Record number of F&CS interns joining fall program

Despite the challenges of a global pandemic, largest group of interns will work throughout Family & Children’s Services beginning this month.   Forty students will obtain broad-based learning exposure to numerous populations, ages and clinical service areas. F&CS’ culture of learning coupled with a commitment to using evidence-based treatment practices ensures interns grow professionally while making a tangible difference in clients’ lives.   “For the…

F&CS receives $50,000 grant for COPES 911

COPES 911, a program of Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) has received a $50,000 grant from Telligen Community Initiative (TCI), a private, Iowa-based charitable foundation. This grant was one of only 15 grants selected for TCI’s 2021 Iowa and Oklahoma-based funding cycle, which awarded a total of $676,430 in grants to nonprofit organizations in these…

Interns acquire world-class experience at F&CS

Students who participate in the Family & Children’s Services internship program said they value the support of the organization in the children and adult mental health groups they are assigned to work in. Some students who complete the program essentially become F&CS employees or pursue other educational opportunities.   “Support feels great, but also you’re also aware supervisors that oversee the interns have other jobs, and so a lot of times the interns you know don’t…