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Archive for September 2014

New principal hired for Special Purpose School

NEWTON, Kan. (Sept. 29, 2014) – Prairie View, Inc., welcomes Victoria Adame as the new principal for the Prairie View Special Purpose School. Her responsibilities include working with the Prairie View team to help students complete state standards for academic success. “Mrs. Adame is a strong advocate for children with special needs, and I’m convinced…

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Harvey County Caregiver Support Group meets Oct. 9

NEWTON, Kan. (Sept. 24, 2014) – “Communicating with Your Care Receiver” is the topic for the next Harvey County Caregiver Support Group. The group will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9 in Prairie View’s Osage Room, 1901 E. First St., Newton. Admission is free and open to the public. Joan Brubacher, a…

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FOCUS group for caregivers meets in Newton

NEWTON, Kan. (Sept. 23, 2014) – The FOCUS (Families or Caregivers under Stress) group will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 2 in Newton Presbyterian Manor Library, 1200 E. 7th St. in Newton. Sponsored by Prairie View and the Alzheimer’s Association, the FOCUS group supports caregivers of older adults experiencing Alzheimer’s disease or other kinds…

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Prairie View adds second caregiver support group in Wichita

NEWTON, Kan. (Sept. 24, 2014) – Prairie View’s addition of a second caregiver support group in Wichita means more options for area residents who provide regular care for older adults. West Wichita Caregiver Support Group Beginning Oct. 21, a new group, named the West Wichita Caregiver Support Group, will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m.,…

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McPherson County Caregiver Support Group meets Oct. 6

NEWTON, Kan. (Sept. 23, 2014) – Joan Brubacher will lead the next meeting of the McPherson County Caregiver Support Group on the topic “Communicating with Your Care Receiver.” The group will meet from 2:30 to 4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 6 in the North Conference Room at Pine Village Wellness Center, 86 22nd Ave., Moundridge, Kansas.…

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Addiction: A True Brain Disease

By Jami Lawless, Substance Abuse Treatment Services Coordinator at Prairie View, Inc. She is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC), and licensed clinical addiction counselor (LCAC).  For an appointment, phone  800-992-6292 or see https://prairieview.org/.  NEWTON, Kan. (Sept. 5, 2014) — Given the recent death of actor and comedian Robin Williams, our thoughts these days are…

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New therapist joins Prairie View’s Child and Adolescent Services

NEWTON, Kan. (Sept. 4, 2014) – Prairie View, Inc., welcomes outpatient therapist Chris Gahagan to its Newton and Hillsboro offices. A licensed master’s level psychologist (LMLP), Gahagan will provide therapy to children, adolescents and their families as well as adults. His employment began Aug. 18. Gahagan joins more than 40 other therapists and community-based services…

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