We currently serve communities throughout New York State. We are always open to expanding our reach and serving a broader community. Learning, Engagement and Development Services is not just a name to us. It's a commitment we make to evidence-based learning and a growth mindset.
supervisor and staff development coordinator training and coaching
curriculum design, development and implementation
conference and seminar coordination, facilitation and production
customized organizational development
staff training and coaching
research and evaluation services
Physical activities outdoors are of great benefit to our well-being.
Taking just a 20-minute walk can help reduce stress, increase empathy and happiness, as well as improve cognitive functioning.
Sunshine and daylight can elevate your mood.
Being outdoors can help lower high blood pressure and ease anxiety and depression.
A study of places where people live to be 100 years old found residents moved every 20 minutes each day by engaging in activities such as gardening, yardwork, bicycling, and walking.
Thank you to our staff member, Clare Reilly, for researching this topic for us.
With staff located in Buffalo, Syracuse, Albany and New York City, LEADS currently conducts training throughout the State of New York. We also provide other training related services to help eligibility workers apply best practices when providing temporary assistance and support to eligible families and individuals across the state.
Our work includes training supervisors and managers within the nation’s largest local social services agency, in New York City, as well as providing training, technical assistance, and critical systems support to county social services workers throughout the state related to programs such as Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) child support services, employment services, and homelessness prevention services.
Additionally, LEADS conducts applied research to help inform the implementation, design and development of programs and training to support best practices of public assistance services and programs.
We have many years of experience training child welfare staff, from front line workers to administrators. We also have a long history of creating outstanding blended learning programs for all levels of child welfare staff.
Our areas of expertise include curriculum design and development, e-learning creation, training, facilitation, coaching, conference organizing, evaluation, applied research, graphic design and project management.
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