Success with Succession Planning: 4 Steps to Take Right Now

Every year, we produce a board report on grantee outcomes. Generally, 10-15% of grantees do not meet their intended outcomes and reasons can vary. This year, however, we saw a consistent theme for outcomes not being met – staff turnover. As a result, grantees did not meet their outcomes, and more importantly, clients did not receive services during the turnover. …

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(Re)Treat Yourself! Everything You Wanted to Know About Our Self-Care Retreats

Self-care is currently having a moment – from articles and news segments on mindfulness and meditation, to journals and coloring books on store shelves. Recently, even the term self-care has become more mainstream – a positive development towards promoting the concept. At The Healing Trust, we believe it is so essential that we developed retreats that specifically focus on self-care. …

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You Think You Know, But You Have No Idea: The Diary of a NICU Mom

I thought I had the answers when it came to advocating for myself and my family. I earned a Master’s degree in Social Work and worked with advocates and organizers, so I thought I knew about individual advocacy. The premature birth of my daughter, Evelyn, taught me how much I didn’t know. My husband, Max, and I were overjoyed to …

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It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Our CFO

Our long- time CFO, Matt Deeb, is leaving The Trust in early May to work for a local investment firm. His career began with the then Baptist Healing Trust on March 1, 2004.  Many of you know Matt as a patient budget coach, a financial guru, and as the lone male on our staff.  Around the office, Matt is known …

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