Monthly In-Services

Monthly in-services are held Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 11:30 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

2020 In-service Schedule*

January 8, 2020
Self-Care: Culinary Medicine

February 12, 2020
You Matter Too: Putting Suicide Prevention Into Action

March 11, 2020
Children with Disabilities

April 8, 2020
America Divided

May 13, 2020
Recognizing Cultural Differences while Serving Families

June 10, 2020
Resource 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 registration@spectrumhealth.org.

Location

All in-services will be held at:
Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church
514 Eastern Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (map)

Note: To show our gratitude to Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church for hosting our free in-services, please consider bringing a non-perishable food item to the in-service for the church's Food Pantry. A basket will be available at registration.

Directions

From the North or South                                        

From U.S. 131, exit Wealthy Street east 
Turn right (south) on Eastern Avenue 

From the East or West

From I-196, exit College Avenue south
Turn left (east) on Fulton Street
Bear right on Lake Drive
Turn right (south) on Eastern Avenue SE

Program Support

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

  • Arbor Circle
  • Camp Fire West Michigan 4C
  • Catholic Charities West Michigan
  • Family Futures
  • Grand Rapids Area Coalition to End Homelessness
  • Kent ISD-Great Start to Quality
  • Kent County Health Department
  • Molina Healthcare of Michigan
  • National Equity Project
  • Strong Beginnings - Healthy Start
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan