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September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Statistics tell us that suicide on the rise in the U.S., a 33% increase in the past two decades. There were more than 48,000 recorded suicided  in the U.S. in 2018. Further, research tells us that...
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“Did you know that one person dies by suicide every three days in Vermont?  The most common age range is youth 12-15, but people across all ages and demographics are struggling.” From “Suicide Does Not Discriminate,” the third of a four-part series from Vermont Care...
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CCS, one of the “Best Places to Work” in VT 2019 and 2020), is hiring! Check, or share, our current openings at: http://ccs-vt.org/current-openings/...
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STOP – and consider the vital impact being made by Direct Support Professionals, especially at CCS but but all DSPs in Vermont and around the country. It’s National DSP Recognition Week so it’s the perfect time.DSP’s have been described as...
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It’s hard to talk about suicide but, “We can all take a positive step towards helping others who may be struggling with thoughts of suicide by becoming more knowledgeable and confident about ways to broach this subject if we think...
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Every month at our “all-staff” meeting CCS staffers nominate colleagues who’ve achieved mightily or gone above and beyond in the workplace. Here are our “Catch-a-Star” honorees named at the September meeting . . . Karen:  for successfully completing the year-long...
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CCS is a “Best Place to Work in Vermont,” and we’re growing and hiring. Openings include two exciting new positions, Information Technology Professional and Virtual Activities Coordinator (temporary). Get details on these and other opportunities on our Current Openings page....
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CONGRATULATIONS to our own Karen Ciechanowicz, Director of Operations, on her graduation with the Vermont Leadership Institute (VLI) Class of 2020 after an intensive year as a VLI Fellow. We see Karen’s leadership skills and many talents up close every...
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September is National Suicide Prevention Month and the agencies of Vermont Care Partners are presenting a four-part series of articles to promote awareness and tools for intervention and prevention (CCS is one of 16 member agencies). Read the first part,...
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Elizabeth Sightler, Executive Director at CCS and President of Vermont Care Network testified on the FY2021 State Budget before the Joint Fiscal Committee on Friday. She highlighted the vital role CCS and its colleague agencies in Vermont Care Partners play...
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