F&CS COVID Help Line

Family & Children’s Services new ALL ACCESS line helps individuals who have been affected by coronavirus. ALL ACCESS is confidential, anonymous and free and can help with: Stress Management Emotional Support Counseling Services Links to Resources Call 918.712.8096 to learn more and speak with Family & Children’s Services.

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WIR clients continue GED studies thanks to partnership with school district

Valerie has endured a tough life of no stability or structure. She dropped out of school, and due to trouble, was essentially incarcerated.  As with many Family & Children’s Services Women in Recovery (WIR) participants, Valerie learns lifelong skills that she hopes will improve options for her and her son, Ben, aged 6.   In January, Valerie joined the GED program. For her, the program provides structure and stability, and her drive to achieve success is heartfelt and sincere.  “I have learned so much from my classes…

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Tips for Families to Navigate Amid COVID-19 Holiday Season

This year’s holiday season brings uncertainty not only for parents, but children, too.  Research shows that setting up clear expectations and preparing children for even the most stressful experiences can help them cope. Establishing clear expectations and setting “ground rules” ahead of time can be especially important for children who are prone to anxiety.     Dr. Stevan Lahr…

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Lynn Haueter: Paying heed to 3 P’s — people, processes and technology

Published by Toggle magazine (https://www.togglemag.com/case-studies/lynn-haueter-family-childrens-services/) The last thing you want to happen to technology for the largest behavioral health organization in Oklahoma is to have the system crash — there’s too much at stake for a vulnerable and under-resourced population seeking mental health assistance, family services and suicide prevention. The gravity of a potential failure…

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