Making EveryDayMatters – Intimate Partner Violence or Domestic Violence
The numbers may surprise you, Intimate Partner Violence or Domestic Violence affects both men and women. Men are victims of nearly 3 million physical domestic violence assaults in the USA annually, but that numbers is considered very low, due to the stigma men feel they face with reporting. 1 in 4 women experience domestic violence during her lifetime. Women ages 18-34 are at the greatest risk of becoming victims of domestic violence and more than 4 million women experience physical assault and rape by their partners. In fact 1 in 3 female homicide victims are murdered by their current or former partner every year. Victims and abusers come from all walks of life and every community (upscale residences to homeless). No one is immune from it. Continue reading Making EveryDayMatters – Intimate Partner or Domestic Violence
When someone commits suicide, the central question loved ones seek to answer is “why?” Understanding suicide, however, is akin to making sense of the nonsensical. It simply defies reason, logic and — for many — closure. Surviving family, friends will always struggle to understand, to accept and to live on.
In this short film, EveryDayMatters provides a snapshot in time of what will be a lifelong journey for family and friends of Ryan Hill. Their courage and transparency is a gift to all of us – that gift is awareness. And prevention can only come when awareness is raised. Special thanks to Ryan’smother, Linda and to Ryan’s brother, Stephen. Thanks, also, to all of Ryan’s family and friends who want you to remember you’re always needed …
Continue reading Loss and Hope: How the suicide of one teen is bringing change and awareness
Netsmart’s Futures program is filled with team building activities, networking events, educational luncheons, along with meaningful work and opportunities to learn about the industry, build our professional skill set, and grow as an individual. Here, we three Futures, Claudia, Brett, and Jake, reflect on our third week of our summer internship.
Continue reading Reflections on Week #3 of the Netsmart FUTURES program!
I have had my greyhounds now for 3 years. I found out soon after adopting my first greyhound that the whole greyhound community of volunteers comes with. I volunteer regularly and have done a variety of tasks and attended several events over the last 3 years.
This year for my EveryDayMatters day I volunteered to bring an adoptable dog to the Arlington Pet Expo. It is an all-breed event with rescue groups, breeders, vendors, entertainment and anything and everything else you could think of. Continue reading Making EveryDayMatter at the Arlington Pet Expo
During week 2, the main focus was getting settled into our work flow, our groups and meeting team members. Engineering learned more details about their specific group project that they will complete for the summer and were assigned their roles. Consulting was shown more about the billing and clinical cycles. Then cloud computing worked with a microcomputer called the Raspberry Pi that was set up to work with their network testing. All in all, the three of us from our separate groups learned a lot about our individual teams but we are still working on learning the ropes. But we’ve also discovered our greatest asset, the Keurig machines. Continue reading FUTURES Week 2: Settling In and Setting up!
To welcome the 28 new Futures, in true Netsmart fashion, we attended an 80s themed skate party at the nearby Skate City. Although none of the Futures were born in that era, we all busted out our most bodacious outfits. Some of the most outrageous outfits included MC Hammer pants, neon leggings, and even a dudical He-Man costume. All of the Futures, their mentors, managers, and even the executives attended to give us a gnarly welcome.
Continue reading Back to the FUTURES – Week 1
We are off to a great start for our 2nd Annual Participation in KC Corporate Challenge! We are closing in on the Top 10 in our Division! With twelve events to go, our refuse to lose attitude is kicking it up a notch!
Continue reading Team #NTST is halfway to the finish line… #KCCC2015 Update