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Software for Human Services: Casebook Lightspeed '22 & Quickstart

Casebook’s flexibly priced software platform comes in a range of subscription plans from Starter to Enterprise. Whichever plan you opt for, you'll get to select the implementation package that works best for you. While Casebook does offer custom implementation...
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Foster Care

How Collaborations Can Help You Improve Outcomes

For the vast majority of teenagers turning into adults, turning 21 represents a time of wonder and...
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Foster Care

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...
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Foster Care

The Impact of One Trusted Adult in a Former Foster Youth’s Life

For most of us reading this article, we didn’t have life completely figured out when we turned 18...
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Foster Care

A COVID-19 Call to Action for Foster Parents

Nearly 20 years ago, I embarked on what would be a fascinating career serving some of our nation’s...
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Foster Care

Adoption and the Never Ending Pursuit of a Forever Family

Without exception, perhaps the most tangible reward for a job well done in the child welfare...
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Foster Care

All Foster Homes Are Not Created Equal in the Child Welfare System

To be clear, the title of this article is not one of equity or opportunity regarding foster homes...
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Foster Care

Fire for Effect: Using Evidence in Foster Care

Despite my 13-plus year career in the child welfare sector, I was never a clinician. I managed...
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Child Welfare

17/06/2020

Certifying a Foster Parent is One of the Most Consequential Decisions in Child Welfare

If you ask any public or private child welfare agency in the United States, I submit that every...
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Child Welfare

17/06/2020

Why Child Welfare Agencies Should Stop Doing the Best They Can

For those who have spent any length of time serving in America’s thinly stretched child welfare...
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