Job & Family Services Office of Workforce Development
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Training for Workforce Development Professionals

The Office of Workforce Development provides technical assistance to local workforce development professionals, Workforce Investment Boards, and community leaders through in-person workshops, video conferences and powerpoint presentations.

WIOA: Implementing Change. Check this page for information on a 4-day training event in Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 20-23, 2015.  (posted September 18, 2015)


Ohio Workforce Case Management System, (OWCMS). View course descriptions on Labor Exchange, WIA, the Discoverer reporting system and how to request a special training or technical assistance visit.
   Job Seeker webinar and documentation   
   Job Post  webinar and documentation

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Workforce Services Resume Matching Procedures webinar showcases how resume matching procedures are used within the site.
After viewing the webinar, please complete a short survey

View or print the Resume Matching Procedures as a PowerPoint presentation or as an Adobe PDF version, and the Resume Matching and Referral Procedural Guide.

Veterans Workforce Services 

Webinar, Part 1 (17:40 min) Veterans Workforce Services and Vets First! overview and transcript by Jeremey Conkle, Assistant Bureau Chief, ODJFS Veteran's Workforce Services.  FAQs for Webinar Part 1.

Webinar, Part 2 (42 min) and the Veteran Career Information Center by Jeremey Conkle.

Webinar, Part 3 (36:34 min. Starts 2 minutes in). Department of Veterans Affairs eBenefits by Jeremey Conkle. Follow our Powerpoint presentation and please complete a short survey once you view the webinar.

Frequently Asked Questions
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TANF Summer Youth

Workforce Investment Act Presentations

Dislocated Worker Program File Documentation (March 2011) and FAQs
Serving Customers in a Challenging Environment 
Writing More and Better On-the Job Training Agreements (John Chamberlin, November 2010)
Financial & Grants Management and
Cost Principles and Selected Cost Items (Ed Donahue)
How to Make the Most of Your Funding: Overview of the Workforce Investment Act : Adult and Dislocated Worker Eligibility: Enhancing Performance For Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth: Service Mix and Sequence of Services: Elements of a WIA Youth Program : Elements of a WIA Youth Program : Intensive Services in the One-Stop  File Documentation (March 2011) and   (John Chamberlin, November 2010)  and (Ed Donahue) 

Legal and Compliance Series (2012)

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Limited English Proficiency (Transcript)
Ethics   (Transcript)
Personal Data Security   (Transcript)
Processes for Procurement Planning and Competitive Procurements   (Transcript

Serving Special Populations Series (2013)

Helping Job Seekers with Criminal Records   (Transcript)
Serving At-Risk Youth   (Transcript)
Serving Ex-Offenders   (Transcript)
Serving Migrant Seasonal Farmworkers (MSFW) and
     the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)


 "Kids These Days" Part 1: “Leave Me Alone! Connecting with Traumatized Youth! (Transcript)
"Kids These Days" Part 2: "Get a Job!" Preparing At-Risk Youth for the Workplace by Dr. Steve Parese   (Transcript)

Managing Summer Youth Jobs Programs, Youth Opportunities Unlimited (April 12, 2012)

Youth Eligibility (November 2009)
Youth Program File Documentation (March 2011) and FAQs
Youth Councils Under WIA

Last Updated 11/25/2015