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…

University of Oklahoma Social Work Awards includes two from F&CS

Family & Children’s Services employees Greer Fites and Nic Dubriwny were honored on May 5 during the master’s level graduation party for students from the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work at the University of Oklahoma. Fites received the 2018 Oklahoma Heart of Social Work Award, an award initiated over a decade ago at the request of social work students who wanted to honor…

When Teens Come Home From College

This article first appeared in Tulsa Kids Magazine. Q: My 18-year-old daughter has been exposed to the freedom that college living allows. She didn’t come home for fall break, and we all took a vacation away from home over winter break. She is coming home for spring break. It feels like now it’s time to…