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Getting Ahead in the Workplace Certified Facilitator Training


Getting Ahead in the Workplace provides a community- and relationship-based approach to stable employment for low-wage, entry-level employees and people in employee development programs. The goal is to engage employees, their families, and volunteers as problem solvers who work shoulder to shoulder to create communities where everyone can live well.

Getting Ahead While Getting Out Certified Facilitator Training


The purpose of the Getting Ahead while Getting Out Reentry Model is to provide citizens returning from incarceration and their families a comprehensive, community- and relationship-based approach to reentry that begins in pre-release and follows through with long-term support.

Bridges Out of Poverty Trainer Recertification


This online course is for Bridges Out of Poverty trainers who would like to renew their 2-year Trainer Certificates or upgrade to a Lifetime Certificate. Expired certificate holders are also welcome to participate and renew their license.

Get Tickets $225 – $399

Workplace Stability Workshop


July 28 and 29, 2020, 11am - 2pm Central. Why would an employer want to increase the personal and professional stability of workers? And how exactly can businesses go about it? In this public workshop, you will identify the most effective techniques and tactics for increasing workplace stability.

The R Rules Certified Facilitator Training


August 7, 2020 and August 10, 2020, 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Central. Interested in curriculum for teens designed to help build life skills to manage the present and plan for the future? Become an R Rules Facilitator!

Workplace Stability Trainer Certification


August 17, 19, and 21, 2020, 11am - 2pm Central. This online two-year certification prepares those who are not Bridges Out of Poverty trainers to present the information from Workplace Stability to regular business partners who work with entry-level, low-wage employees.

Get Tickets $795 – $1299

Emotional Poverty Trainer Certification


September 1, 8, and 15, 2020, 11am - 2pm Central. This online trainer certification prepares trainers to present the information from Emotional Poverty to coworkers in their school, district, or organization. See trainer agreement for details.

Emotional Poverty Workshop

Grand Rapids DoubleTree Airport 4747 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids

Hear from Ruby Payne! This workshop addresses the issues of emotional poverty, emotional stability, and emotional wealth.