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Autism Spectrum Disorder

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 17, 2024 11:30:00 AM

Currently, one in fifty-four American children will be diagnosed somewhere on the Autism spectrum. Social workers in child welfare have noted this rise in the diagnosis of autism across the country and have asked us to help bring autism out of the shadows.

This blog shies away from simply reprinting the copy of experts, but in the case of autism spectrum disorder so many parents are concerned for their little ones that we thought it best to stick close to the National Institute of Mental Health's discussion on autism. (Italics below indicate direct quotes from NIH literature and plain font means we have summarized their information.) So, let's start this brief discussion on autism spectrum disorders with a definition and description by the National Institute of Mental Health.

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Topics: social issues

How Case Management Software Impacts Case Notes

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 11, 2024 11:09:01 AM

In social work industry, the ability to efficiently manage case notes is paramount. Case notes serve as a crucial documentation tool, capturing vital information about clients, their progress, and the interventions implemented. Traditionally, social workers relied on manual methods to record and organize these notes, leading to inefficiencies, inaccuracies, and potential privacy concerns. However, the advent of case management software has transformed this landscape, offering a myriad of benefits that streamline the process and enhance the quality of case notes.

In this blog, we'll explore how case management software revolutionizes case notes, empowering social workers with tools to improve efficiency, accuracy, and client outcomes.

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Topics: case management software

Just Give Me A Call

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 9, 2024 11:19:48 AM

More and more frequently these days we hear from social workers specializing in mental health that many more clients are using teletherapy to attend sessions. Teletherapy is any remote therapy that uses technology to help the therapist and client communicate. 

Some examples of teletherapy include: 

•    doing therapy sessions over the phone 
•    having a group chat for group therapy 
•    using videoconferencing for individual, couples, or group therapy 
•    receiving therapy via email or instant messenger 
•    using apps that connect clients to therapists and offer therapy within the app

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Topics: mental health

Tracking Triumphs: The Dynamics of a Case Management Tracking System

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 5, 2024 9:59:00 AM

In modern service sectors, efficient and effective case management is crucial. Industries such as healthcare, social services, legal aid, and customer support rely heavily on case management tracking systems to streamline their operations, enhance communication, and ensure clients receive timely and appropriate services. This article explores the dynamics of a case management tracking system, focusing on its essential components, benefits, implementation strategies, and best practices.

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Topics: case management software

Feature Focus: Understanding the Essential Features of Case Management Software

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 2, 2024 1:05:00 PM

In today's fast-paced and interconnected world, organizations dealing with complex cases need efficient systems to manage their operations. Whether in healthcare, social services, legal aid, or customer support, the adoption of case management software has become a necessity.

This blog explores the essential features of case management software, focusing on how they enhance efficiency, improve outcomes, and support the seamless management of cases.

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Topics: case management software

Here Comes Summer

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 26, 2024 11:30:00 AM

Burnout is this summer's key word for social workers. The first heat wave has already rolled across the nation, and climate experts tell us there is more to come. Since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, summertime has been vacation time. The time when workers rest and refresh for another year of labor looming in the fall. Not so for social workers. Research reveals that the demands on social workers pick up in the summer months, but social workers accustomed to the natural rhythms of the American workforce tend to drift into summer expecting to rest and relax like the rest of the world. They are often not prepared for the relentless intensity of need that their clients experience as the summer heat and school closers put an even greater burden on struggling parents, the elderly, and the homeless. As it turns out, just when social workers start to let down their natural guard in step with traditional summer slack time, they are deluged with intensifying client need. In short, social workers are not prepared and without purposeful self-care often burnout during the summer months.

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Topics: social workers, Self Care in Social Work

Unlocking Potential: The Varied Benefits of a Case Management Tool

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 25, 2024 12:38:00 PM

The modern business landscape demands constant evolution. Organizations across industries are relentlessly seeking strategies to streamline operations, maximize output, and elevate client or patient experiences. In this dynamic environment, case management tools have emerged as transformative solutions, offering a comprehensive set of benefits that empower organizations to achieve significant success.

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Topics: case management software

Students Weigh in on AI

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 19, 2024 11:00:00 AM

We heard from a group of social work students after we published the blog, The Use of AI in Social Work, two weeks ago. They were enthusiastic about the use of artificial intelligence in their studies and concerned that their professors were limiting their use of AI. To advance the discussion of this new technology further we have summarized the students' point-of-view below.

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Topics: Technology Speak

Global Vision Technologies and FAMCare achieve SOC 2 Type II Compliance Certification

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 18, 2024 11:28:32 AM

ST. LOUIS, MO, June 18, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Global Vision Technologies, Inc., (GVT) successfully achieved Service Organization Controls (SOC) 2 Type II audit and certification, which validates GVT's robust controls, effective security and risk management and adherence to industry best practices. GVT is creator and provider of FAMCare and ClinicalPURSUIT web-based, HIPAA compliant, highly secure data management tools for human service organizations and healthcare agencies who are looking for a better way to manage their information and improve client outcomes. GVT manages sensitive client data relating to children, families, youths, adults and patients. The certification provides a greater level of trust for both current and prospective business partners and customers after an extensive review which evaluated GVT's control design, implementation and operating effectiveness.

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Topics: Global Vision Technologies, Press Releases, FAMCare, cyber security

Improving Efficiency Using a Dynamic Case Management & Tracking System

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 13, 2024 12:38:52 PM

In today’s fast-paced and increasingly complex social services environment, efficiency and organization are key. Case management and tracking systems have emerged as essential tools for managing client care, streamlining workflows, and improving overall efficiency. These systems provide social work providers with the ability to coordinate care effectively, reduce administrative burdens, and enhance patient outcomes.

This blog explores the varied benefits and features of dynamic case management and tracking systems, highlighting how they can transform social services delivery.

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Topics: case management software

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