More than 407,000 children and youth are currently in foster care in the U.S.
extendedReach Foster Care Software Blog
Using a company-wide software system can be a heavy lift for any organization. Staying updated on new releases and trainings can be complicated when there isn't a single person in charge of managing the software for an organization. That's why extendedReach recommends that each company has a System Administrator for extendedReach's foster care software.
The extendedReach team is a passionate group of industry experts, and we are excited to share a little more about them. As a customer, if you have met with our Customer Experience team, there’s a good chance you’ve met Shane.
In July 2019 extendedReach completed a study that analyzed standard deficiencies over the past 36 months for foster care agencies in Texas. The study used audit data publicly available from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) website. Texas DFPS defines a "deficiency" as any failure to comply with a rule, including a minimum standard, a statute, a specific term of a permit, or a condition of evaluation, probation, or suspension. A standard deficiency is also referred to as a violation.
With an estimated 30,000 websites hacked daily, it is now more important than ever to establish preventative measures to safeguard your data both at home and at work. We’ve compiled a list of the top 4 cyber security tips you can use to start protecting your data today.
As we continue to usher in an era of new norms, it’s critical to keep up with evolving trends and technologies. In order for child welfare workers to provide the best possible services to their clients, they will need to use cutting edge technology to not only show flexibility in where they meet with their clients, but also how they can track and analyze client data to continually monitor goals and adjust as needed.
Changes within your organization can feel overwhelming at times. Our team at KCare knows this, as we have helped hundreds of organizations over the past 20 years make the successful transition away from spreadsheets, paper, and other software systems to a solution that better fits their needs and business model.
It’s time to bust out your inner Buddy the Elf and spread some holiday cheer this year by putting smiles on the faces of those in need. With approximately 424,000 youth nationwide in foster care this holiday season, the right gift could be the gift of a lifetime for them!
There are many ways you can give this season; however, we have compiled the top three ways to give to children in foster care.
What is Kinship Care?
Kinship care is the term used for children whose biological parents are unable to raise them; therefore, they are raised by grandparents, extended family members, or godparents. Children are removed from their biological homes due to concerns for safety and general well-being in relation to the care they are receiving from their biological parents.