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This program will give senior leaders advanced information about employment law; plus skills and strategies for managing agency staff that can help to avoid employment litigation. Our instructors from Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., will provide executives with in depth training on new and changing issues that affect the nonprofit sector.Find out more »
Join Our Community Builders Celebration Register NOW! HSF is celebrating 36 years of building Communities by celebrating our Community Builders. These are people who make all feel welcome, working collaboratively for the good of the community while helping others to be their best. They break down barriers within an organization to work across departments for the good of the organization or community as a whole. These Community Builders are willing to share their "trade secrets" to help others, and…Find out more »
Register Now HSF is excited to bring back our NXT GEN Institute for Emerging Leaders! This certificate series is designed to invest in and promote leaders from within to secure the future of the human services in Western MA. This program will provide managers and directors with the high level trainings to gain the skills they need to succeed as they advance in the human service field! Session Topics include: Enhancing a Culture of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Innovation Accelerator Premortem…Find out more »
Register Now Decision Making: Proactive and Reactive Management Thursday May 26; 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Making decisions is something each of us does all day long senior managers and organizational leaders. All of our decisions lead to different types of consequences, successes and challenges. In this workshop, we will look at the difference between proactive decision making and reactive decision making. Proactive decision making involves anticipating events and issues and taking action to minimize challenges and maximize successful outcomes before they…Find out more »
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, loneliness could have been called one of the nation's most significant public health problems. Now, as we emerge from the worst of the pandemic, we are understanding the true impact of isolation and loneliness on our communities. But what is loneliness really, and how can we prevent the negative impacts? What ways does connection help, and how can we be part of the solution? Join Dr. Robert Roose, Chief Administrative Officer & Chief Medical Officer,…Find out more »
Register The interaction between law enforcement and individuals who experience a mental health crisis are on the rise. It has been estimated that between 10% and 30% of police calls for service involve a person with mental illness. Not surprisingly, police officers have been described as “Society’s de facto 24/7 mental health workers”. Richard Collins LMHC and Lt. Jeff Bradford of the Pittsfield Police Department will walk you through the underlying theories of Crisis Intervention Teams and Co-Responder programs. Their…Find out more »
Developing recovery supportive workplaces is a "win-win": for employers who need a stable, committed workforce and for employees who can thrive in a flexible environment that supports their recovery. This interactive workshop will help you to take steps to create the workplace culture needed to be a Recovery Supportive Workplace. Information about substance use, recovery supportive policies, how to talk with employees about your concerns, addressing stigma, laws and regulations related to SUDs, Mental Health and recovery and key features of Recovery…Find out more »
This is a multisession series for organizations ready to take action in creating/enhancing their internal culture of equity. HSF is bringing a multitude of voices to the table with a variety of engaging speakers.Find out more »
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