organizational stability

Need Help With Your Board of Directors? Check Out “Board to Death!”

The CAFE TA Center is pleased to announce its newest online training, Board to Death: Wake Up Your Board of Directors. One of the big challenges in operating a consumer-run organization is keeping a Board of Directors up and running. What are the Board’s responsibilities? What do Board members need to know? How can an organization …

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Re-Organizing the Organization: A New Online Training from The CAFE TAC

The CAFE TA Center is pleased to present its newest online training,  Re-Organizing the Organization. Many organizations start out with a strong mission, a core of committed leaders, and genuine enthusiasm for making a tangible difference in the lives of the people it serves. It can be a real challenge to get an organization up …

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Cross Disability Collaboration: What Can We Accomplish Together?

For decades now, consumer organizations and the larger consumer movement have been advocating for the rights of individuals with mental health needs. Many strong advocates have worked to end stigma, increase opportunities to live and work in the community, and put individuals with mental illnesses in control of their own care. At the same time, …

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Contracting: Building Organizational Sustainability

Consumer organizations are constantly seeking ways to obtain revenue, expand their operations and ensure their long-term sustainability. One way to meet those needs is to enter into contracts to provide specific services. But how can a consumer organization go about entering into a contract? And what do they need to know about how contracts work? …

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Workforce Development: Consumer Organization Opportunities

The latest edition of The CAFE TA Center’s Focus newsletter examines the roles that consumer organizations can play in shaping the behavioral health workforce. Organizations have a multitude of opportunities to participate in and influence workforce development within the public and private mental health arenas. As the Affordable Care Act is rolled out, organizations will …

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Organizational Development: Getting your Nonprofit Status is Just the Beginning

The CAFE TA Center presents the latest edition of its Focus newsletter: Organizational Development: Getting your Nonprofit Status is Just the Beginning. Many consumers in communities around the country would like to start their own consumer organization, and that’s a really positive impulse. At the same time, there’s more to having a successful organization that …

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CAFE TAC Presents: Organizational Stability, Part 2

The CAFÉ TA Center is pleased to announce the publication of Part Two of its two-part series on Organizational Sustainability. Organizational Sustainability, Part Two is a compliment to Part One, and provides detailed guidance on developing a functional sustainability plan for your organization. The training features a targeted focus on four key areas; Accountability, Financial …

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