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What is Your EQ?

Posted by George Ritacco on Oct 24, 2014 4:00:00 PM

In 1995 Daniel Goleman, a New York Times writer, published Emotional Intelligence - Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, and the entire business world, including non-profit, was introduced to the concept of emotional intelligence.

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, FAMCare Tips and Tools

A Looming Crisis in Social Work

Posted by George Ritacco on Oct 23, 2014 9:22:00 AM

In B.C. 1750 King Hammurabi issued his code of justice, which included a requirement that the people help one another during times of hardship. That proclamation established Social Work as the world's oldest profession.

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Topics: Social Services Industry News

Promotion to Commotion

Posted by George Ritacco on Oct 23, 2014 8:29:00 AM

PROMOTION

Most child protective services (CPS) supervisors are promoted from within the agency. This is natural and proper professional development, but it often leads to a unique set of challenges. Unfortunately, there is little preparation, training, guidance, or support provided to new supervisors, and they quickly begin to feel inadequate, confused, and overwhelmed.

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Topics: Government, FAMCare Tips and Tools

Visions Server Upgrade 22 is Here!

Posted by George Ritacco on Oct 13, 2014 10:33:00 AM

Global Vision Technologies (GVT) will be conducting an update to your FAMCare and/or ClinicalPURSUIT system on Tuesday, October 22, 2014 - between the hours of 6pm and 3am EDT.  The upgrade will be performed regionally - west coast facilities upgrade after 10pm EDT.

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Topics: Software Upgrade Notices

Teen Birth Rate - Creative Solution to a Persistent Problem

Posted by George Ritacco on Oct 13, 2014 10:17:00 AM

In 2013, there were 274, 641 babies born to females ages 15-19. Nearly 81% of these births occurred outside of marriage. Although the teen birth rate has been declining over recent years, the U.S. rate is higher than that of many other developed countries, including Canada and the United Kingdom.

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, Foster Care, Adoption, FAMCare Tips and Tools

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