DWSS Employee Training

Mission Statement
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The mission of the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services Training Unit is to develop team members to their fullest potential thereby ensuring an efficient and effective workforce.

Available Training

Requesting training is described in the Welfare Administrative Manual and is summarized here:

  1. Online E-Learning - No formal request necessary. Taken as work schedule allows. Links to on-line training in NEATS->Training->Browse Courses or via links below.
  2. In-Service Training - This is training arranged for and supported by management staff for Division employees, and conducted by a Divsion employee or outside consultant contracted by the Division. Refer to NEATS->Training->Browse Courses for class schedules.
  3. Out-service Training - As determined by Unit Manager. Requested via HR-1.
  4. Employee Development Assistance Training - As determined by Unit Manager. Requested via HR-1.

Training Links:

State Personnel Online Training NEATS DWSS E-Learning Submit TR-17 Submit HR-1

Professional Development Center (PDC)

The Professional Development Centers (PDC) in Las Vegas and Reno serve two important purposes. The first is providing an adequate training facility and available classrooms needed to help welfare recipients develop to their highest level of self-sufficiency; the second is providing a training environment for staff, both Welfare Division staff and other agencies wishing to use the facility.

Northern PDC:

Northern PDC resources may be reserved on a first-come basis by contacting Priscilla Ray at (775) 684-0580. See PDC resource guide link for reservation directions. NPDC resources include:

  • 1-18 seat academy classroom with computers, overhead projector & video conference capability
  • 1 Conference room

Southern PDC:

Southern PDC resources may be reserved on a first-come basis by contacting Anest Buckingham at (702) 486-1463. See PDC resource guide link for reservation directions. SPDC resources include:

  • 24 seat Academy classroom with computers, overhead projector & video conference capability
  • 1-21 seat Training Lab classroom with computers & overhead projector
  • 1-24 seat Training Lab classroom with computers & overhead projector
  • 1-20 seat training classroom with overhead projector & video conference capability
  • 1-20 seat training classroom
  • 1 conference room