The unspoken hero of COVID-19? Technology.

On March 11, the walls of the Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) conference room were lined with sheets of sticky paper filled with plans of action. The F&CS Pandemic Emergency Management Team quickly recognized that traditional face-to-face care would be risky for staff and clients during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the largest outpatient behavioral health…

The parents are not all right

Photo courtesy of the author Even the most privileged households, the pandemic is exposing the farce of how society treats families. Author: Chloe I. Cooney – Twitter @chloeicooney Reprinted with permission. Link to original publication.   “I just want to cry,” I told my wife on Friday morning. I had just gotten off a work call…

Explaining Corona to Children

You’re not alone. Family & Children’s Services is here to help by providing learning resources for parents, caregivers, teachers and others to help children understand and ease anxiety about changes due to coronavirus (COVID-19). These coloring sheets/books can provide a little fun, a little education, and a little distraction.  My 2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule COVID19-TIME-CAPSULE-3 (1) Other Children’s Coloring Books, Sheets Just For Kids:…