Since 2015, one in four people killed by police had a mental health disorder. People undergoing mental health crises need help, but sometimes an armed officer isn’t the professional that is best equipped to handle the situation.
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We realized that we could apply the same principles of how we built the software to how you, the social worker, build a system of care around your clients.
Social service agencies and service providers have had to change the way they operate these past months. These challenges may have introduced new best practices.
Executing each of these 10 principles may be easier than you think. Wrapround teams see most of these principles occur naturally just by using Caretivity.
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CareTeams.app is now Caretivity. The same great app, but with a new name. Here’s an overview of what else is new with Caretivity.
Social work is already difficult. But over the past few months, it has gotten a lot harder. Here are 3 major lessons we’ve learned on how to make working from home less stressful for social workers.
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Welcome to Caretivity 2.0 Introducing the newest Caretivity release. This update comes with some big changes, including:Video Calling With our new video call feature, you can reach team members and clients remotely, and can communicate face to face even when miles...
Multi-disciplinary teams in social work often operate using this general model. But documentation is a challenge that can prevent future success.
Social services delivered in silos can be dangerous. But what happens when a multi-disciplinary team itself becomes siloed? Insights and best practices can get lost and other teams cannot replicate them.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted multi-disciplinary team coordination and service delivery. Let’s explore some technology solutions that can help and the pros and cons for each.
Many will be working from home for the upcoming weeks, including social workers working on multi-disciplinary teams. Here’s how they can stay productive and continue to provide quality services.
Communication is a huge factor in the success of a multi-disciplinary or multi-system team. Luckily, there is a tool that can help.
“I could not find any apps built specifically for social workers. Social workers are stuck either trying to use their “database-style” systems for communication and coordination, or text and email, which becomes convoluted and may not follow their organization’s privacy policies.”
Multi-disciplinary teams can be great for achieving client outcomes. However, like everything else in social work, working on multi-disciplinary teams can come with its challenges. Here is a list of a few of these challenges and some suggestions on how to overcome them:
Social work is hard. Luckily, technology makes it easier. Here is a list of 6 free mobile apps that every social worker should have.
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