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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 annual Awards of Excellence will be presented to outstanding individuals, organizations and partners on Thursday, Sept. 20, during the 43rd Annual Convention & Expo: RISE! at the Marriott Copley Place in Boston.
The Providers' Council's Jobs with Heart jobs board includes a number of tools to help job seekers begin or advance a rewarding career in human services.
The April events calendar is bursting with professional development opportunities. There's something for everyone at your organization here.
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.
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.
The calendar includes two webinars and two in-person sessions being offered exclusively for Council members on trends affecting your organizations.
The Providers' Council's new dental insurance rate will be in place for two years, and the rates for vision insurance are good for four years.
A short business meeting to elect new board members will be followed by a forum to address the latest research project.
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.