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,…

Oklahoma’s First Pay for Success Contract Addresses Female Incarceration

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, right, looks on as state Sen. Kim David, R-Porter, speaks Tuesday during a news conference in Oklahoma City. Fallin announced that the state of Oklahoma and Tulsa-based Family & Children’s Services have entered into a contract aimed at reducing Oklahoma’s female incarceration rate. OKLAHOMA CITY — Governor Mary Fallin today announced…

The Atlantic hosts Defining Justice: The Experience of Women and Children Behind Bars 

Let down and locked up: Why Oklahoma’ female incarceration is so high [revealnews.org] by Ziva Branstetter, Allison Herrera, Harriet Rowan and Eric Sagara The stories behind Oklahoma’s disproportionately high female incarceration rate are the subject of an upcoming investigation by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting and a forum in Oklahoma City that will explore the experiences…