Professional Development

Jawonio periodically hosts professional development trainings that provide educational opportunities to help workers and professionals progress on their career ladder. Continuing Education Units are included.

Examples of recent trainings include the Middle Management Academy, sponsored by the National Behavioral Health Council, Drama Therapy in Social Work Practice in addition to training in Green Commercial Cleaning and Direct Support Professional Training.

The Jawonio Training Center has been developed with the financial support and funding from the following:

  • NYS Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski
  • NYS Department of Labor
  • Community Development Block Grants in Rockland and Westchester

Successful graduates of the Green Commercial Cleaning and Direct Support Professional Training will be referred for open positions at Jawonio as well as other community agencies.

Please check back on the Jawonio Website and social media for updates on upcoming professional development opportunities.

For More Information:
Courtney Burnham
(845) 708-2000 x2209

About us

We provide care for thousands of children and adults with special needs each year.

Our mission

Jawonio is a registered 501c3 organization and the premier provider of lifespan services in the Hudson Valley of New York State for individuals with developmental disabilities, behavioral health challenges, and chronic medical conditions. 

Jawonio is dedicated to advancing the independence, well-being, and equality of people with disabilities and special needs.