Harvard Men’s Health Watch – When worry becomes a problem

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 […]

Physical Activity Reduces Stress

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 […]

APA’s Survey Finds Constantly Checking Electronic Devices Linked to Significant Stress for Most Americans

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 […]

Family and Children’s Services Names Ron Bunce Chief Operating Officer

  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. […]

Family and Children’s Services Garners Three-Year Accreditation from CARF International

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 Names Jennifer Redding Senior Director of Behavioral Health Services

  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 Partners with Local Children’s Board of Howard County to Launch Building Youth Resiliency Program

Youth in Baltimore

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 […]

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