Archive for November 2009

Prairie View Welcomes New Director of Marketing

Newton, Kan. – Suzan Hickey is enthusiastic about her new role as Prairie View’s director of marketing. Hickey’s responsibilities will include marketing with referral sources, retaining and increasing consumer volume and introducing new clinical staff to prospective referral sources. Drawn to Prairie View because of the types of services available, as well as its mission…

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New Member Added to Prairie View Chemical Dependency Team

Newton, Kan. – Bradley W. Clark, LMSW, recently joined the Prairie View staff. “I am happy to be a full-time member of Newton chemical dependency team,” said Clark. “I will be working with individuals, families, and groups to address substance abuse issues as well as mental health issues.” Clark will also oversee the administration of…

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Kansas Housing Awards Prairie View $100,000

Newton, Kan. – Prairie View has been awarded a $100,000 Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) grant from the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) to help people with severe mental illness afford safe and decent housing. “This grant represents a milestone for Prairie View,” said Brad Schmidt, director of adult residential services. “This award places us…

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Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Joins Prairie View Staff

Newton, Kan. – Peter Banning M.S., LMFT, recently joined the Prairie View Center for Sexual Health staff. He provides therapy to children and adolescents with sexual behavior problems, to adults who are sexual offenders, and to children, adults, couples and families in general. Banning is also a team member of the Back on Track program…

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Kansas Housing Awards Prairie View $1.66 Million

Newton, Kan. – Prairie View has received $1.66 million from the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation to serve homeless and at-risk families and individuals throughout central Kansas. The funds are part of the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program administered by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Prairie View will serve as the…

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Prairie View Offers “Authentic Marriage” Program

Newton, Kan. – Married couples now have a valid excuse for a date night with the chance to partake in a free, public event opportunity to address marital issues through a program titled “The Authentic Marriage” at Hutchinson Community College Thursday, Nov. 5. The program is presented by Prairie View and sponsored by the Reno…

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Prairie View Awarded Sunflower Foundation Grant

Newton, Kan. – Prairie View will continue to enhance its high level of quality mental health care, thanks to a $75,000 grant given by the Sunflower Foundation in order to provide two additional Parent Support Specialists. Prairie View Parent Support Specialists provide families with home-based parental support. “It is more cost effective and certainly more…

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