AFC Summit 3

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We’re Coming Together...Again…To Learn, Share and Continue the Dialogue.  Nonotuck Resource Associates, Inc. is proudly hosting the AFC Summit 3 at Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA on Friday, May 17, 2019

The Adult Family Care (AFC) program supports over 10,000 adults across the state, with over 100 provider agencies providing these supports.  

The goal of the AFC Summit has been to provide an educational and supportive forum for Adult Family Care provider organizations to discuss, develop and share knowledge.  Central to the Summit’s mission is imparting best practice approaches through collaboration with trainers & presenters who have demonstrated expertise in their areas.

We’ve continued the dialogue through the formation of quarterly regional AFC Roundtable discussion groups.  These groups have expanded to over 170 members from over 60 AFC organizations and are now hosted in four regions across the state; Western, Central, North East and Eastern Massachusetts. 

Our planning committee is hard a work developing a workshop line up that touches on hot topics you have told us you’d like to learn more about.  Keep and eye out in the coming weeks to our webpage and Facebook pages for a sneak peak of workshops and presenters and updates on registration


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AFC Summit 3
Regisitration CLOSED

What did people like most about last year’s AFC Summit?

"I like the variety of topics to choose from; which helps to keep us up to date on changes at the AFC program level (rules and regs), providing knowledge around the state requirements and the accreditation process"

"Learning about topics that I did not know I needed, and meeting others in the field"

"Workshops were relevant and engaging"

"Very organized, presenters of sessions very knowledgeable, great workshop session, handouts & resources provided beneficial information, great location. Good beverage and food. Satisfied."

"A chance to get together with other’s providing the same, or similar, services outside of the daily office grind."

"My favorite session, by far! I left feeling inspired and full of new ideas to try with my caseload."

"It was a great day of networking and gathering information for our agency."



Legal Disclaimer: Individual provider agencies have unique delivery and documentation systems; the goal of the AFC Roundtable is to discuss, develop and share knowledge. Best Practices, as a shared value amongst individual provider agency systems, is central to the core purpose of the AFC Roundtables.  Each session welcomes and will build upon open, thoughtful dialogue.  The desired outcome of the AFC Roundtable meetings is to continue the dialogue that encompasses professional awareness, forges professional relationships and offers support and assistance from and for all willing providers.  Individual agency and any future business speakers are presenting under these guidelines.


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