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Archive for — November, 2014

F&CS Partners with LIBR for Important Brain Research

The Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR) has partnered with Family & Children’s Services to understand how the brain functions in adults with neuropsychiatric disorders to improve mental health. Research studies aim to discover the biological basis for psychiatric disorders such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and Major Depressive Disorder. MRIs will make
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Journalism Center for Children & Families Spotlights WIR

Women in Recovery (WIR) opened it’s doors to journalist Molly Ginty this summer. She spent days observing WIR participants and the social workers who are dedicated to changing the lives of women in the program. WIR Executive Senior Director Mimi Tarrasch reflects, ” This accounting effectively captures the commitment and strong clinical skills of our
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TAUW Raises $26.6 Million, Exceeds Campaign Goal

Thursday was an evening of celebrating as the  Tulsa Area United Way unveiled the largest funding campaign result in its 90-year history. The Tulsa World reports that the agency raised $26,602,884, exceeding its goal of $26,200,00, the biggest goal in its history. Family & Children’s Services CEO Gail Lapidus was on hand as the record-breaking
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Dentists Donate Time, Services to Women in Recovery

Since 2003, Eastern Oklahoma Donated Dental Services (EODDS) has provided free dental services, preventative dental education and oral health supplies to older Oklahomans and people with disabilities or low income. One of the programs EODDS partners with is the Family & Children’s Services Women in Recovery (WIR) program which is an alternative to incarceration program
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