Tag: social services

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 »

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 »

WFSB: Mother speaks out about budget cuts impacting group homes

Mother speaks out about budget cuts impacting group homes Posted: Nov 14, 2017 WFSB 3 Connecticut HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The mother of a disabled son is voicing her concern over budget cuts. Lois Nitch’s son Andrew has been in a group home for 30 years, and now the home has closed. Oak Hill is… Read more »

WFSB: Lack of State Budget Hits Nonprofits Hard

WFSB 3 Connecticut HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Day 61 without a state budget has left a painful $150 million hole for the state’s non-profits. A Hartford man who turned his life around said the state can’t afford to turn its backs on those who help so many. We know people are in need and we… Read more »

CT Mirror: Malloy Would Reduce, Dramatically Redistribute School Aid In October

Malloy Would Reduce, Dramatically Redistribute School Aid In October By Keith M. Phaneuf and Jacqueline Rabe Thomas | August 18, 2017 Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would reduce grants to school districts by 28 percent in October — if no state budget has been adopted — and would dramatically shift funding away from wealthy and middle-income… Read more »

CTMirror: Human services cuts take effect after a month without a budget

Human services cuts take effect after a month without a budget By Julia Werth | August 1, 2017 After a month without an adopted budget, the first round of cuts to human services agencies across state government took effect Tuesday. The departments of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), Developmental Disabilities, Correction, Social Services, and… Read more »