-down menu. Agree to the Terms and Conditions and then complete a few demographic questions.
Visit Keenan P&C Bridge Safe Colleges Registration to create an account.
Once the Keenan SafeColleges page appears:
- Type in your first name and last name. Then you will need to type in your username, which is the first initial of your first name and last name (i.e., Name=Jane Doe, Username=jdoe). If the username you entered is not available, please add a 1 after the username you entered (i.e., Name=Jane Doe, Username=jdoe1). Then click on the “Register” button.
- The following message will appear, “Congratulations! You have been registered as jdoe." Click "Continue to assignments” button.
- Your Keenan SafeColleges page will reflect the mandatory training that has been assigned for all new hires. After you click on the course title, you will need to click the "Accept" button on the the disclaimer message. This will then take you to the modules for the course. The courses contain audio (so if you would like to listen to the course, be sure to turn up your speakers) and offer closed captioning. You must complete each of the modules in its entirety, as well as successfully pass the quiz at the end of each of the courses in order to receive full credit.
*Note: Keenan SafeColleges will track where you left off in each of the courses, as long as you complete the entire module. In the event you log off in the middle of a module, you will need to begin that same module once logging back in. You will see a green check mark to the left of the modules you have already completed. You will log back in by visiting the Keenan P&C Bridge Safe Colleges, typing in the username you entered when you self-registered, and repeating step 3.
Once you complete the entire training, please send an e-mail to SWCRiskManagement@swccd.edu
Visit Tech Intros and Info for a library of videos created by SWC's Institutional Technology Department.
Visit Training Services Tech Tip of the Day Videos for another library of videos created by the Training Services Department.
Resources for Resilience, Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology 2020
Podcasts for Stress, Anxiety & Trauma, Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology 2020
SWC EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
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For Employees not enrolled in SWC Medical Plan
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VISION RESOURCE CENTER (VRC)
For Self Care webinars and training, go to the Vision Resource Center. After you log with your MySWC credentials, click on the search box below the SWC logo and enter search terms such as: Resilience, Stress Reduction/Management, Self Care, Anxiety, Meditation, Emotional Intelligence, and Mindfulness.