Having access to the right information at the right time is at the heart of a social worker's ability to do his or her job in a timely and efficient manner. Being able to process and organize information received helps ensure that productivity increases, even as the industry as a whole is seeing more pressure.
A Dramatic Transformation
Global Vision Technologies is celebrating its twentieth anniversary as a leading developer of case management software for governmental and non-profit social service agencies. Over the past twenty years we have participated in the astounding growth of social service agencies, services, case workers, and clients.
Just a short announcement that the Official FAMCare User Forum was launched today. The forum has been something we've wanted to do for a while to help create a place for users to go to network with other FAMCare users and to find answers to their issues.
A Case Management ENGINE...
4 Powerful Workflow Processors in ONE!
FAMCare - from the front... appears to be similar to some of the other case management software tools on the market - but there is something you need to know... FAMCare is built on a powerful workflow and development platform. Visions Server is GVT's proprietary platform and "engine" that is configured for every customer - making their case management experience unique and very special.
It has been a little over 5 weeks now since I’ve been involved with Global Vision Technologies and the experience with this great organization has been humbling. Obviously with any new occupation, there are bumps and hurdles to get over, but sometimes the bumps in the road make you appreciate the workers involved in paving the ways to success.
For most organizations, case management software is about a lot more than just making your day slightly easier through the adoption of new technology. It's about leveraging the power of the digital world both to your advantage and to the advantage of the people you serve. It's about enabling superior communication that gives way to better, stronger collaboration. It's about driving business outcomes and building your enterprise around the performance-enhancing engine that you need when you need it the most.
Today, social workers increasingly rely on digital tools. Online therapy, advocacy by social media, and earning an MSW degree online are just a few of the additional tech innovations that are evolving in social work. However, the social work profession reflects generational differences in acceptance of technology.
There's a common (and unfortunate) misconception out there that certain industries are perfectly fine relying less on technology than others. Social workers, healthcare workers and people in similar professions don't necessarily have a pressing urge for information management and case management software because most of their day is spent in-person.
Congress enacted the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act in 1974 and ushered in a new era of enlightenment in juvenile justice. The original law provided for the deinstitutionalization of status offenders requiring that youth who are runaways, truants, or curfew violators cannot be detained in juvenile detention facilities or adult jails.