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 Development Board, and community leaders through in-person workshops, video conferences and powerpoint presentations.

OWD Training Calendar (posted Feb. 2016). Please check back frequently for updates.

Foreign Labor Certification H-2A and H-2B Process (posted 03-03-2016)

Webinar on 02/24/2016 (55:40). Requires a short registration to view). Follow along with the PowerPoint presentation and please complete a short survey once you view the webinar.
H-2A Job Order Flow
H-2B Job Order Flow
Questions and Answers

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WIOA: Implementing Change This page contains information on a 4-day training event held in Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 20-23, 2015  (posted 09/18/2015)


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 

 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.
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, bookmarked by subject:

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)

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 03/03/2016