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George Ritacco

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Going Back to School Checklist

Posted by George Ritacco on Jul 10, 2018 8:41:00 AM

A friend of ours, Quinn Cooley has reached out with a great resource to share with our partners, clients and friends.  Quinn works with universities and programs to help share their content and he came across a great infographic from the team at Maryville University that we wanted to share.  We think this is a great educational resource for those who are ready to go back to school.

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Topics: Nonprofit General, education

Raise more money with a special event program

Posted by George Ritacco on May 16, 2018 11:58:12 AM
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Topics: Fundraising Ideas

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

Posted by George Ritacco on May 15, 2018 3:38:44 PM

The CEOs of nonprofit agencies have always faced challenges that are uniquely theirs. These difficulties continue to change and evolve as both the industry and those who nonprofits aim to help do so as well. Even within the past five or 10 years, these challenges have proven to be unlike any others faced in years past.

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Topics: Nonprofit General, case management software

Homelessness - An Innovative Solution

Posted by George Ritacco on May 9, 2018 1:58:37 PM

 

A Former Disney Employee Tells This Story

Yeweinisht Mesfin went missing in November 2016. Her fellow Disneyland employees found her in her car in a gym parking lot. She lived in her car and that gym parking lot was her home. She would use the gym to shower and use the restroom. After suffering a heart attack, she died in her car waiting for someone to find her.

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Topics: Homeless & Food Pantry

Predictive Risk Modeling

Posted by George Ritacco on Apr 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

In a recent issue of Social Work Today, Kate Jackson reported this troubling statistic:

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Topics: Child Welfare, predictive modeling, risk stratification

OJJDP Announces New Funding Opportunities

Posted by George Ritacco on Apr 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

OJJDP has announced the following fiscal year 2018 funding opportunities:

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FAMCare... Intuitive Case Management Design

Posted by George Ritacco on Apr 2, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Tesla - “Oh…and it’s all electric”

A recent encounter with an eager, young representative (don’t call them salesman) in a Tesla store (not a showroom) first amused me, but then alerted me to the fact that I was guilty of a similar oversight in my own business.  

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Topics: Global Vision Technologies, FAMCare

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

Posted by George Ritacco on Mar 29, 2018 11:02:00 AM

Case management software options abound in this day and age of cloud-based technology. It seems as though lots of attractive options are being released by vendors and consulting companies alike. Knowing what to expect when working with each group can help an agency decide which approach works best for their goals as well as their budget.

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Topics: Global Vision Technologies, FAMCare Tips and Tools, case management software

Guide to Protecting Your Child on the Internet

Posted by George Ritacco on Mar 26, 2018 9:08:34 AM

Came across an interesting guide last week that I wanted to share with you. The Ultimate Parent Guide for Child Safety on the Internet is a concise guide with great tips on protecting our children from the dangers of the Internet and protecting their safety.  As a boy scout leader - we teach the scouts how to be aware of online predators and other people who try to get a hold of your private information.  The guide covers some of those things and more.

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Topics: Child Welfare

Visions Server Update Announcement March 2018

Posted by George Ritacco on Mar 14, 2018 8:51:36 AM


Dear Client,

Global Vision Technologies (GVT) will be conducting an update to Visions Server - the platform behind the FAMCare and/or ClinicalPURSUIT systems on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - between the hours of 6pm and 3am EDT.

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Topics: Software Upgrade Notices