Everyone feels afraid or worried at times, but if these feelings begin to take over your life, then you may have crossed over into generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), which is the most common anxiety disorder among older adults, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). “The issue with many older men is […]
Stress is an inevitable part of life. Seven out of ten adults in the United States say they experience stress or anxiety daily, and most say it interferes at least moderately with their lives, according to the most recent ADAA survey on stress and anxiety disorders. When the American Psychological Association surveyed people in 2008, more people […]
Stress in AmericaTM poll shows parents struggling to balance personal and family technology use WASHINGTON — A decade after the emergence of smartphones, Facebook and Twitter, more than four out of five adults in the U.S. (86 percent) report that they constantly or often check their email, texts and social media accounts, according to part two of […]
A Frederick County family is accused of child abuse after posting a video that left their child in tears. The parents are claiming the video, which has since been removed from their channel, was fake, and that the children were in on the prank.
Family and Children’s Services (FCS) is proud to name Ron Bunce as its chief operating officer. Bunce assumed the role effective August 1, 2017. As COO, Bunce will lead FCS’s overall business strategy and daily programmatic operations while supporting CEO F.T. Burdenin the development and operation of programs, financial management strategies, policies and procedures, fundraising, and community engagement. […]
Counsler Gabrielle Scott from Family and Childrens Services holds Chance the puppy dog as camper Dean Badders of Fallston gives him a hug during the body safety session at the Havre de Grace Police Safety Camp at the Havre de Grace Community Center Wednesday.
L-R: Katie Cashman, Deputy Chief, Program Operations; F.T. Burden, CEO; and Nan Workinger, CFO, display FCS’s certificate of accreditation from CARF International. Family and Children’s Services (FCS) is proud to announce this week that the agency has been issued national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for three years for the following programs […]
Family and Children’s Services (FCS) has appointed Jennifer Redding, LCSW-C, Senior Director of Behavioral Health Services. Redding brings with her more than 20 years of combined counseling, social work, and case management experience, including a nearly eight-year stint with FCS in multiple roles. In her new position, Redding will be responsible for the administrative, management, and […]
Family and Children’s Services (FCS) has partnered with the Howard County Office of the Local Children’s Board to launch the Building Youth Resiliency program, an initiative aimed at identifying disconnected youth and children of incarcerated parents whose physical and mental wellbeing are at-risk. The program seeks to intervene in these cases and match this vulnerable population with basic […]