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…

Amya’s Story

When Amya was eight, her childhood was interrupted when her mother, Casey, was arrested for drug trafficking.  After Casey served time in prison, she was accepted into Family & Children’s Services Women in Recovery (WIR) program. Amya, now 12, wrote a letter about what life was like before WIR and shared it with the crowd during Women in Recovery’s 20th graduation…

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…