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Case Workers in Family Services Benefit from Social Services Software

Famcare

For those working in child services, an understanding of family situations is vital in being able to help improve child welfare. Fortunately for those agencies, utilizing the right social services software can help streamline processes and effectively “humanize” the various situations.

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You Can Improve Senior Care, with Social Services Software

Famcare

Elderly/Aging Long Term Care case management workflow social services software senior careOur senior population continues to grow, with the aging of the baby boomers. And with the glut of older citizens comes a glut of issues that elder care workers must deal with.

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Strengthening the role of Social Service Workforce in Social Protection Systems

Social Service Workforce

by Tomoo Okubo, Social Protection Specialist, UNICEF and Aniruddha Kulkarni, Global Technical Lead, Child Protection Systems, UNICEF (originally developed as a discussion paper by UNICEF and Global Social Service Workforce Alliance

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How the Right Social Services Software Can Improve the Adoption Process

Famcare

With over 400,000 children in foster care and over 100,000 adoptable children in the United States, we are passionate about improving the adoption process with the right social services software.

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How investing teaches social service strategy

Save the Social Worker

I hope that the lessons (and mistakes) from 4 years of investing, can give you a different lens to look at your individual and organisational strategy within social services. And yes, I’ve only had a year of experience working as a social worker in direct practice.

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Five overarching advantages of having social service workers in health facilities

Social Service Workforce

The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance’s recent technical report, Social Service Workers in Health Facilities: Their Role in A

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Social Services Software for Child and Family Welfare Agencies

Famcare

In 1998, a consortium of child welfare agencies in Missouri were researching the market for web based, social services case management software. FAMCare social services software Family and Child Welfare

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Advocates Build Support for the Social Service Workforce During Social Service Workforce Week

Social Service Workforce

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Addressing child protection concerns through the integration of social service workers in schools

Social Service Workforce

A new technical note, developed by the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance and UNICEF, finds that violence against children and ot

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Recognizing the Key Role of Social Service Workers in Emergency Preparedness and Response

Social Service Workforce

By Hugh Salmon, Director of the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance

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Family of murdered six-year-old call for ‘total reform of social services’

The Guardian

Child protection Social care Society Children UK news Charities

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Panamanian Social Work and Public Health professional associations address gaps between health and social services

International Federation of Social Workers

This week the leaders of the Panamanian Social Work and Public Health professional associations met to discuss the policy and practice gaps between health and social services. Yet in Panama and worldwide each of these services […].

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State of social care in England ‘never been so bad’, social services boss warns

The Guardian

Councils receiving 5,400 new requests for help each day while capacity has reduced significantly The state of social care in England has “never been so bad”, the country’s leading social services chief has said, with half a million people now waiting for help.

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COVID-19 and Mental Health-The Role of Social Services Organizations

Famcare

Nonetheless, social workers across the US have played an important role in ensuring that people suffering from mental health issues during the pandemic have the necessary psychological support to survive the pandemic. mental health human services software Covid-19

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Social Service Worker Spotlight: A Q&A with Edgar Danilo López Ramírez, Specialist in Family and Community Strengthening with Changing the Way We Care

Social Service Workforce

Please tell us a little bit about yourself. I live in Chiquimula, Guatemala. I am married and have three beautiful children, two boys and one girl. I really enjoy spending time with my family, going on walks in the countryside and spending time with friends.

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The Associations between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Social Services Use among Head Start-Eligible Low-Income Families

Social Work Blog

Social workers spend a tremendous amount of time and resources developing interventions to help serve disadvantaged families and individuals. An article recently published in the journal Health & Social Work , co-published by NASW and Oxford University Press seeks to address this issue.

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How many more children must die before we fix England's social services? | Polly Curtis

The Guardian

The tragic consequences are all too plain to see Something is going badly wrong in children’s social care, a system scarred by the names of murdered children. Child protection Social care Children Society UK newsA system eroded by austerity has been further stretched by the pandemic. The deaths of Victoria Climbié , Peter Connelly and Daniel Pelka over the past 20 years prompted round after round of inquiries, reviews and reforms. But still the list of dead children grows.

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Online Event,15 September: The social service workforce in and beyond the pandemic – A global conversation

International Federation of Social Workers

Join the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance and Children and Families Across Borders on Wednesday 15th September from 1-4pm UTC for the upcoming conference, The social service workforce in and beyond the pandemic: A global conversation on adaptation, innovation and the fight for social justice.

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Children’s social services in Bradford to be handed to independent trust

The Guardian

Social workers will be transferred to a not-for-profit children’s trust that ministers hope will help “drive rapid improvements” to a department which has been underperforming for years and struggled to raise its game. Bradford Children Nadhim Zahawi Social care Local government UK news

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Why Self-Care Is Vital For Social Service Professionals

Simmons University

Maintaining physical, mental, and emotional health is vital for everyone, but it can be particularly important for those working in helping professions like social work, nursing, and counseling. The post Why Self-Care Is Vital For Social Service Professionals appeared first on SC-UMT.

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Moldova’s Voices of Care Reform

Social Service Workforce

Changing the Way We Care (CTWWC) Moldova works in partnership with leaders in the care reform sector to support the Moldova social service system to ensure it has the capacity, infrastructure and services at the local level to serve all children and families

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A Note of Respect

Famcare

Social Services Industry News Elderly/Aging Long Term Care

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Ukraine and New Paradigms in Social Development: The Work of the Kamenets Podisk / IFSW Partnership

Social Service Workforce

By Rory Truell, IFSW Secretary-General

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5 Simple Ways to Manage Your Caseload Effectively

Famcare

Social Services Industry News Child Welfare Foster Care FAMCare Tips and Tools FAMCare Team Blog'sStruggling with staying on top of all of your cases? Worried that someone may fall through the cracks? Not sure how you can possibly help all of your clients achieve their best outcome?

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Case Manager Stress Relief For Social Worker Performance Anxiety

Famcare

Performance anxiety can often add to the high stress experienced by social work case managers. After all, social worker performance isn’t about how many widgets you make or how much profit you brought to the bottom line.

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Participants from Across the Globe Take Part in Global Conversation Event

Social Service Workforce

On 15th September 2021, the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance and Children and Families Across Borders co-hosted The social service workforce in and beyond the pandemic: A global conversation on adaptation, innovation and the fight for social justice

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Three Ways to Care for Children Orphaned by COVID-19

Social Service Workforce

This blog was written by Lanre Williams-Ayedun, Senior Vice-President of International Programs at World Relief, and originally published by Christianity Today’s The Better Samaritan

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Social Workers’ Month: Behind the Scenes at Shelter

Shelter, Inc

Chicago’s own Jane Adams who won the Nobel Prize in 1931, Dorothy Height won the Congressional Gold Medal, Wendy Sherman was awarded the National Security Medal…all social workers of whom we are proud. No one becomes a social worker for money, fame, or glory.

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What's the Right Software for Your Human Services Organization

Famcare

The social services sector has begun incorporating technology into routine work, just like other sectors. However, this is only feasible if a social services organization makes use of cutting-edge, game-changing human services software.

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Why the Post-COVID World Faces an Imminent Need for Case Managers

Famcare

Social Services Industry News case management software social services software Covid-19COVID-19 has affected the world and its societies at unprecedented levels.

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Social Workers’ Month: Behind the Scenes at Shelter

Shelter, Inc

Chicago’s own Jane Adams who won the Nobel Prize in 1931, Dorothy Height won the Congressional Gold Medal, Wendy Sherman was awarded the National Security Medal…all social workers of whom we are proud. No one becomes a social worker for money, fame, or glory.

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Localizing volunteer support in Kyrgyzstan during the pandemic

Social Service Workforce

In many contexts, volunteers have been critical for continuing social service delivery throughout the pandemic. Volunteers have increasingly been engaged to match the greater number of individuals

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Developing Standard Operating Procedures for Child Protection Case Management in Humanitarian Settings

Social Service Workforce

By Crystal Stewart, International Rescue Committee, and Anneloes Koehorst, UNICEF, co-leads of the

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Humor:  A Social Worker’s Tool

Famcare

Louise, a crusty journey-woman social worker had three pairs of glasses hanging from tiny chains around her neck and a sharpened yellow number two pencil plunged into her beehive hairdo. How unlikely that this woman would teach us how to use humor in social work.

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4 Time Management Tips for Social Workers

Famcare

Being effective in social services necessitates excellent time management abilities. Social workers have witnessed tremendous change over the years, including changes in the frequency of work and the nature of the tasks.

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Why Do Caseworkers Need Case Management Software?

Famcare

In recent years, many social services, including child welfare, senior citizen care, and juvenile justice, have moved to the cloud to take advantage of this technology. case management software caseworkers social services software

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“A problem shared is a problem halved”

Social Service Workforce

by Rebecca Smith , Head of Child Protection Programmes, Save the Children International

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Bringing together clinical and community partners for better health outcomes through PEPFAR

Social Service Workforce

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Critical Role of Social Workers in Somalia’s Drought Response

Social Service Workforce

By the Action of Somali Social Workers (ACSOS

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Social work intervention in South African schools

Social Service Workforce

Written by Marissa Jordaan with contributions from Mollie Kemp, Rochshana Kemp, Marelize Vergottini and Edmarie Pretorius on behalf of South Africa's National Committee on School Social Work Education and Practice (NACOSSWEP