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New Client Services Track!September 30, 2015
Frontline Focus now offers a Client Services certification option! This track is perfect for case managers, intake specialists, job readiness trainers or any other staff who interact directly with clients. Through these 5 core courses, learn how to: conduct an effective intake assessment, appropriately document case notes, use Motivational Interviewing skills, develop and facilitate a job readiness training, and create a culturally competent work environment! In addition, choose from a wide range of electives to round out your professional development. Build your skills, expand your network, and advance your career by signing up today! Find out more about certification here. Or start your journey right now by registering below for our two upcoming Client Services classes: Motivational Interviewing and Conducting Quality Intake Assessments.
To sign up, contact: Cheryl Hester at cheryl@cjc.net or call 312-252-0460 x108.
The NEW Frontline Focus Training Catalog is Here!July 20, 2015

With the start of this new fiscal year, now is the time to jumpstart your professional development plan for 2015-2016. Frontline Focus has several new classes, including topics related to the Benchmarking Network’s best practices and strategies for improving your job readiness trainings. We’re also excited to announce the new Client Services Track, with classes for case managers, intake specialists and trainers. Please contact Cheryl Hester, Frontline Focus Administrator at cheryl@cjc.net or 312-252-0460 x108 for more. See the catalog here!

Free Week-Long Transgender Job Seeker WorkshopJuly 15, 2015

Work with transgender job seekers? Starting Monday, July 27th, TransWorks is hosting a week-long employment workshop for transgender and gender non-conforming job seekers. Topics will include interview skills, resume writing, career development and more!

Click here for more information. Contact Kate Harrington-Rosen at 773-248-5200 x108 to enroll for free!

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