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

Posted by GVT Admin on Aug 14, 2018 3:49:04 PM

Time is always of the essence in the nonprofit world, with many organizations left feeling like there just isn’t enough time in the day to get everything accomplished. Looking for ways to work towards achieving your organization's mission while managing the day-to-day tasks?

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Topics: Nonprofit General, case management workflow, nonprofit mission, nonprofit software solutions

Social Workers Weigh In on the #MeToo Movement

Posted by GVT Admin on Aug 9, 2018 11:34:30 AM

We asked social workers who use our domestic violence software to help us understand what is going on with the sudden eruption of the #MeToo movement. Sweeping across the media landscape like wildfire, a tsunami of accusations began with Roger Ailes at Fox and Harvey Weinstein in Hollywood then quickly enveloped such well known T.V. personalities as Charlie Rose, Matt Lauer, Garrison Keilor, and Kevin Spacey. Even the most cynical among us was startled by the sudden collective outcry sent up by the women of Hollywood. What, we asked our colleagues, is going on here?

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Topics: social, mental health, #MeToo, sexual harrassment

Need Case Manager Stress Relief? Do These 4 Things Daily

Posted by GVT Admin on Aug 7, 2018 9:25:03 AM

 

Those who work in nonprofit or government agencies deal with high levels of stress daily. It can affect both your job and your home life. Unfortunately, case manager stress relief is something that is rarely put into practice.

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Topics: FAMCare Tips and Tools, education, case worker stress relief

Visions Server Upgrade Announcement August 2018

Posted by GVT Admin on Aug 6, 2018 3:42:38 PM


Dear Client,

Global Vision Technologies (GVT) will be conducting an upgrade to Visions Server - the platform behind the FAMCare and/or ClinicalPURSUIT systems on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - between the hours of 6pm and 3am EDT.

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Topics: Software Upgrade Notices

Personal Learning Networks

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 25, 2018 2:10:00 PM

In the world of social work, learning networks are nothing new. Social workers have always exchanged information in a social setting, such as sharing referrals and resources with other social work colleagues. Social workers often photocopy and share articles from trusted journals with colleagues they are collaborating with on a project.

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, Nonprofit General

How FAMCare Helps Small Agencies Achieve Big Agency Impact

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 24, 2018 10:07:00 AM

Through its FAMCare suite of products Global Vision Technologies helps smaller agencies participate at the big agency level by leveraging technology to amplify impact. In an article that appeared in Policy & Practice, the journal of the American Public Human Services Association, Accenture managing directors Debora Morris and Ryan Oakes present a method for amplifying the outcomes of smaller agencies through a combination of new technology and best management practices.

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, Nonprofit General

Caring for Those Far Away With Technology

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 20, 2018 10:30:16 AM
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Topics: Elderly/Aging Long Term Care

Call the Midwife

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 9, 2018 9:57:00 AM

The BBC series Call the Midwife has been a surprising smash hit with American PBS audiences. The series features midwives Jenny Lee, Chummy Browne, Trixie Franklin, and Cynthia Miller as they live and work with nuns at Nonnatus House in London’s East End during the 1950s. The nurses experience heartache and pain as they help women through the difficult and often dangerous process of childbirth while their patients live in abject poverty.

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Topics: Social Services Industry News

How Social Media Is Impacting the Field of Social Work

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 5, 2018 2:57:23 PM

The rise of the Internet and the proliferation of social media have changed how we access information and interact. It’s now easier than ever to do research, find resources and make connections. However, the nature of these interactions have a much different quality in the online realm than off.

As we spend more time online, these changes inevitably impact the social work field in a variety of ways, both positive and negative. While access to information and resources is more convenient than ever, Internet use can also open up users to potential privacy breaches. The following are some examples of ways social media is impacting the social work field:

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Topics: Social Services Industry News

Our Faltering Health Care System

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 5, 2018 10:56:00 AM

Without continued congressional support and a national commitment to succeed, The Affordable Care Act will eventually falter.  Why has it been so difficult for the United States, the greatest industrialized nation on earth, to provide affordable healthcare for all its citizens? Is it political polarization, philosophical divides, economic conundrums, relentless costly innovation, government regulation, professional posturing, or a combination of all these factors that has prevented every administration since Franklin Roosevelt from tackling the problem?

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Topics: Social Services Industry News