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Get involved by checking out some of the many interesting trainings and events being put on by the Council and our members.

Cracking the Codes Film/Dialogue session

The Healing Racism Institute of Pioneer Valley is partnering with the Providers’ Council to offer a private session of Cracking the Codes/The System of Racial Inequity, a film and training session offered exclusively to our membership base. Designed for dialogue, the film works to disentangle internal beliefs, attitudes and pre-judgments within, and it builds skills to address the structural drivers of social and economic inequities. This will take place on Tuesday, November 14th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Seven Hills Foundation in Worcester.

Dealing Effectively with Difficult Situations

In this workshop you will learn the art of dealing with difficult situations in the workplace, including how to deal with that most difficult person in your unit. You will have the opportunity to learn how to deal with difficult situations in the workplace as well as how to listen to difficult people, caring and coping strategies and understanding personality types.

Members-only Webinar: The Benefits of Telematics in the Human Services Sector

Do you use telematics to manage your fleet? Do you want to provide the safest ride possible for the clients you transport? Join this webinar to learn more about telematics and how you can implement safe driving practices at your workplace.

The Intention is Retention- Sold out

Veteran trainer John Howard leads a session designed to help you learn steps to boost employee involvement and engagement within your organization. Learn from research, activities and the experience of other participants about how high employee engagement can drive gains in productivity and retention for your team and organization.

Crisis Communications for Human Service Organizations

Join together with other health and human service professionals to learn best practices for crisis communications. This members-only round-table is free and will take place on November 29th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Stoughton.

Members-only Webinar: The Pending MassHealth Shift to ACOs

Join us on Wednesday, December 6th at 10 a.m. to learn more about the shift to ACOs and what it means for human service providers. During this members-only webinar, Tom Barker, Partner at Foley Hoag LLP, will cover what an ACO is, what the shift means to human service organizations,and how the special needs of individuals with behavioral health or substance abuse diagnoses be addressed by an ACO model.

Administration & Finance Luncheon Forum

Join the Providers’ Council, ANF Secretary Michael J. Heffernan for a luncheon seminar to hear his views on the coming year, discuss the state of the Commonwealth, get a preview of their budget priorities and ask questions as we prepare for 2018.

Compliance and Ethics: A Valuable Partnership in Social Services

Compliance means conforming to rules, specifications, policies, standards and laws, while ethics are the moral principles that govern a person’s or group’s behaviors. Learn how compliance and ethics work together for a stronger organization.

Providers’ Council Healing Racism Seminar

The Providers’ Council is partnering with The Healing Racism Institute of Pioneer Valley to offer a private session of the two-day Healing Racism Seminar to the Council's membership on January 11th and 12th, 2018. This will take place at JRI's training space at 160 Gould Street in Needham, MA.