Archive for October 2013

Prairie View announces new name for adolescent treatment program

NEWTON, Kan. (Oct. 30, 2013) — Prairie View announces Turning Point as the new name for its psychiatric residential treatment facility (PRTF) for adolescents. “The new name reflects the pivotal role this treatment program has played and will continue to play in the lives of so many youth and families,” Prairie View president and CEO…

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Prairie View Clinicians Complete EMDR Training

NEWTON, Kan. (Oct. 24, 2013) – Susan Dutcher and Lois Neace, Prairie View clinicians, are now trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Dutcher, a licensed psychologist, and Neace, a licensed specialist clinical social worker, attended two three-day workshops in which they were required to read critical EMDR materials, observe EMDR sessions, be the EMDR patient by…

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From Addiction to Wellness

NEWTON, Kan. (Oct. 22, 2013) — As a youth Mona Clark had a friend whose father’s whiskey bottle sat on the kitchen counter like a child begging for attention. “Having an alcoholic in the family was normal for my friend, but I did not understand alcoholism at the time,” Mona says. “I thought my friend’s…

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Treating the Problem of Substance Use in a Holistic Manner

    (Oct. 1, 2013) — Substance use is a multi-layered problem and growing concern in the state of Kansas. “The problem of substance use isn’t compartmentalized. It affects so many areas of life, and in our state this problem is much more serious than most people realize,” says social worker Debbie Gray, a licensed…

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