Monthly in-services

Monthly in-services are held virtually on the second Wednesday of each month from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (Except July, August, and December). 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

2022-2023 In-service Schedule*

September 14, 2022
Understanding and Increasing Vaccine Confidence

October 12, 2022
An Introduction to Disability Advocates and People with Disabilities

November 9, 2022
Surviving and Thriving on a Limited Income

January 11, 2023
Mental Health

February 8, 2023
Low Income Housing Tax Credits

March 8, 2023
Intergenerational Trauma

April 12, 2023
Seniors – the forgotten generation

May 10, 2023

June 14, 2023
Resource Fair (tentatively in-person, location TBD)

*Topics are subject to change.

September 13, 2023

Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) Program

How Do I Register?

For questions or if you'd like to be added to our distribution list to receive the monthly fliers, please email us at with your name, agency and email address.


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