Catherine Claybrook: Using specialized skills to treat complex traumas

Catherine Claybrook is the Clinical Supervisor for Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) Women in Recovery (WIR) program. She has worked at F&CS since 2006 holding numerous positions within the agency including Therapist, Intern Supervisor, Clinical Supervisor and Program Director.  Claybrook supervises the delivery of trauma-informed, gender-responsive clinical services within WIR, an alternative to incarceration program…

Elizabeth’s Story

Ten-year- old Elizabeth was kidnapped when she was only eight. When she was rescued, Family & Children’s Services was there from the start. Elizabeth wrote and illustrated a book, sharing her experience. Elizabeth shares her struggles and how Family & Children’s Services helped her get her life back. Sometimes even the happiest of children and…

Lindsay has a new start

Lindsay had been an addict for 20 years when she was arrested on a drug charge and was looking at a potential sentence of 12 years to life. But the judge offered her another option: the Women in Recovery program, an intensive, outpatient alternative for women facing long prison sentences for non-violent, drug-related offenses. Lindsay…

Backyard gathering to successful fundraiser, White Party No. 10 celebrated a decade of growth by rocking the rooftop of The Vault

The White Party, one of Tulsa’s most unique fundraising events, celebrated its 10th year and raised $290,000 for Family & Children’s Services on May 12. This festive outdoor celebration set under the art deco skyline of Tulsa was held at The Vault and featured its popular white theme with a Moroccan flair. “The White Party…

F&CS’s Women in Recovery tracks and rewards positive behavior through innovative solution

What if Tulsa’s brightest and most innovative professionals came together to help nonprofits solve problems and provide creative solutions? That’s exactly what happened at Family & Children’s Services Women in Recovery (WIR) program when four Fellow from The Mine were placed as consultants, designing a token economy for WIR to reinforce positive behavior. The Mine, a program that…