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Some considerations on social services reform based on the vision of the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago

In 1991, four researchers from the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago presented to the city, faced with rising poverty and violence, particularly among young people, an alternative vision of reforming the social services system, with a focus on social services to support youth and families. With funding from an intermediary, the Chicago Community Trust, worth $30 million - $65 million in current values - this proposal was initially tested in 7 low-income…

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Posted by Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto on October 4, 2021 at 10:24am

Algumas considerações sobre reformas dos serviços sociais com base na visão do Centro para Crianças da Universidade de Chicago.

Em 1991, quatro pesquisadores de um centro para crianças chamado Chapin Hall Center for Children, na Universidade de Chicago, apresentaram à cidade confrontada pelo aumento da pobreza e da violência, principalmente entre jovens, uma visão alternativa de reforma do sistema de serviços sociais, tendo como foco os serviços sociais de apoio às juventudes e às famílias. Com o financiamento de uma intermediária, a Chicago Community Trust, no valor de $ 30 milhões – $ 65 milhões em valores atuais…

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Posted by Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto on October 4, 2021 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Facilitated meetings - much changed since 1990s

 In the early 1990s I became aware of something called Group Systems, which was a meeting facilitation aid, where everyone used computers to brainstorm ideas, then to organize and vote on them.  In this Feb 2020 blog article I include a quote from a 2000 article about group systems. 

Much has changed since the 1990s. Today I participated in a webinar…

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Posted by Daniel Bassill on July 8, 2021 at 2:45pm

Archive of Twitter posts using Wakelet

 I post messages daily intended to draw visitors to my blogs and use hashtags like #tutor #mentor #learning to narrow the focus.



This week I learned about Wakelet which is a platform to archive and share collections of Tweets, based on specific #hashtags.



This graphic shows five collections on my page that I created in just a few minutes. 



See this…

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Posted by Daniel Bassill on February 7, 2018 at 5:41pm

Think of idea sharing as exploding fireworks

I started this forum in 2007 when platforms like Ning were a new way to meet, connect and share ideas.  While a few people still join every year the forum has not been very active for a few years.



However, I still use it to archive work done in the past and to maintain connections for those who did join.



I created this graphic recently to show how an idea…

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Posted by Daniel Bassill on September 22, 2017 at 1:36pm

 
 
 

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