F&CS Program Manager obtains FDC instructor credentials

Melissa Robinson Melissa Robinson, Program Manager for Family & Children’s Services’ Family Support/Parent Involvement, recently met requirements at the FDC Instructors Institute to be a certified instructor to co-lead trainings in Oklahoma for the National Family Development Credential (FDC) Program.  “I will now not only train Family & Children’s Services staff, but others in the state of Oklahoma in the Head Start and Early Childhood Development areas as family development specialists and later advisors,” Melissa said.…

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F&CS therapists, educators unite to ease transition back to school

As educators and parents grapple with the uncertainly of schools reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Family & Children’s Services Counseling & Mental Health teams continue to work on-site at schools providing individually tailored services designed to overcome a wide range of emotional, behavioral or relationship problems — from mild to severe.  Faith Crittenden, senior program director of Family…

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Support line helps callers ‘cope’ during COVID-19

Navigating amid a worldwide pandemic is one of the hardest experiences to handle.  Many are in areas where the coronavirus infection rates are getting worse. Others are bracing for what may come next. And most of the country are watching the headlines and wondering, “When is this going to end?”  According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, the coronavirus pandemic…

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