Tag: human services

Vicarious Trauma Training – 5 CECs

Vicarious Trauma Managing the Fire Without Getting Burned by the Flames This course reviews the impact of vicarious trauma, contertransferance, and compassion fatigue on the burnout process. The training content will assist the participant in identifying the signs and symptoms of each, as well as the difference in impact between direct trauma and vicarious trauma… Read more »

Total Charitable Donations In Connecticut Rises; Number Of Individuals Giving Falls

Total Charitable Donations In Connecticut Rises; Number Of Individuals Giving Falls By Hayley Harding | June 21, 2018 | Hartford Courant Total charitable donations are on the rise in Connecticut, but fewer people are giving, a report released last week from the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy found. In its Connecticut Giving Report, the council shared… Read more »

Current Trends in Street Drugs & Prescription Medications

Current Trends in Street Drugs & Prescription Medications In this full-day training, participants will review the major categories of the substances of abuse, obtain updates on traditional drugs of abuse, and learn about the range of synthetic drugs that are flooding the street. In addition, new Medical Assisted Treatement (MAT) options will be reviewed. This… Read more »

Case Management for Clients with Trauma…

Case Management for Clients with Trauma and Stress-Related Symptoms Case management training is ideal for practitioners, clinicians, case managers, and case workers who work with individuals who need mental health services. The ideal learner is one who is pursuing a deeper level of knowledge, renewing their license, and most importantly, wants to acquire the latest… Read more »

OP-ED | Converting State Human Service Programs To Community-based Saves Money & Quality Care

OP-ED | Converting State Human Service Programs To Community-based Saves Money & Quality Care By Gian-Carl Casa | March 28, 2018 | CTNewsJunkie As Connecticut struggles with state budget problems, the leaders of community nonprofits say the State can provide necessary and essential services at a lower cost by converting more state human services programs… Read more »

Funding nonprofits is essential, necessary — and they should not be cut

Funding nonprofits is essential, necessary — and they should not be cut By Gian-Carl Casa | CT Viewpoints Connecticut’s community nonprofits are in a precarious state. Year after year of tight state budgets have put increasing pressure on providers, leaving them to face an uncertain future at a time when the demand for essential services… Read more »

New Haven Independent: Not-For-Profits Plead: Stop The Cuts

Not-For-Profits Plead: Stop The Cuts By Markeshia Ricks | February 9, 2018 | New Haven Independent “More than 80 heads of local not-for-profits got state lawmakers in a room to urge them to stop the budget blood-letting that’s stretching their operations at a time of great need The directors and some of their employees and… Read more »

The Day: Nonprofit Workers and Clients Take Concerns to Local Legislators

Nonprofit Workers and Clients Take Concerns to Local Legislators By Erica Moser | February 6, 2018 | The Day Norwich — One day before the start of the 2018 legislative session, more than 70 nonprofit workers, advocates and service recipients gathered at the Otis Library for a discussion on the state of nonprofits in the… Read more »

CT Mirror: CT could reap big savings with more competitive bidding

Panel: CT Could Reap Big Savings with More Competitive Bidding By Keith M. Phaneuf | January 29, 2018 | CT Mirror “A new report asserts state government could save as much as $260 million per year — and potentially more in the future — by ensuring all service contracts are subjected to competitive bidding. But… Read more »

Statement on final legislative approval of the FY 18/19 state budget

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on final legislative approval of the FY 18/19 state budget: October 26, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “Today’s votes by the Senate and House on a state budget end months of fiscal uncertainty for community based providers and the half-million people who rely… Read more »