Human Services Council
of Snohomish County
A program of Citrine Health

Important Events

Important Events

HSC Networking Meeting
Fourth Friday of the Month
Next Meeting: February 24th 12:00 – 1:30PM
All are welcome!

Upcoming Professional Development Workshops (registration required):

EVALUATE THIS! – and that!:
Employee Evaluations

Friday, April 7, 2017
11:30 am – 4:00 pm

Presented by Rhea Reynolds
  • Establish the Foundation
  • Understand the employee evaluation process and its importance
  • Learn to effectively provide on-going feedback and coach employees for success
  • Invest in coping with discomfort
  • Defensible evaluations
Rhea holds a Master's Degree in Organizational Management and has worked in the Human Resource field since 1997. She is currently the Human Resources Manager for the Snohomish County Superior Court, and has previously worked as the Regional HR Manager for the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) and as a Human Resource Consultant for the City of Seattle.

$40.00 - Human Service Council Members (includes lunch)
$60.00 - Non-Members (includes lunch)

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Friday, April 21st, 2017
11:30 am – 4:00 pm

Course will cover:
  • What are Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and how do they impact work in human services?
  • Overview of the CDC/Kaiser Permanente ACE Study
  • ACEs science and the impacts of ACEs on families
  • Practical Application of the ACEs Questionnaire
  • Resources and tools
Alissa Copeland, MA has worked in human services for seventeen years, with most of that time spent in child welfare. She currently works as a workforce curriculum developer for the Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence at the School of Social Work, University of WA Seattle. Ms. Copeland also works part time as the community editor for an online resource and professional networking group ACEs in Foster Care, a sub-group of the ACEs Connection Network. She has contributed locally to Snohomish County efforts to promote an understanding of ACEs and ACE science/trauma-informed work across disciplines by participating as an active member on the Snohomish County NEAR (Neuroscience, Epigenetics, ACEs, Resiliency) Steering Committee for the past three years. Ms. Copeland is eager to share information and resources to increase understanding and skills at applying ACE screening and a trauma informed perspective to work in human services.

$40.00 - Human Services Council & Women's Wellness Center Members
$60.00 - Non-Members
(price includes lunch)