Catherine Claybrook: Using specialized skills to treat complex traumas

Catherine Claybrook is the Clinical Supervisor for Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) Women in Recovery (WIR) program. She has worked at F&CS since 2006 holding numerous positions within the agency including Therapist, Intern Supervisor, Clinical Supervisor and Program Director.  Claybrook supervises the delivery of trauma-informed, gender-responsive clinical services within WIR, an alternative to incarceration program…

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Amya’s Story

When Amya was eight, her childhood was interrupted when her mother, Casey, was arrested for drug trafficking.  After Casey served time in prison, she was accepted into Family & Children’s Services Women in Recovery (WIR) program. Amya, now 12, wrote a letter about what life was like before WIR and shared it with the crowd during Women in Recovery’s 20th graduation…

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Elizabeth’s Story

Ten-year- old Elizabeth was kidnapped when she was only eight. When she was rescued, Family & Children’s Services was there from the start. Elizabeth wrote and illustrated a book, sharing her experience. Elizabeth shares her struggles and how Family & Children’s Services helped her get her life back. Sometimes even the happiest of children and…

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Lindsay has a new start

Lindsay had been an addict for 20 years when she was arrested on a drug charge and was looking at a potential sentence of 12 years to life. But the judge offered her another option: the Women in Recovery program, an intensive, outpatient alternative for women facing long prison sentences for non-violent, drug-related offenses. Lindsay…

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Backyard gathering to successful fundraiser, White Party No. 10 celebrated a decade of growth by rocking the rooftop of The Vault

The White Party, one of Tulsa’s most unique fundraising events, celebrated its 10th year and raised $290,000 for Family & Children’s Services on May 12. This festive outdoor celebration set under the art deco skyline of Tulsa was held at The Vault and featured its popular white theme with a Moroccan flair. “The White Party…

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