Supporting Children All Year: Therapists Answer Questions

We realize the challenge to protect children has never been greater. Many parents now find themselves in an unprecedented situation with a lack of childcare, indefinite school closures, limited employment opportunities and social isolation. Compounded with uncertainty, anxiety, fear and frustration, the financial and emotional stress brought by the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to create a…

The unspoken hero of COVID-19? Technology.

On March 11, the walls of the Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) conference room were lined with sheets of sticky paper filled with plans of action. The F&CS Pandemic Emergency Management Team quickly recognized that traditional face-to-face care would be risky for staff and clients during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the largest outpatient behavioral health…

The parents are not all right

Photo courtesy of the author Even the most privileged households, the pandemic is exposing the farce of how society treats families. Author: Chloe I. Cooney – Twitter @chloeicooney Reprinted with permission. Link to original publication.   “I just want to cry,” I told my wife on Friday morning. I had just gotten off a work call…