Maximize Social Current Engagement: SPARK Exchanges (Formerly APEX Groups) 

This webinar will introduce Social Current’s SPARK Exchanges, formerly Alliance Peer Exchange (APEX) groups. Through Social Current, SPARK Exchanges unite social sector professionals around functional roles and key issue areas to collaborate, share and/or access resources and solutions, discuss emerging trends, and receive policy updates and action opportunities. Facilitated by staff at Social Current, SPARK Exchanges provide specialized advice from peers throughout the country, as well as rich, timely content delivered through conference calls, webinars, discussion boards, and in-person and virtual networking events.

Free

Introduction to COA Accreditation

This webinar will provide an introduction to Social Current and COA Accreditation. Participants will gain an understanding of the key concepts that define COA Accreditation, the steps toward becoming accredited, and the benefits of accreditation.

Free

Health Equity Series: Health Access for Special Populations 

Quality care and access for special populations and communities is essential yet remains a challenge for many today. During this webinar, Mary Garr will share and define who are special populations, the challenges of health access for these populations, and what factors contribute to systems that are meant to ensure quality care for all.  

Free

Volunteer Appreciation Reception

Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor 401 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD

We could not do what we do without our COA Accreditation volunteers. All active COA Accreditation volunteers are invited to join us as we gather and celebrate all that you do. Catch up with colleagues, share site visit stories from the road, and get ready for the start of SPARK 2022. There will be food, prizes, and a host of swag – so you will not want to miss this event.

Free

Implicit Bias Workshop

Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor 401 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD

This interactive workshop will help participants build their understanding of how implicit bias operates at the individual and organizational levels, along with a variety of strategies for addressing bias and building inclusive habits and practices.

$195 – $255

Building Workforce Resilience: Core Concepts and Strategies to Partner with Staff

Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor 401 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD

This pre-conference session will help leaders in all stages of their careers create positive staff cultures that promote excellence and compassion resilience. Participants will explore foundational concepts and strategies for building a workforce that can stay well and healthy while working in constantly changing environments and partnering with people who are experiencing complex challenges in their lives.

$255

SPARK 2022

Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor 401 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD

SPARK 2022 will showcase sector insight and expertise to drive toward greater impact so all people can thrive. This in-person event will convene leaders from across the human services ecosystem. We will focus on topics that are critical for organizational excellence and our sector's impact: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; Leadership; Workforce Resilience; and Brain Science.

Intensive Accreditation Training (IAT)

Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor 401 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD

The Intensive Accreditation Training (IAT) is designed to prepare organizations to get the most out of their COA Accreditation experience. It provides an overview of the COA Accreditation process and standards, tips on how to manage the work, and advice for preparing for the site visit.

$400

Introduction to COA Accreditation

This webinar will provide an introduction to Social Current and COA Accreditation. Participants will gain an understanding of the key concepts that define COA Accreditation, the steps toward becoming accredited, and the benefits of accreditation.

Free

Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications: Successes and Challenges in 2022 

Do you work in fundraising, marketing, or communications at a human services organization? Then this session is for you! These essential functions often take a back seat to the programmatic functions of the organization. Connecting with peers doing similar work across the country to exchange ideas can provide great value and support. Join us for this initial session of the Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications (FMC) SPARK Exchange group, a new iteration of a group that’s been benefiting FMC professionals for more than 12 years. 

Free