Pre-Conference Certification Trainings

Pre-conference certification trainings are provided by our conference partners and are offered at a promotional rate for Conference attendees. These day-long and half-day interactive trainings are open to all qualified professionals. Registration is required.

Sign up for a Pre-conference Certification Training at the same time that you register for the Conference.

Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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Pre-Conference Certification Trainings
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Technical Assistance Workshop

Presented by
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
8 AM - 1 PM

Enhance your EEO knowledge at the 2017 EEOC Workshop. Be prepared for though employment and HR decisions & get the latest updates in: e.g., Employment and labor laws, harassment in the workplace, retaliation, pay equity, ADA & reasonable accommodations, age discrimination, & much more. NY Continuing Legal Education (CLE) hours will be provided for this workshop. Certification credits from HRCI and SHRM have been submitted for review.

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Implicit Bias and Engagement
in Health Care

Presented by
the Interaction Institute for Social Change
1 PM - 5 PM

In this four-hour interactive session, participants will develop a shared understanding of implicit bias and racial equity, learn how it impacts our society’s ability to provide equitable outcomes in health care, and develop collaborative solutions to promote health equity. Certification credits available for CME and CEU credits (Nursing, Physicians and Social Workers).


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Tips to Avoiding a Discrimination Complaint

Presented by
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD)
1 PM - 5 PM

This training teaching participants how to take preventative steps to reduce their chance of having a discrimination charge filed against them or their organization. Learn the do’s and the don’ts, the pitfalls and best practices for managers, business owners and employees to exhibit as it relates to discrimination in the workplace. geared towards HR professionals, managers, business owners, and attorneys who practice before the MCAD.


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Setting Up Internal EEO Investigations for Success

Presented by
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD)
1 PM - 5 PM

Effective investigation of underlying Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) issues can minimize liability and/or damages for an employer, which is why conducting an effective internal investigations is a key component of every employer’s risk management protocol. However, there are several steps organizational leaders should take before beginning their investigation to help ensure its success.


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