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From Bitter to Sweet

Posted by GVT Admin on Mar 27, 2024 10:45:00 AM

A recent study found that "Working for the government" leaves a bad taste in the mouth of eager young social work students. It is not clear how this unwarranted aftertaste got there, but few American citizens realize how much good their government does for society at large. The social changes being driven in today’s society are being powered by younger students wanting to make a change. Change comes about when individuals, working for a collective good, do whatever it takes to make a positive contribution — and moving for positive changes while working at a government job in a socially aware environment is one way to see those changes occur.

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Topics: Government, social workers

Government Agencies Embrace Case Management Software

Posted by GVT Admin on Mar 25, 2024 2:18:00 PM

Government agencies nowadays are continually adapting to new technologies to better serve their constituents. One significant stride in this journey towards improved efficiency is the adoption of advanced case management software. This revolutionary technology is transforming the way government agencies handle their caseloads, making processes smoother and more streamlined than ever before.

Government agencies, traditionally perceived as bureaucratic and slow-moving, are embracing a significant transformation. This metamorphosis is not through a change in the fundamental purpose of public service but through the intelligent integration of cutting-edge technology. They are doing so with a clear goal in mind: to serve people more efficiently, transparently, and securely.

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Topics: Government

Efficiency Unleashed: Case Management Software for Government Agencies

Posted by GVT Admin on Dec 27, 2023 11:00:00 AM

In the rapidly evolving landscape of government operations, efficiency is not just a goal; it's a necessity. As government agencies navigate complex processes, intricate workflows, and numerous cases, the need for streamlined solutions becomes paramount. Introducing case management software – an innovative tool engineered to optimize efficiency and revolutionize the approach of government agencies to their tasks. This blog delves into the role of case management software as the primary catalyst propelling efficient government operations.

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Topics: Government, case management software

The Opioid Addiction Epidemic Where Do We Stand?

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 13, 2022 10:45:00 AM

As so often happens in our modern 24-hour news cycle the latest crisis pushes any ongoing crisis off the front page and out of public consciousness. COVID 19 and January 6th have all but eliminated the opioid addiction epidemic from our front-page view. However, the crisis has not gone away. Provisional data from CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics indicate that there were an estimated 100,306 drug overdose deaths in the United States during 12-month period ending in April 2021, an increase of 28.5% from the 78,056 deaths during the same period the year before. The new data documents that estimated overdose deaths from opioids increased to 75,673 in the 12-month period ending in April 2021, up from 56,064 the year before. Overdose deaths from synthetic opioids (primarily fentanyl) and psychostimulants such as methamphetamine also increased in the 12-month period ending in April 2021.

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Topics: Government, mental health, Covid-19/Pandemic

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

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

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

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

This week's 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 FamCare's 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 associated 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 week's Office of Justice Programs Funding News features helpful training information 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 resources 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

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