Monthly in-services

Monthly in-services are held Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Topics offered are designed to fit the needs of professionals who work through community organizations that offer health and human services.

Benefits of Attending In-services

  • Local, no cost and effective training
  • A wide variety of topics offered
  • Specifically designed for professionals who work with families and children
  • Unique opportunity to network with members of other community organizations

2021 In-service Schedule*

January 13, 2021

Adverse Childhood Experiences

February 10, 2021

March 10, 2021
Addressing COVID Burnout

April 14, 2021
Human Trafficking

May 12, 2021
Domestic Violence

June 9, 2021
COVID Resource Virtual Fair

*Topics are subject to change.

How Do I Register?

A flier will be distributed each month to verify the in-service topic and location. Online registration instructions are provided in each in-service flier. Online registration is only available two to three weeks prior to each in-service.

If you'd like to be added to our distribution list to receive the monthly fliers, send your name, agency and email address to For questions call 616.391.3310.


All in-services will be held virtually until further notice.

Program Support

In-services are presented free of charge by Spectrum Health Healthier Communities with support from:

  • Arbor Circle
  • Catholic Charities West Michigan
  • Family Futures
  • Grand Rapids Area Coalition to End Homelessness
  • Head Start for Kent County
  • Kent ISD-Great Start to Quality
  • Kent County Health Department
  • Molina Healthcare of Michigan
  • National Equity Project
  • Refugee Education Center
  • Strong Beginnings - Healthy Start
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan