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Update Your Client Intake

In the human services industry, client intake is a central part of the process that sets the stage for successful service delivery. Without a thorough understanding of who the client is, what their needs are, and how to best serve them, it can be difficult to perform...
by Casebook Editorial Team 2 min read

10 Key Questions to Ask Yourself When Evaluating Nonprofit Client Management Systems

From time to time, nonprofits with human and social service missions need to upgrade or completely overhaul their client management systems, also commonly known as a case management system or nonprofit database management system. Due diligence and careful evaluation...
by Casebook Editorial Team 2 min read

What Does a Police Social Worker Do?

Counseling and Crisis Response Support Police social workers complement the efforts of law enforcement officers, expanding the services provided by local police and sheriff’s departments. According to ZipRecruiter, they “provide counseling and crisis response support...
by Casebook Editorial Team 3 min read

How a Plastic Garbage Bag Became the Unofficial Luggage of Foster Care

It was a scene that I would see play out time and time again during my 13-year career, serving some of our nation’s most vulnerable youth. A child comes into care needing foster care, and the youth and their caseworker shows up with a couple of black garbage bags full...
by Jeff Edwards 2 min read

Using Casebook's API to Connect your Human Services Technology

Using Casebook's API to Connect your Human Services Technology With human services and case work playing such a large role in community programs and impacting the lives or countless of individuals and families, one would imagine that funds to grow and improve such...
by Patrick Stewart 2 min read
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How To Build Healthy Relationships With Funders

In previous posts, we’ve reviewed best practices regarding grantwriting and communicating your story to funders. We’ve even talked about the importance of third-party validation. Another key to success is understanding how to build stronger relationships with funders. Funders co...

Secure Your Funding Pt. 3 — Emphasis On The Data

So far, we’ve reviewed watchdog sites’ standards, detailing indicators for a nonprofit’s success, and articulating metrics. What do all of these have in common? DATA! Ratings, program development, case-making…all are driven by a drumbeat of qualitative and quantitative data. How the public v...

Reporting Impact and Communicating to Grant Funders

The previous post outlined the primary types of capacity-building projects and reviewed how transformational successful capacity-building implementation have been, for example, nonprofits...

by Sade Dozan4 min read

Capacity-Building Grants | Nonprofit Case Studies

In the previous post, we touched on how capacity-building grants are identified and developed in an effort to better position organizations for growth. Now, we’ll review the power of capacity-building g...

by Sade Dozan4 min read

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7 Must-Have Case Management System Features

Working in the human services sector can be complicated and overwhelming, which is why many organizations use case management systems. These platforms and apps help improve case management practices...
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At the core of human services organizations lies a profound empathy for those in need. These organizations are deeply committed to supporting vulnerable individuals across the United States. Behind...
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Continuity in Client Engagement During Case Transfers

Client transfers are an unfortunate yet generally unavoidable aspect of social work caseloads that, when mishandled, can undermine client engagement, progress, and results. Transfers are caused by...
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Leverage Technology To Reduce Record Keeping Errors

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