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Curriculum Development at FHI

This summer, FHI’s curriculum development team has been working on numerous projects, including a series of asynchronous online courses focused on different significant points in a marriage: divorce, and a… Continue reading Curriculum Development at FHI

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Trauma Informed Organizations

It’s wonderful to see how many people are learning about Trauma-Informed Care in order to provide services that are responsive to the needs of their clients. There is a growing… Continue reading Trauma Informed Organizations

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How Does Motivational Interviewing Relate to Financial Health?

How does Motivational Interviewing (MI) relate to financial health? Many people think of MI as a counseling technique or an approach to working with addictions, but it’s really an approach… Continue reading How Does Motivational Interviewing Relate to Financial Health?

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Digital Access is Fundamental

by Joanne McLain More and more, we are realizing that digital competencies are an essential part of financial health. Our society functions online for so much of what we need… Continue reading Digital Access is Fundamental

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A Plethora of Passwords

By Kelley Presley, Curriculum Development Specialist and Tech Coach With so much of our personal, confidential information being stored and shared online, it’s more important than ever to be aware… Continue reading A Plethora of Passwords

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Making Real Connections

In the middle of difficult situations, navigating difficult materials and having meaningful and sometimes very difficult conversations – we never forget that there is a real person who is receiving our services.

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Thriving in a Virtual World

We have had a busy summer adapting and adjusting to the changes around us and, as a result, we are thriving in our virtual world! We want all of you… Continue reading Thriving in a Virtual World

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Financial Health in Challenging Times

Hello friends and colleagues! I hope this correspondence finds everyone doing well, staying safe and healthy! A statistic that we have frequently referenced in the past indicated that over 60%… Continue reading Financial Health in Challenging Times

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FHI Has Experience with Integrating Online Learning into Our Training

The last six weeks have been pretty crazy and we know you’ve been hit with a ton of correspondence from different organizations. The whole situation has been overwhelming for sure,… Continue reading FHI Has Experience with Integrating Online Learning into Our Training

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A Great Start for 2020

Happy New Year! I hope that 2020 is off to a great start for you and your organizations. We had an amazing year in 2019 and we will be publishing… Continue reading A Great Start for 2020

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The Leadership Academy

Beginning September 1st, 2019, the Financial Health Institute will launch The Leadership Academy (for Health and Human Services), an innovative approach to integrating a competency-based, comprehensive learning experience into professional development… Continue reading The Leadership Academy

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What Can We Do About the Cliff Effect?

Over the past several months, as I’ve delivered the Frameworks in Financial Health class across Colorado, I’ve noticed a tremendous appetite for conversations about how we might better impact/inform policy.… Continue reading What Can We Do About the Cliff Effect?

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From Organizational Scarcity to Integrated Learning

We all know what scarcity feels like, but how does it impact our lives and what can we do about it? And how does scarcity impact the organizations that are… Continue reading From Organizational Scarcity to Integrated Learning

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Our Evolving Organization

I’m pretty excited! On February 27th, FHI turned 12 years old. Of course, we haven’t always had the same name, and we have evolved a lot over that time. I will… Continue reading Our Evolving Organization

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Be The Change

One of the questions that we are most frequently asked at FHI is “how do you begin the conversation about money with a client?”   I think this question is very… Continue reading Be The Change

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Conversations in Economic Mobility

An Apology – sort of: I think a typical blog starts with an apology for not having written something sooner!  Okay – so it’s later than expected, but here it is. … Continue reading Conversations in Economic Mobility

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