Welcome to the OTC Employee Development calendar where current employees can browse and register for available training opportunities. Events are added throughout the semester so please check back often.

Creating an Environment Where Positive Relationships Thrive

Virtual Only

Define positive relationships and why they are important at work. Discuss ways to deal with team conflict and manage difficult feelings in the workplace. Identify how to handle difficult or uncivil customers/clients. Register here: Creating an Environment Where Positive Relationships Thrive (adobeconnect.com)

PageUp Training: Posting Jobs & Hiring Process

Virtual Only

Everything PageUp! Learn more about how to post jobs, hiring part-time, full-time, and adjunct positions, verbal offer process, filling out offer details, and changing the status for applicants. https://otc.zoom.us/j/3326925151

Suicide Prevention: A Call to Action

Virtual Only

Zoom Link: https://otc.zoom.us/j/92867206439 Session description:  The 2021 Surgeon General’s Call to Action to fully implement the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention recognizes suicide as a major public health issue and calls for a national response.  Going forward, suicide prevention efforts must engage all sectors, including public health, mental health, health care, social services, service members,…

Bystander Intervention Training

ICW 108B&C

Open to students, faculty, and staff September 30, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, ICW 108 B/C The Bystander Intervention Training is comprised of alternating components of brief lectures, individual reflections, small group interactions, and high-energy activities. We will take a short break midway for a free lunch. At the conclusion of the training, we will…

Behind Closed Doors: How Violence at Home can Impact Student Performance

Virtual Only

You interact with a student who often stares into space, doesn’t turn homework in on time, and frequently misses class. While all of these can be symptoms of an unmotivated student, they can also be symptoms of a much more troubling cause. Domestic and dating violence has a wide reach in Southwest Missouri, and the…

Green Dot Employee Overview

Virtual Only

Bystander Intervention teaches people how to intervene in situations that have the potential for harm. If bystanders intervene, we have the opportunity to create a campus and community that is safer for all. Green Dot works best when we see higher levels of student involvement, but we also hope that our faculty and staff can…

Green Dot Employee Overview

Virtual Only

We would love for you to join us for the virtual Green Dot Employee Overview on October 11 from 1 – 2:30 pm. Bystander Intervention teaches people how to intervene in situations that have the potential for harm. If bystanders intervene, we have the opportunity to create a campus and community that is safer for…

MCCA My Favorite Lecture: Why I Teach Banned Books

Virtual Only

Join us on Tuesday, October 11 at 2 p.m. for MCCA’s next My Favorite Lecture! In this lecture, Professor Chris Otto of Jefferson College will explore the value of teaching banned books. In light of Missouri SB 775 and the recent challenges to books in public schools, it is important to remind ourselves and our students that…

Nutrition and Your Mental Health

ICW 108B&C

Presented by Donna Webb, RD, LD, CDCES of Bright Sky Nutrition Learn the connection between food that nourishes your body, your mind, and your emotional health. Donna will present on the connection between food and mental health, backed by research and science. A healthy and delicious snack will be provided for attendees. Please RSVP, as…

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Understanding Substance Misuse

Virtual Only

Define addiction and warning signs of substance misuse. Identify when it’s time to get help. List resources to help with recovery. Register here: Understanding Substance Misuse (adobeconnect.com)