Learn more about Northwoods and technology in human services through our press releases and media articles featuring Northwoods and our customers.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 [Press Releases]
Social workers at an Ohio human services agency have an extra hour every day to spend with families thanks to mobile technology that reduces the time they spend on paperwork.
Friday, March 7, 2014 [In the News]
A new, high-tech addition to Winona County Community Services is changing the face of social work in Minnesota.
As of August last year, Winona County Community Services became among the first social services agencies in the country to go mobile with Compass CoPilot software for iPad.
Read more on WinonaDailyNews.com
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 [Press Releases]
Winona County Community Services is seeing great success from its new mobile technology to help social workers manage increasing caseloads.
Friday, February 7, 2014 [In the News]
Sorting and scanning documents is a big part of how social workers input and gather information for child abuse investigations in Cabarrus County. But soon, a group of investigators will be able access to those critical files and more with a few taps on an iPad.
Read more on wsoctv.com
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 [In the News]
Drowning in paperwork, the Fairfield County Child and Adult Protective Services (CPS) in Lancaster, Ohio worked to create a truly mobile social worker. That move is saving up to two days per week per social worker, empowering workers to create stronger relationships with families and achieve better outcomes.
Read more in National Association of County Human Services Administrators' Networker (page 14)
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 [In the News]
Cabarrus County, N.C., has approved the use of a mobile application to help social workers manage child protection cases.
Read more on govtech.com
Friday, December 6, 2013 [In the News]
Social workers across the country are trading in their notepads for tablets. A handful of the state's counties have gone digital and now Cabarrus County is looking to join their ranks.
Read more on WFAE.com
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 [In the News]
Getting an abused child out of a dangerous situation can mean the difference between life and death, and that’s why Child Protective Services Director Derrick Heath said his department needs better technology now.
Read more on IndependentTribune.com
Monday, October 21, 2013 [In the News]
Dane County Child Protection Services using new app to help victims.
Watch story on WKOW.com
A new interactive program is helping social workers to spend more time with victims by cutting down on paperwork.