News New trainings added to 2019 fall calendar

What do you want to learn this fall?

The Providers’ Council has added several new offerings to its already robust fall training calendar.

A free, members-only webinar, Understanding the Massachusetts 401(k) CORE Plan for Small Nonprofits, will be held Thursday, Oct. 17th at 10 a.m. The 60-minute session will be presented by Lisa Cardinal, Associate Sales Director of the MA CORE Plan, and there will be time for questions. Register now.

There are still some seats available for the session, Managing a Culturally Diverse Workforce, taking place on Wednesday, Oct. 23 in Worcester. Trainer Barbara Holland uses interactive activities combined with a conceptual framework to increase understanding of the impact of diverse cultures, values and beliefs on staff recruitment/retention and more. Get more information and register here.

Also just added is the popular two-day Healing Racism seminar. Offered exclusively to Providers’ Council members, this program is designed to open dialogues about the intersection of race and history of racism that raise awareness and challenge how people view themselves and others. Facilitated by the Healing Racism Institute of Pioneer Valley, the seminar is limited to 30 participants – two each from 15 organizations. It is scheduled for Nov. 4-5 in Needham. For more information, click here.

A new training – Introduction to Grant Writing – will be the first session held at the new Providers’ Council Training Center at 100 Crossing Boulevard in Framingham. Trainer Anne Meyerson will lead the half-day session on Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Register now.

The fall session of Conducting Effective Internal Investigations with expert investigator Jean Haertl will take place Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Council Training Center in Framingham. While particularly relevant for human resources and legal staff, supervisors in all departments can benefit from the information and techniques presented in this training. Register now.

Other upcoming trainings include Cross-Cultural Communication on Tuesday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Framingham. Trainer Comma Williams will lead the interactive session. This program is approved for 3 social work continuing education hours. Learn more and register here.

Building a Motivated Team is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Framingham. Trainer Virginia Maglio will focus on effective team building techniques and unit cohesion in a constantly changing work environment. Register now.

For information about any of the upcoming trainings or the status of CEUs, please email Eliza Adams.

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