The FAMCare Blog

Achieve your mission with nonprofit software solutions that help manage relationships

Making Sure Your Caseworkers are HIPAA Compliant

Nonprofit Sustainability Part 2: Beyond Build

Economic Imbalance: Social Worker's Salary vs. Burdensome Student Debt

The Ford Foundation's BUILD Program for Social Justice Nonprofits

Webinar To Review Grant Opportunities for Gang Suppression

Case Manager Stress Relief Tips for Mental Health

How to Evaluate Case Management Software for Your Nonprofit

Hospice Care:  Sound Medical Practice

Undiagnosed Dementia Statistics Rising

How Nonprofit Software Solutions Give You More Time to Focus on Mission

Social Workers Weigh In on the #MeToo Movement

Need Case Manager Stress Relief? Do These 4 Things Daily

Visions Server Upgrade Announcement August 2018

Personal Learning Networks

How FAMCare Helps Small Agencies Achieve Big Agency Impact

Caring for Those Far Away With Technology

Going Back to School Checklist

Call the Midwife

How Social Media Is Impacting the Field of Social Work

Our Faltering Health Care System

OJJDP Announces New Funding Opportunities 2018

The Root of All Evil?

Talk Saves Lives

Georgia On My Mind

School Choice

Self-Care for New Caregivers

Civil Discourse

In Their Own Words

Raise more money with a special event program

5 Difficulties Today's Nonprofit CEOs Face That Were Unheard of 10 Years Ago

Homelessness - An Innovative Solution

Anorexia Nervosa

Neglecting Native Americans

Predictive Risk Modeling

Teachers on Strike

OJJDP Announces New Funding Opportunities

Changing Times... Jewish Federations of North America

FAMCare... Intuitive Case Management Design

The difference between working with a software "vendor" vs. a consultant team 

The Family First Prevention Services Act

Asking Donors "Discovery" Questions

Guide to Protecting Your Child on the Internet

Improving Donor Retention Rates

Focus... LA Unified School District

Visions Server Update Announcement March 2018

Social Workers as Case Managers

Domestic Violence

Can You Predict Your Fundraising Campaign Will Succeed or Fail?

How Can Software the Government Utilizes Affect its Respective Communities?

Digital Transformation of Nonprofit Finance

Are your board members being neglected?

OJJDP Announces New Emergency Planning Funding Opportunity

Fundraising - Nonprofit's Lifeblood

Creating Donors For Life

Your Case Management Database Needs for 2018

Beyond 12 Steps - Substance Abuse Treatment Model

Why Nonprofits Should Blog

Attention Social Workers - We are Proud to Serve You

Criminal Justice Reconsidered... Part 2

Health & Human Services 2018 Budget - A Cautionary Tale

Everyday Heroes

Register To Attend Blueprints Conference for Healthy Youth Development

Child Abduction Response Team Training

Animal Welfare

The 3 Most Important Features for Your Next Case Management System

A Social Worker Celebrates Christmas

Housing First

Tips for Running a Successful Holiday Toy Drive for Needy Children

Giving Back to Board Members

Hackathons

OJJDP Announces 2018 National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

How to Prevent Child Abuse - Guide

The Johnson Amendment

OJJDP Publishes Updates on Comprehensive Juvenile Justice System Improvement Initiative

Women as Leaders

Create a Plan for Thanking Your Donors

Who Will Care for The Boomers?

Improve Social Worker Productivity With Workflow Tools

3 Steps to Simplifying Your Referral Process - A Referral Process Makeover

9 Things Your Donors Really Want

Where Have All The Parents Gone?

OJJDP - funded Bulletin Supports Diversion for Youth with Behavioral Health Needs

A Simple Year-End Email Campaign That Will Increase Your Fundraising

Technology and Social Work - Managing Risk

What happens when you loose 65% of your donor base in one year?

Try as We Might - The National Effort to Improve Public Education

How to find million dollar stories

From Scarcity to Generosity - One Woman's Journey on the Road to Giving

Connecting with Donors Through Direct Mail

Social Services - The Last 20 Years

Stop Guessing About Your Donors

Natural Disasters Lead to Time of Need for Social Workers

A Community

Heroes Among Heroes - Watching the Aftermath in Texas and Florida

FAMCare User Forum Announcement

Storytelling Tips From the Set of Hit TV Show NCIS

The Brotherhood of Man

Global Vision Technologies, Creators of FAMCare Case Management Software Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

OJJDP Webinar Series to Discuss Commercial Sex Trafficking Research

How to overcome donor resistance

How Can Social Workers Combat Work Burnout?

Life as a Caseworker

The TAO of Social Work... Part Two

What Sets FAMCare Apart?  A Little Secret... "It's the Platform."

The TAO of Social Work

How Will the Back-to-School Rush Affect Your Fundraising Efforts?

OJJDP News At A Glance, July/August 2017

Social Services - Our Annual Overview

Putting Donors at the Center of Your Fundraising Program

No Respect

7 Pillars of a Major Gifts Program

A Good First Step When Moving to Electronic Case Management

Long Term Care - Global Vision Technologies' Annual Update

The X Factor in Growing Your Nonprofit's Fundraising

Webinar to Discuss Child Forensic Guidelines in Child Abuse Cases

Visions Server Upgrade Announcement - August 2017

How Do You Know WHEN It's the Right Time to Upgrade Your Software?

How to Segment Donors

OJJDP Updates Juvenile Homicide Data on Statistical Briefing Book

An Agency Guide to Upgrading Case Management Software...

Saying Thank You to Donors

Request for Applications Seeks Jurisdictions for Multi-System Improvement Training

Dementia

7 Crucial Storytelling Tips to Improve Your Fundraising

What Kind of Leader Are You?

The Marriage of Technology and Social Work

New Accounting Rules for Nonprofits

Fun, Sun and Donor Fun

How to Achieve a Healthier Work-Life Balance as a Non-Profit Executive

A Hand Up... NOT!  A Hand Out

Denial

Summer Food...

Article Highlights Juvenile Justice Reform in Several States

Those that didn't forget

The Impulse To Help... The Essence of Nonprofit

OJJDP Announces New Funding Opportunities

Handling Fundraising Stress

Visions Server Update Announcement

Unsung Heroes... Quietly Making a Difference

A Training Exercise for Board Members

Support Your Volunteers Long After National Volunteer Week is Over

Casey Foundation Seeks Grant Proposal for Trauma Response Program

PSTD

Engaging Board Members in Authentic Leadership

BURNOUT

OJJDP-funded Toolkit To Support Law Enforcement Responses to Children Exposed to Violence Released

Using facebook to engage more people and raise money

Non-Verbal's... Read Them and Learn from Them

NO Good Deed Will Go Unpunished

What Makes Up a Good Board of Directors?

Resurrection... A Public/Private Partnership

The Changes in Value of Stuff Over Generations

Major Fundraising Tip:  Make a VISUAL Case..

G.I.R.L. 2017 and the Girl Scout Digital Cookie

Save More Time Now: Leveraging Workflow in Software and Technology

That Special Extra Chromosome!

Generations

Fundraising Tips - Are you Leaving Money on the Table?

Matrix Management in the Modern Nonprofit

It's National Volunteer Week

Increase Your Funding and Annual Operating Revenue

Starting a Conversation About Your Organization.

Enlightenment

Peace of Mind - Part II

Social Media and the Effect on Your Future

Visions Server Update Announcement

Simple and Effective Donor Research

Peace of Mind

How to Improve Your Agency's Infrastructure For Long-term Care

Increase Your Donor Retention and Response Rates

Mutiny on the Bounty

Movie Mondays - New Video Series Announcement

Because We've Always Done it This Way

7 Principles of a Successful Customer Service Department

20 Million Starving to Death - Right Now!

Veterans Helping Veterans

A Foster Care Success Story to Share - The Bailey Family Story

Focusing Your Message on What Motivates Your Donors

The Disgrace of Food Waste

There They Go.. and I Must Catch Up For I am Their Leader

Social Workers are Super Heroes

Saving One Baby at a Time

How to Inspire Audiences to Give More

The Evolution of Case Management

Center for Juvenile Justice Reform Accepting Regitrations for 2017 LEAD Conference

FAMCare Master Certification Class - January 2017 Feedback

New FAMCare 5 Overview Videos

Paperless Prudence:  Your Guide to Transitioning to a Digital Office

Report:  Teenage Druge Use on the Decline

A little about Comfort Cases...

Is Case Management the Best-Kept Secret?

When Switching From Paper Forms to Electronic Forms

Philosophy vs Politics

Refugees... What Social Workers are Saying

First Worldwide Patient-Empowered Research Tool Launched by AARDA

Visions Server Upgrade 29 is Here!

Disruption... Another Word for Growth

Why It’s Important to Be Present for Each Other

Big gifts and the rule of twelve

Budgeting Brilliance:  Budget Tips For Your Next I.T. Project

SAMHSA Fiscal Year 2017 Grant Announcements and Awards

Charter Schools Part 2 - A Progress Report

Bringing Yourself Fully to Your Nonprofit Role

Sending Text Messages from your FAMCare or Clinical Pursuit System

OJJDP Announces New Funding Opportunity

Coaching

I Resolve...

Charter Schools... A Progress Report

Asking Donors to Give More

Nonprofit Regulation Landscape for 2017

Is working at a nonprofit a noble calling?

FAMCare Goals - "Be It Resolved For 2017…”

SAMHSA Releases Youth Engagement Guidance for Federal Events

A Christmas Message

Your 2017 Nonprofit Tech Budget - Planning & Preparation Survival Tips

Should Nonprofits Pay Commissions?

Fundraising Tips - A fun way to expand your donor base...

FAMCare Security Groups - Keep it Simple

Politics

What We Learned From the Recent Presidential Election

Silent Poison

Time to Focus Your Message?

The Business of Giving Thanks

Elections and Social Work - Now What?

Monday Movies... a day late.  A "Thanks-for-Giving" event

Thank You

OData with Tableau - OData Video #3

FAMCare and Tableau

How to Turn the Current Political Climate into Something Positive for Social Work

How Should Nonprofits Measure Performance?

A Quick Fix - How to Communicate More Effectively

FAMCare Master Certification Class - November 2016 Feedback

A Day in the Life of Using FAMCare

PSTD, Invisible Wounds and the Alarming Veteran Suicide Rate

The Most Powerful Way to Fundraise

FAMCare Data Reporting Using OData - Video #2

Updated Model Indian Juvenile Code

Criminal Justice Reform Has Only Just Begun

FAMCare Data Reporting Using OData

OJJDP Announces 2017 National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

7 Crucial Storytelling Tips to Improve Your Fundraising

The 4 Stages of a Caseworker...

October is National Youth Justice Awareness Month

The dangers of skipping Visions Server quarterly upgrades

VA 2016 Progress Report

A 10 Point Plan for Better Social Work

Tomorrow Isn't Promised to Anybody

Getting Data Out of Your System

Non-Profit is Not Non-Business

Disheartened and Disillusioned

New Challenges for Nonprofit CEO's

FAMCare Refer a Friend Program

Board Members - How a Small Team Can Make a Huge Impact on the World

Visions Server Upgrade 28 is Here!

It's more than banana pudding...

How FAMCare Has Helped My Organization

Psychotherapy Evaluation Software

Are Your Board Members Enthusiastic About Coming to Meetings?

The Mission Links Us All

Considering the Alternative May Lead to a Better Plan

Who Governs Your Organization? - You Do!

Does Your Case Management Software Look Like This?

Understand Thing’s Before You Get Them!

Nonprofit Accounting Standards Issued

Cooking during the Dog Days of summer...

Is "Change" for the sake of change... good?

The Case for a Flip Phone... Time to Disconnect from the Craziness?

What Motivates Social Workers

PERFECT... is a perception - You must allow your children to fail

Ethics When Sharing Client Information

Welfare - Not a Dirty Word

What You Probably Don’t Know About Case Managers?

6 Ways Dungeons and Dragons Builds Life Skills

Change Management Starts With... Why

My Five Favorite Apps

…More About Teachers

Is Making Money a Social Worker's Kryptonite?

Teachers... Unappreciated and Under Compensated

How a Software Implementation is Like a Trip to Mexico

OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book Offers Data Snapshot on Youth Residential Facilities

What Sets Our Case Management Platform Apart?

Big Fish in a Small Pond

A Classic Spin on the "Work Environment"... Working in the “Arena”

True Olympic Spirit

Wake Up!  The World Doesn't Work That Way Anymore

Coliseum Design Still Best Today

Shut up and Listen!

Tips for Stress Balance

World Refugee Crisis

Prevention is the Best Cure

Why FAMCare?

In Great Company

Should your agency move to case management software?  Yes, and here's why

The VA Healthcare System - A Progress Report

SARCOA Selects FAMCare Case Management Software to Help Deliver Services and Track Outcomes

Come Visit Us At Booth 102 - Foster Families Treatment Association Conference (FFTA)

10 Ways to Win With FAMCare Pathways

5 Common Project Pitfalls to Avoid

GVT to Present at FFTA Conference on July 11, 2016

A Creative Partnershp - Black Girls Code and Google

Do What You Love And You’ll Never Work A Day In Your Life!

Anti-Recidivism Coalition Chooses FAMCare to Improve Outcomes of Formerly Incarcerated Individuals

Skip the Mundane, Start REALLY Living Your Life…

5 Steps To Get Where You Really Want To Be

NONPROFIT ACCOUNTING

Change is Hard

How A CEO of a Software Company Came to Understand the Pain of a Software Implementation

Adoption in a Changing World

Visions Server Upgrade 27 is Here!

What's Social About Social Media?

A Trend Toward Kinship Care and Placement is Definitely Due!

The Revolution and Sweet Briar College

How Can Your Vendors Help or Hurt Your Agency?

Do You Seize the Day or Does the Day Seize You?

Small Nonprofits in the Digital Big-Leagues

5 Simple Ways to Managing Your Caseload Effectively

Feel the Bern - Nonprofit Funding Ideas

FAMCare KPI Measurement

Building a Case Management System?  Make Sure You Have the Right Tools

Caseworker Paperwork is Our Business

DHHS, Nebraska Families Collaborative Agree on Contract for Case Management

Do You Focus Effectively?

Software Support With Screencasts... Oh My!

THE NONPROFIT BALANCE SHEET

Child Welfare & Family Services Statistical Indicators - An Overview

Rail Trails:  Connecting with Family, Nature and Health

Nonprofit Networking Tips

Who Do You Know?  Simple Tips to Keep Your Info Private

Implementation and How Change is a Good Thing

Nonprofit LEVERAGE

Do You Have a Positive Work - Life Balance?

The 9 Commandments of FAMCare Customizations

5 Stress Relievers You Can Employ at the Workplace

No Easy Answers... But, Charter Schools Help

NEW Child and Family Services Standards for Public Agencies

Stay Up To Date or Risk Falling Behind

The Healing Power of Respect - The Children First Academy

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Balancing Needs - Project Budget vs. a Successful Project

11 Tips for a Successful Software Implementation

A New Nonprofit... The Grocery Store

Leading Edge, Not Bleeding Edge

Start With the Why!

The Soul of Nonprofit

How to Pick the Right Person to OWN Your Next Software Project

Is Your Organization Out of Control?

Rural Nonprofit Hospitals:  How the ACA is Putting Them in Danger

CASPA Chooses FAMCare Case Management Software to Help At-Risk Kids and Families

New Park Breaks Ground in Forsyth County, GA

It's Social Worker Month!

Data Island

World-Class Case Management on a Budget

Hospice at the VA

Why Volunteer?

What is a Software Plan?

One Bite at a Time

Leadership Isn't Micromanagement

How to Improve Communication for Better Project Management

Homelessness - A Tragedy, Not a Crime

Do You Bring Out the Best?

What Makes Good Projects Go Bad?

Child Abuse - Is There No End?

Walking in the Case Workers' Shoes

Helpful Tips to Get Your Helpdesk Ticket Resolved Faster

ADVOCACY - Improving Access to Mental Health Act of 2015

Blog Discusses LGBTQ Youth and Law Enforcement Responses

Why Reinvent The Wheel If There’s A Wheel That Will Already Work?

Up the Creek Without a Paddle

Visions Server Upgrade 26 is Here!

The Key to a Successful Nonprofit Fundraiser

Turning Challenges into Solutions

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

What is Food Insecurity?

Why a New Case Management Software System Can NEVER Change Someone’s Behavior

Poverty - The Root of All Evil

How Do You Alleviate Double, Triple, or Even Quadruple Data Entry?

How to Get Data Out of Your Case Management Software System

Hospice Workers Deserve our Gratitude

Effective Fundraising with Little Effort

Make Every Software Dollar Spent Count and Count BIG!

Are You on a Star Trek?

3 Reasons Why Agencies Should Invest in Web-based Case Management Solutions

Attention Agencies:  Good Invoice Billing Starts with Intake

2016 Nonprofit Fundraising Environment

2015 in Review: FAMCare's Top Downloadable Resources

30 Minutes With Grandpa

2015 IN REVIEW:  FAMCare's Top Blogs

A Holiday Greeting

Social Workers to the Rescue

Choosing a System for Collaborative Care Management

Just Below the Surface – Nonprofit Public Relations

A Documentation Solution for Social Workers

Case Management Playbook

Hospice Care

Inside a Prison

Visions Server Upgrade 25 - Software Update

Global Vision Technologies Inc., Launches FAMCare 5, Simple, Powerful Case Management Software for Any Population

Congratulations Salvation Army!

Gun Control vs. Mental Health

One Child at a Time

The Effects of Trauma on a Student

Lost Without a Map

Ethics and Technology

Global Vision Technologies Exhibiting at Michigan Federation Senior Management Conference

A Minor's Right To Confidentiality

For Love - Not Money

The Disease of Violence

HHS Proposes Changes to Child Welfare Systems

How the Affordable Care Act is Affecting Social Work

Compassion Fatigue

Long Term Care Services Providers About to be Swamped

The Mental Illness Debate

Global Vision Technologies Reports Great Turnout At Case Management Software Conference

You All Inspire Us

Case Management Software To Be Launched At The Foster Families Treatment Association National Conference

The Road to Recovery

A Nonprofit Success Story

If You Don't Know Where You're Going - You're Probably Not Going to Get There

Beware of Bias

2014 VA Scandal - Where Are We Now?

A History Lesson on Social Work

One Size Does Not Fit All

The Secrets to Better Documentation for Case Workers

Donations With Purpose

One Raspberry

Workflow Wizard #1 - The Case Alert Wizard

HOW TO: Audit Records in FAMCare

A Tiny House with Big Ideas

It's High Time - Nonprofits on Social Media

Productivity - Our Most Important Product

Celebrating Our Mothers

A FREE Report by Software Advice for Nonprofits

Giving Respect - Where it's Needed Most

Hearing from the Homeless

Nonprofit America

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month

A Key Tool for Successful Professional Development

Your Data Doesn't Matter

A Note of Respect

A New Understanding of Autism

Focusing on Protecting Families

Poverty - The Pandemic of Social Services

Database Software for Nonprofits - Secrets

Strategic Planning for Nonprofits

Managing a Modern Non-Profit

Foster Care to Prostitution Pipeline

A Creative Social Worker Solving a Serious Problem

Nonprofit Outcomes

Visions Server Upgrade 24 is Here!

SAMHSA, MacArthur Announce Diversion Program for Youth with Behavioral Health Needs

Selma

Global Vision Technologies Achieves Multi-National Data Privacy Certification (Safe Harbor)

Resolved for 2015

Heroin Addiction - The Silent Scourge

The Myth of Poverty

Global Vision Technologies Celebrates an Exciting Year of Growth and Opportunity As More Agencies Join the FAMCare Family

Doing the Right Thing

The Solution to Paperwork Burnout

A Holiday Story

Solutions Beyond Blame

GVT Participates in the Adopt a Family Program

The Four Indispensable Qualities of Management Information

How to Get Good Reports Out of Your Software

BYOB - Be Your Own Boss

Visions Server Upgrade 23 is Here!

Listen to the Doctor

A Caseworker's Success Story

Are There Carry-Overs in Your Business?

6 Beliefs of Happy Caseworkers

What is Your EQ?

A Looming Crisis in Social Work

Promotion to Commotion

Visions Server Upgrade 22 is Here!

Teen Birth Rate - Creative Solution to a Persistent Problem

Keeping Social Workers...SAFE

First Focus Campaign for Children - Urgent Message

Follow FAMCare out of the Juvenile Justice Maze

What Single Thing Would Most Improve Your Work Life?

Introducing the Pathways Module for FAMCare

A Brave New Human & Social Services World

Let's Play Social Media Jeopardy!

Measuring Outcomes - Quality vs. Quantity

Thinking Outside the Case

Bullying in the Workplace

How to Tap Into the Walter Mitty Side of Your Personality to Improve Your Agency

The Secret to Lower Employee Turnover at Your Nonprofit

Un-kept Promises at the VA

A NEW AGE OF EFFICIENCY for Nonprofits

Social Workers Picket Demanding Lower Caseloads

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Coming Up on June 15th

Let's Play Poker

Real Obstacles to Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care

Speed Kills! 4 Steps to Effective Communication

New Report Discusses How Nonprofit Boards Can Function Better

Global Vision Technologies Awarded 5 Year GSA Contract

Data Privacy Checklist for Healthcare & Human Services Providers

Using Electronic Health Records to Improve Patient Privacy

Nonprofit Software BuyerView SlideShare Research Report

Health Care Reform: Driving EHR Uptake Nationwide

10 Time Management Survival Tips for Health Record Professionals

OJJDP Announces Internet Crimes Against Children Funding Opportunity

Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Fatalities to Hold First Public Meeting

Finding the Right Management Software for Your Non-Profit

Software that Blocks and Tackles

3 Big Resolutions for Non-Profits in 2014

Five Things on Any Caseworker's Wishlist

Globsal Vision Technologies, Inc. Achieves a Microsoft Silver Application Development Competency

Human Services Software Action Guide - Free Download

How to Keep Your Caseworkers Accountable

What Goldilocks Knew About Cloud Computing

How to Use Case Studies to Improve Fundraising

The Power of "Scripting" For Non-Profits

Attention Non-Profits: How to Help More Clients with Less Effort

Four Components to Successful Human & Social Services Case Management

New FAMCare Module Transforms How Human Services Agencies Track Services and Client Progress

Are You Considering a Human Services Software Update or Change?

Introducing Change to Your Social Services Agency - 6 Leadership Secrets

Tracking Results With Human Services Case Management Software

Belize Selects FAMCare Human Services Software to Help Track Information and Improve Outcomes for Vulnerable Citizens

3 Features to Consider When Purchasing Nonprofit Case Management Software

Lilliput Children's Services Implements FAMCare to Assist with Child Welfare Case Management

Addressing the Complex Challenges for Acquisition Professionals

3 Ways to Get Donors to Fall in Love with You

Rapid Case Management - Multiple Points of Entry

The Fastest Way to Manage Your Services and Programs

NonProfit Website Strategies, Tips and Tactics

Top 10 Fundraising Tips

6 Parts of a Highly Effective Fundraising Offer

The Internet is Transforming Adoption

Find More Donors Today - Great Tools to Help

10 Secrets for Writing a Great Annual Report for Your Nonprofit

3 Key Steps to Engaging "Skilled" Volunteers

NFC Purchases FAMCare for the Delivery of Case Management Services