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.

Exploring Habits for Positive Behavior Change

Virtual Only

View this webinar to: Learn why behavior change is difficult and how habits are formed Identify ways to form new habits and eliminate bad habits Manage habit slipping and procrastination Learn methods to track habits for positive behavior change  

Thriving Through the Holidays

Virtual Only

Describe why holidays are more stressful than other times of the year. Identify your “limits” during the holidays. Explain coping skills to help you stay emotionally healthy. Register here: Thriving Through the Holidays (adobeconnect.com)

Art Therapy & Mental Health

Virtual Only

This event is hosted by Cassie Dennis, a licensed therapist from Dipoto Counseling Group in Kansas City. Join this event virtually: https://otc.zoom.us/j/96463397946

Free

From Conflict to Courage Book Study: Cohort 1

Virtual Only

This book study cohort will meet for one hour and 15 minutes on Thursdays at 11:00 am beginning October 27 through November 17, 2022.  The facilitator for this cohort will contact participants with a link to join the meeting virtually. ABOUT THE BOOK Unresolved workplace conflict wastes time, increases stress, and negatively affects business outcomes.…

Free

Microsoft Teams Training Lab

Springfield Campus 1001 E Chestnut Expy, Springfield, MO

Stop by NKM122 for a hands-on training session with Microsoft Teams! Learn the basic functions of Microsoft Teams, how the software works, the features it has, and more! This training is geared towards beginners who have little to no experience with Microsoft Teams and is hosted by IT! Please use the link below to join…

Free

Veteran Suicide Prevention

Presented by JoAnn Morrison, LCSW from Veterans Affairs We often want to share our support of veterans and its common practice to honor veterans every year on Veterans Day. But how can we better and more fully support our past and current service members? Come learn the facts about veteran suicide and what you can…

Free

Fraud Awareness

Springfield Campus 1001 E Chestnut Expy, Springfield, MO

In conjunction with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) during Fraud Awareness week, this event will offer helpful information and resources about fraud. OTC's Internal Auditor, Drew Courtway, will be presenting information about fraud awareness, provide fraud resources, and answering questions. Refreshments will be provided! Date: Tuesday, November 15th Time: 1:30 - 2:30 pm…

Free

Gun Safety with Scott Leven

Presented by Scott Leven, College Director of Safety and Security In this workshop, participants will learn about gun storage, safekeeping, proper use, and how to control access in times of mental health crisis. Participants will have a chance to practice hands on skills, ask questions, and take applicable skills with them. Gun locks will be…

Free

From Conflict to Courage Book Study: Cohort 1

Virtual Only

This book study cohort will meet for one hour and 15 minutes on Thursdays at 11:00 am beginning October 27 through November 17, 2022.  The facilitator for this cohort will contact participants with a link to join the meeting virtually. ABOUT THE BOOK Unresolved workplace conflict wastes time, increases stress, and negatively affects business outcomes.…

Free

Student Development Theory

Virtual Only

Student development theory provides the basis for the practice of student development. Knowledge of student development theory enables student affairs professionals to proactively identify and address student needs, design programs, develop policies, and create healthy college environments that encourage positive growth in students. Because student development theories focus on intellectual growth as well as affective…