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Ask Nicole: Trust & the Client-Consultant Relationship

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Ask Nicole: Trust & the Client-Consultant Relationship appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Consulting Advice Ask Nicole Client RelationshipsHave a question you’d like to be featured? Let me know.

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Welsh Government consulting on eliminating profit-making provision for children in care

Community Care

The Welsh Government has opened a consultation on plans to eliminate profit-making residential and fostering provision for children in care. Besides the proposals to eliminate profit-making in provision for children in care, the new consultation also seeks input on a range of other topics.

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Ask Nicole: Using Social Work Skills as a Consultant

Nicole Clark Consulting

A few months ago, I mentioned that I’ll be limiting the content I create around starting and running a consulting practice. The post Ask Nicole: Using Social Work Skills as a Consultant appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Have a question you’d like to be featured?

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Parenting Teens – Accept and manage your role as consultant.

Gary Direnfeld

The teen increasingly moves from seeing and accepting the patent as boss to seeing them more and more as a consultant. As a consultant, the teen takes the expectations of the parent under advisement and then knowing or unknowingly to the parent, makes their own decisions.

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Get Connected: Using Social Media for Social Work Success

Speaker: Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW.

In this webinar with business development consultant Gary Direnfeld, we will explore the different methods of marketing your private social work practice and boosting your online presence. Gary will provide valuable insight on choosing and using social media to attract viable referrals.

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Liberty Protection Safeguards: consultation launched on implementation and new MCA code

Community Care

The govrnment today launched its long-awaited consultation on implementing the Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) and a revised code of practice on the Mental Capacity Act 2005. ” The consultation closes on 4 July.

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When and How to Consult a Psychologist

Psychological Health Care

Are you struggling with a mental health challenge and considering if you should consult a psychologist or seek other help? If you’re considering getting help, here’s a brief guide on when and how to consult a psychologist in Australia. When to Consult a Psychologist.

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Ask Nicole: Be Honest About Your Organizational Culture

Nicole Clark Consulting

If there’s anything I’ve hated about a consulting project, it most likely stems from the organization I worked with, and less about the actual project. In some ways, the process of securing a new consultant or consulting team mirrors the process of recruiting and [.].

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Ask Nicole: The Best Way to Follow Up with Former Clients

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Ask Nicole: The Best Way to Follow Up with Former Clients appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Consulting Ask Nicole Client Relationships consultingHave a question you’d like to be featured? Let me know.

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Palliative Care Consultations Underused, Happen Too Late in High-Grade Glioma (HGG)

CAPC

Low palliative care use for HGG calls for research on timely palliative care consultation, and more. News Bites

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NSWM is hiring a Development Consultant!

Network for Social Work Management

The post NSWM is hiring a Development Consultant! appeared first on The Network for Social Work Management. NSWM News leadership Non-Profits Organizational Growth

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Ask Nicole: How Do I Avoid Mission Creep?

Nicole Clark Consulting

I recently took a week off from client and partner consulting work to catch up on some administrative tasks that have been piling up. appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Consulting Ask Nicole consulting Mission CreepHave a question you'd like to be featured?

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A Project is Never Just a Project

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post A Project is Never Just a Project appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Consulting Collaboration consulting Staff Dynamics

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Ask Nicole: Pros & Cons of Naming Your Business After Yourself

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Ask Nicole: Pros & Cons of Naming Your Business After Yourself appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Consulting Ask Nicole consulting ReflectionsHave a question you’d like to be featured? Let me know.

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Instituting Standardized Consultation Criteria to Increase Early Palliative Care for Acute Leukemia

CAPC

Study focuses on older patients living with advanced leukemia, who have a high symptom burden and poor prognosis. News Bites

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Create Your Board of Directors Balance & Alignment Plan

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Create Your Board of Directors Balance & Alignment Plan appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Find balance AND alignment. The decisions your board of directors makes not only influences your organization’s growth, but impacts how your staff does its job.

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How “Sending the Elevator Back Down” Promotes Equity

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post How “Sending the Elevator Back Down” Promotes Equity appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. How can “sending the elevator back down” promote equity? January is National Mentorship Month, highlighting the power of mentorship and its benefits.

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Try This: Equity Focused Conversations

Nicole Clark Consulting

During Summer 2020, at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, I participated in a conversation with evaluators who were both working as independent consultants and on staff. The post Try This: Equity Focused Conversations appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting.

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Ask Nicole: I’m Uncomfortable Working with Certain Clients

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Ask Nicole: I’m Uncomfortable Working with Certain Clients appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Have a question you’d like to be featured? Let me know. In the early years of my social work career, I had a large caseload of individuals from various backgrounds and needs.

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Ask Nicole: What To Do with Ineffective Board Members?

Nicole Clark Consulting

appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Have a question you’d like to be featured? Let me know.

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Ask Nicole: Applying Reproductive Justice Beyond Programs & Services

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Ask Nicole: Applying Reproductive Justice Beyond Programs & Services appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Have a question you’d like to be featured? Let me know.

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How to Support Your Local Abortion Fund

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post How to Support Your Local Abortion Fund appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Now is the time to raise your voice.

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Try This: Check In on Your Strategic Plan

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Try This: Check In on Your Strategic Plan appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Try this out and let me know how it goes for you.

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An important moment for social work and social care

Social Work With Adults

Care and support Consultation and engagement Personalisation Viewpoint transforming social careReform has social work values built in. I am so pleased to be writing this blog, celebrating the publication of ‘ People at the heart of care ’, the Government's adult social care reform White Paper.

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Your Staff Knows Your Programs Better Than You

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Your Staff Knows Your Programs Better Than You appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. You know your community better than your funder, and your programs are only successful when staff feel supported and have the capacity to do their jobs.

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Ask Nicole: Improving Capacity vs. Scaling Up

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Ask Nicole: Improving Capacity vs. Scaling Up appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Have a question you’d like to be featured? Let me know. First off: Happy New Year! Now, let’s get into the topic of improving capacity versus scaling up.

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What’s in it for Me?: Evaluating Stakeholder Engagement

Nicole Clark Consulting

Evaluating Stakeholder Engagement appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Last fall, I joined an ad-hoc group to strategize around Black maternal health and abortion access. During our initial meeting, one member asked, “How will this be different from what’s currently being done?”

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Try This: Prioritizing Data Findings

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Try This: Prioritizing Data Findings appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Try this out and let me know how it goes for you. On the road to becoming grassroots and data driven, it’s tempting to start collecting data as soon as possible to determine your impact.

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Be Grassroots and Data Driven

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Be Grassroots and Data Driven appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Starting with a simple question can lead to bigger impact. What does it mean to be data-driven as a nonprofit or smaller grassroots organization?

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Let’s Build a Partnership

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Let’s Build a Partnership appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Recently, the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) published data on the 2022 pass rate for the ASWB licensing exam.

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Try This: Assess Staff & Board Buy-In

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Try This: Assess Staff & Board Buy-In appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Try this and let me know how it goes for you. This post is a follow up to What’s in it for Me? Evaluating Stakeholder Engagement, where I shared, “If [the question] “What’s in it for me?”

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Try This: The SOAR Analysis

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Try This: The SOAR Analysis appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. This this activity and let me know how it goes. You’ve probably heard of the SWOT analysis. Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities, and Threats.

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What Gets Measured Doesn’t Always Matter

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post What Gets Measured Doesn’t Always Matter appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting.

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Self Care Corner: Representation Burnout

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Self Care Corner: Representation Burnout appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. I’ve been putting off writing this blog post for nearly 2 years. Mostly because it’s complicated to talk about. Representation burnout.

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Try This: Reproductive Justice & Program Design

Nicole Clark Consulting

The post Try This: Reproductive Justice & Program Design appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Try this activity, and let me know how it goes for you.

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Social Care WRES: In praise of the phase!

Social Work With Adults

Communities Consultation and engagement SocietyA new beginning for racial equality in social care.

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Liberty Protection Safeguards due for implementation in October 2023

Community Care

The social work regulator intends to publish its response to the consultation in the coming weeks, said Conway. ” Earlier this year, the DHSC and MoJ consulted on a draft revised Mental Capacity Act 2005 code of practice and regulation s proposing how the LPS should be implemented.

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When Palliative Care Demand Exceeds Capacity: A Virtual Panel Discussion

CAPC

How palliative care program leaders throughout the country have creatively and effectively responded to an increased demand for consults. Palliative Care Models

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Ofsted proposes grading councils specifically on care leaver support

Community Care

In an accompanying document , it added that the move to consult had been influenced by research it published earlier this year that found more than one-third of care leavers felt they had left care too early. The consultation runs until 29 July.

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New Palliative Care Screening Tool for Surgical ICU Patients

CAPC

Screening tool helps to identify SICU patients for palliative care consults, reducing burden on families and medical staff. News Bites