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Social Work happening through Amara's Sanctuary Program

Social Work happening through Amara's Sanctuary Program

To elevate social workers in honor of National Social Work month, we are highlighting the focus and strengths of our clients to learn about their unique missions and impact on child welfare.

Using Lists to Characterize Relationships

Using Lists to Characterize Relationships

During the holidays, we're all making lists. Greeting card lists, cookie lists, 2019 goal lists, naughty or nice lists... In SAM, lists are used throughout to characterize records. Clients have a great deal of freedom to develop lists but, "checking it twice,” and reviewing lists should be done periodically to refine them and ensure your teams understand the definitions of lists.

Improving Social Work Processes Through Understanding

Improving Social Work Processes Through Understanding

Implementing a new tool, training new staff, or trying to improve a process in your organization? Before you can explain or translate your existing workflow, you need to understand it, and diagraming is a great way to get a full picture of a process from start to finish.

North Homes Children & Family Services

North Homes Children & Family Services

In honor of National Foster Care Month we are catching up with a few SAM clients to learn about their unique missions and impact on the foster care system. Today we feature North Homes Children & Family Services - a nonprofit focused on community-based care.