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…

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F&CS on the front lines of mental health care during COVID-19

As a result of the COVID-19 stay-at-home order, Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) quickly adjusted outpatient services to telephone and teletherapy; but many F&CS staff remain on the front lines of in-person and crisis call care. Through our COPES crisis hotline, CrisisCare Center (CCC) and F&CS Pharmacy, staff provide much-needed crisis support, psychiatric respite, and…

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Explaining Corona to Children

You’re not alone. Family & Children’s Services is here to help by providing learning resources for parents, caregivers, teachers and others to help children understand and ease anxiety about changes due to coronavirus (COVID-19). These coloring sheets/books can provide a little fun, a little education, and a little distraction.  My 2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule COVID19-TIME-CAPSULE-3 (1) Other Children’s Coloring Books, Sheets Just For Kids:…

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