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The Power of Prayer

Posted by GVT Admin on Nov 3, 2021 10:45:00 AM

The history of social work is replete with religious organizations that were the early founders of social work and prayed for, with, and over clients as a matter of course. However, as secular and governmental social service agencies assumed a greater share of society’s burden of need issues of religious freedom and separation of church and state began to crop up.

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, Government, social workers, what social workers do

Workforce Development

Posted by GVT Admin on Sep 15, 2021 10:45:00 AM

The American Worker

Since the decline of the union movement and the offshoring of most manufacturing jobs to cheaper labor markets, the American worker has had a systemic labor problem. The kinds of jobs that were so plentiful in the economy after World War II are no longer available. Small one-industry towns across the country have seen their factories close and residents move to the smokestack cities.

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Topics: Government, what social workers do, workforce development

News from NIJ Publications...Human Trafficking

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 30, 2021 11:31:20 AM

For survivors, Justice is more About healing and Preventing Future Trafficking!

Today is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, when we to raise awareness about human trafficking, and promote and protect the rights of trafficking victims. 

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Topics: Government, Victim Services, human trafficking

Office of Justice ...Matching/Cost-Sharing Requirements

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 16, 2021 10:45:00 AM

This weeks Office of Justice grant writing tips, puts the focus on understanding the process of matching/cost-sharing requirements and how to account for them.  For additional tips about building a better budget for grant writing please see FAMCares blog, Funding Tips From the OJP...Building a Better Budget

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Topics: Government, grants, nonprofit funding

Office Of Justice..Grant Writing Information

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 9, 2021 10:45:00 AM

We truly enjoy sharing with our readers not only grant funding opportunities but resources and information that might make the grant writing process seem less cumbersome. This week the OJP is highlighting their Glossary of Terms that are assoiciated with the JustGrants system. 

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Topics: Government, grants, nonprofit funding

OJP Funding News...JustGrants Training

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 1, 2021 10:45:00 AM

This weeks Office of Justice Programs Funding News, features helpful training infomation on the navigation of JustGrants.  Grant writing can be an overwhelming and intimidating process, this resource provides self-guided videos, reference guides, checklists, and infographics to help with the various stages of the government grant writing process.  

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Topics: Government, grants, nonprofit funding

Funding Tips From The OJP...Successful Application Submission

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 25, 2021 11:48:26 AM

The following funding news release from the Office of Justice has important information to ensure your application is submitted correctly in the Justice Grants System (JustGrants).  Some of the resouces included were the DOJ Application Submission Checklist, an eLearning Video and the Job Aid Reference Guide: Application Submission. 

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Topics: Government, grants, nonprofit funding

Funding Tips From The OJP...Building A Better Budget

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 18, 2021 11:51:53 AM

Grant writing is not easy, but sharing helpful tips and information is.... The following funding news release from the Office of Justice has resources to use when your filling out an application in the Justice Grant System (JustGrants).  It includes multiple detailed resources for completing the Budget Detail Form plus updated (2021) resources and guides for the application process. 

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Topics: Government, grants, nonprofit funding

And The Silos Came Tumbling Down

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 16, 2021 10:45:00 AM

Government social service agencies are transitioning from being providers of services to entities that predominantly commission, facilitate, or broker services. This transition requires new skills in government – such as agility, innovation, transparency and connectedness – and new capabilities for facilitating relationships with external partners – such as flexibility, co-venturing, co-creation.

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Topics: Government, social services

NIJ Releases Article on OJJDP Juvenile Justice Data Collection

Posted by GVT Admin on Mar 12, 2021 11:30:00 AM

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has posted a new article discussing OJJDP’s Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement and Juvenile Residential Facility Census.

Both OJJDP-sponsored surveys gather information from residential placement facilities that hold juveniles who are charged or adjudicated for an offense. The article describes the work that OJJDP and NIJ are performing to improve data collection on juveniles in residential placement and the facilities in which they are held.

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Topics: Juvenile Justice, Government

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