See below for vital resources to enhance your growth as a highly effective human service professional. Click on each one to take you to their website. Contact me to recommend links that should be added here.

National Organization for Human Services (start with the ethical standards)

Foundation Center Assessments (Resources to assess department/agency performance)

Leadership Self-Assessments (100% free)

University of Minnesota Children, Youth, and Families Resources (professional development, work environment, retention, etc)

National Council of Nonprofits (great tools and resources for you and your agency)

Child Welfare Information Gateway (great tools to enhance services to children and families in addition to signing up for the daily “Child Welfare in the News” for updates from around the country)

The Children’s Bureau (a wide variety of resources and information to improve care to clients)

Community Toolbox (great resources to engage clients and staff)

NAMI Self-Care Checklist (great tool for staff)

Self-Care Wheel (great visual tool)

SAMHSA Trauma Informed Care Principles (helpful information throughout the site and sign up for emails)

Cultural Competency at the Front Desk (start here)

National Center for Cultural Competence (many great resources, self-assessments, and tools)

7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey (all 7 habits are detailed)