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2020 Webinars

Providing Services at a Distance

Date: September 1, 2020
Length: 1:00:00 minutes
Presenters: Cindy Borden & Chantal Escoto

In this webinar participants will understand how, through discovery and customized employment, they will be able to:

  • Describe promising practices related to the Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP)
  • Identify successful methods for providing quality service to veterans in a virtual setting
  • Personalize approaches for virtual considerations


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Discovery and Customized Employment

Date: August 26, 2020
Length: 1:04:27 minutes
Presenters: Debbie Ball

In this webinar, participants will gain an understanding of how they can:

  • Get to know veterans while being mindful of their individual and unique circumstances
  • Identify a veteran’s skillset and determine how that can benefit a company or organization
  • Find alternatives to the competitive hiring process

Participants will also be able to describe how veterans have customized their career plans through their own words.

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Discovery and Customized Employment

Date: August 26, 2020
Length: 1:04:27 minutes
Presenters: Debbie Ball

In this webinar, participants will gain an understanding of how they can:

  • Get to know veterans while being mindful of their individual and unique circumstances
  • Identify a veteran’s skillset and determine how that can benefit a company or organization
  • Find alternatives to the competitive hiring process

Participants will also be able to describe how veterans have customized their career plans through their own words.

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Accommodations: Resources and Strategies to Help Veterans with Disabilities Obtain Employment

Date: August 19, 2020
Length: 1:09:56 minutes
Presenters: Melanie Whetzel, James Potts, and Cori DiBiase

This webinar is designed to provide veterans’ service providers staff with a better understanding of how workplace accommodations can assist job-seeking veterans. Through detailed examples, we will deliver accommodation solutions that will help you have informed conversations with job-seeking veterans and employers.

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Listening Session with ASVET, Mr. John Lowry

Date: July 22, 2020
Length: 1:09:14 minutes
Presenters: NVTI, DOL VETS and ASVET, Mr. John Lowry

On Wednesday, July 22nd, U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans' and Training (DOL VETS) and National Veterans' Training and Institute (NVTI) facilitated a Listening Session with JVSG staff to discuss challenges and innovations in providing services amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and a period of national economic recovery.

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Making the Most of Benefits.gov

Date: April 15, 2020
Length:43:36 minutes
Presenters: Ellery Rush, Kippi Chase, and Rachel Crowder

Benefits.gov is the official benefits website of the U.S. government. The mission of Benefits.gov is to increase citizen access to government programs and facilitate citizen interaction with the federal government. Since 2002, Benefits.gov has helped over 130 million people identify and access government benefits that can help them improve their circumstances. Join NVTI and NVTAC to learn how Benefits.gov can help the veteran community. Representatives from Benefits.gov will demonstrate the website's functionality and how its resources can be used to serve our Nation’s veterans.

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New Employment Resource: NeedAJobNow.usNLx.com

Date: April 8, 2020
Length: 59:25 minutes
Presenters: Lori Adams and Charlie Terrell

The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) and DirectEmployers Association recently launched NeedAJobNow.usNLx.com, a job site dedicated to providing a centralized location for displaced workers to access employment opportunities from U.S. corporations with immediate hiring needs due to COVID-19. Hosted by the National Veterans’ Training Institute (NVTI) and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA), Lori Adams, Veterans Policy Director, NASWA, and Charlie Terrell, Director, NLx, NASWA, discuss how you can use this resource to support veterans seeking employment.

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HVRP and JVSG Collaboration: Opportunities and Challenges

Date: April 2, 2020
Length: 1:16:09
Presenters: Jon Lowry, Cori Di Biase, and Dan Griffiths

Recently appointed Assistant Secretary for Veterans’ Employment & Training Services Jon Lowry kicks off the session. Next, NVTI and NVTAC co-host a Community of Practice discussion discussing promising practices in collaboration between Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program (HVRP) grantees and Jobs for Veteran State Grant (JVSG) staff. This conversation includes DVOP specialists, LVERs, and HVRP staff from around the country.

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Department of Labor, Veterans’ Employment & Training Service: Grants Closeout Process

Date: February 12, 2020.
Length: 2.5 hours
Presenter: Dan Griffiths

Join us for a comprehensive training intended for grant recipient financial and programmatic personnel who are involved in closing out grant awards. The webinar session will include a presentation on the grant closeout process as it applies to Department of Labor, Veterans’ Employment & Training Service grants (Jobs for Veterans State Grants as well as grants funded under the Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program). This presentation will be followed by a structured question and answer session.

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Past Webinar Recordings

Making Careers Happen for Veterans': A Community of Practice.

An Introduction and Demonstration
Date: January 9, 2019
Length: 90 minutes
Presenters:
Bradley Sickles NVTI Project Manager, U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans' Employment and Training Service
Monica Henderson Learning Management Systems Administrator, Management Concepts
Dr. Hannah Toney Director, Learning & Technology Solutions, Management Concepts

Learn about the NVTI Community of Practice tool and how to access and use it.

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U.S. Department of Labor’s HIRE Vets Medallion Program:

Promoting Employer Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention of Men and Women Who Served Honorably in the U.S. Military
Date: September 13, 2018
Length: 60 minutes
Presenters:
Randall Smith, HIRE Vets Medallion Program Manager, U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans' Employment and Training

Learn about The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing (HIRE) Vets Medallion program and updates in preparation for the 2019 program year.

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The New Jobs for Veterans State Grant (JVSG) Required Core Curriculum: A First Look and Overview

Date: July 10, 2018
Length: 60 minutes
Presenters:
Matthew Miller Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans' Employment and Training
Dr. Hannah Toney Director, Learning & Technology Solutions, Management Concepts

Learn about the role and importance of professional development for workforce staff serving veterans and explore the wellspring of professional development resources offered by the National Veterans' Training Institute (NVTI) for JVSG state staff!
Also learn about NVTI training structure which includes prerequisite eLearning and in-person classroom courses, training objectives for each course, and a demonstration of navigation in the NVTI Student Central portal.

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