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The Council has added webinars on board engagement and hiring that are offered exclusively for members.
The free, members-only event connects human services HR staff and executives to college representatives as a way to learn more about programs and how to recruit students.
Tuition Remission allows human services workers to take some undergraduate courses tuition-free at state-sponsored colleges and universities. Renewal forms for organizations to be eligible for the 2018-19 academic year are due this month.
Providers' Council member employees who meet all criteria can apply for one-time awards toward their pursuit of a master's degree.
The half-day training session provided an in-depth look at recent and upcoming changes to employment law in Massachusetts.
There's plenty to choose from on the Council's events calendar this month. Here's a quick rundown.
Applications will be accepted through May 25. Offered at Clark University in Worcester and Suffolk University in Boston, the Certificate Program can help with career advancement or prepare participants to pursue a master's degree.
The April events calendar is bursting with professional development opportunities. There's something for everyone at your organization here.
The Providers' Council's 43rd Annual Convention & Expo will be held Thursday, September 20, 2018 in Boston. The event features 34 workshops on a diverse range of topics of interest to human services professionals of all levels.
Providers' eAcademy can be linked directly to human resources programs to track staff trainings, requirements and more.
The Providers' Council records the webinars it hosts throughout the year and shares the link in the Members-Only Resources section of providers.org.
Nearly 500 supervisors have completed this popular, six-week training program, which regularly sells out. The spring 2018 program will take place in Boston's Dorchester section.
New offerings are added regularly to the Council's online learning management system and it now features more than 600 courses.
Many organizations, especially those with residential and day habilitation programs, employ staff that also work at other agencies. This roundtable explored the challenges around shared staff and discussed ways to work together.
This acclaimed program helps current leaders can sharpen their skills and prepares future leaders to climb the career ladder.
The calendar includes two webinars and two in-person sessions being offered exclusively for Council members on trends affecting your organizations.
BrainSparks is a free feature for users of the Providers' Council's online learning management system Providers' eAcademy. The LMS is designed specifically for human services providers, includes hundreds of courses, add-on features and the ability to create your own content and crosswalks.
New trainings and oft-requested sessions are being offered around the state in the coming months.
The Providers' Council's mentoring program was established to help mid-level professionals forge a career path and organizations to build their benches.