The Life of Firestrike

Every child needs a hero. Hurt and abused children need superheroes. Family & Children’s Services Child Abuse and Trauma Services – also known as CATS – leaps giant hurdles to provide hope and healing to nearly 5,000 children each year who have experienced abuse, neglect or trauma. One of CATS’ methods for helping children work…

F&CS CEO and Women in Recovery present at the National Council for Behavioral Health’s NatCon18 Conference

Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) CEO Gail Lapidus and Senior Executive Director of F&CS Women in Recovery (WIR) Mimi Tarrasch presented at NatCon18, the national conference of the National Council for Behavioral Health. On April 23-25, over 5,000 like-minded leaders from across the country gathered in Washington DC to explore health care’s greatest innovations in practice improvement,…

Infant massage: A Soothing Form of Therapy

Learning how to massage your baby is one of the simplest, most enjoyable things you can do with your child. Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) is teaching F&CS parents and/or caregivers how to perform massage on their baby or babies as a way to gently nurture and spend quality and loving time with children. Massage…