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Challenging Client Behaviors

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Does your organization serve clients with challenging behaviors? If so, it’s important to recognize that the inability to manage these clients – and their environment – can have an adverse affect on the well-being of your clients, your staff, and your organization as a whole. To better manage your risks in this area, we suggest... Managing clients with challenging behaviors Read more »

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Threat of Pandemic Flu

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As if our world wasn’t already complicated enough, it appears to have become even more so with this year’s pandemic flu outbreak and the myriad uncertainties surrounding it. Unfortunately, many of the recent flu-related headlines appear grim. In addition, just a few weeks ago President Barack Obama declared a “national emergency” with respect to the... Responding to the Threat of Pandemic Flu Read more »

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It’s obvious to say it, but sexual abuse continues to be a serious problem in our society. As a human services organization, you especially know the challenges in effectively managing (if not eliminating) this problem, while at the same time allowing for a level of flexibility in the delivery of programs and services that fulfill... Sexual Abuse Read more »

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Berkley Human Services is passionate about serving those who serve others, and value the trust that we have earned from our many long term customers. The Nonprofit Highlights blog is dedicated to the mission and purpose of our partnering agencies and organizations. This month we are featuring the USI New England Golf Tournament. USI’s 6th... USI’s 6th Annual Charity Golf Tournament Read more »

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Cyberattacks against small and mid-sized organizations are at unprecedented levels. The differences between large and smaller organizations are the size of the information technology security budget and the resources available. For nonprofit organizations, it can be even harder to secure information technology and personal information because budgets and resources are even tighter than small and... A Three Step Approach to Cyber Securing Your Nonprofit Read more »

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Gone are the days when a stereotypical view of an actuary, with their pocket protector and scientific calculator, is a fitting description. In fact, the need and value are so important, Berkley Human Services has a dedicated team of actuaries who help guide strategies and success. In today’s insurance companies you will find actuaries contributing... The role of the actuary Read more »

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Berkley Human Services is passionate about serving those who serve others, and value the trust that we have earned from our many long term customers. The Nonprofit Highlights blog is dedicated to the mission and purpose of our partnering agencies and organizations. This month we are featuring the Sonoma County Human Race. Sonoma County Human... Sonoma County Human Race Read more »

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For many nonprofit agencies, the summer season brings outdoor field trips, picnics, summer camps, and other outdoor activities. Along with all the fun also comes increased risk to heat related illness (HRI). For individuals such as children and elderly who may have disabilities and illnesses, the risk can be higher. They may not fully understand... Summer (Safe) Fun in the Sun Read more »

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Berkley Human Services is passionate about serving those who serve others, and value the trust that we have earned from our many long term customers. The Nonprofit Highlights blog is dedicated to the mission and purpose of our partnering agencies and organizations. This month we are featuring The Bolton Foundation Throw Down. Bolton Foundation Throw... Bolton Foundation Throw Down Read more »

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We read and hear about Social Service funding declines almost on a daily basis. Government funding is becoming more and more difficult for many social agencies. Government shutdowns, budget cuts, and more stringent guidelines are contributing mightily to these difficulties. Many, if not most, of Berkley Human Services’ (BHS) insureds rely on government funding to... Payment Plans Read more »

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