F&CS wins international competition Clarion Award

Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) is a 2019 Clarion Award winner for online media new website. Clarion Awards, an international competition run by the Association for Women in Communications, honors excellence in clear, concise communications. F&CS’s Chief Communications Officer Dee Harris, F&CS’s Graphic Design and Creative Services Coordinator Julie Junes will be recognized at the…

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F&CS Gives Back to Tulsa Police Department

On June 27, Family & Children’s Services participated in an outreach event to thank the Tulsa Police Department (TPD) and the dispatch team for all the work they do for the Crisis Care Center and the community.   “Crisis Care Center truly appreciates everything the Tulsa Police Department not only does for our agency but also our community,” said Katherine Ronnow of Family &…

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Adult Mental Health story

Because of drug addiction, Rodger, who has been homeless, was poised to return to prison for the fourth time. His relationship with his family had deteriorated. It was by chance that he was accepted into the Tulsa Drug Court program and assigned to Family & Children’s Services for treatment.  “I had never been through an…

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Mental Health Court

Mental health courts were developed in response to the inability of traditional courts and jails to address a defendant’s underlying mental illness. In Oklahoma, 79% of female inmates and 46% of male inmates were diagnosed with a mental illness. Of these individuals, 57% were incarcerated for nonviolent offenses, and out of those in Department of Corrections…

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