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Archive for October 2014

Harvey County Caregiver Support Group meets Nov. 13

NEWTON, Kan. (Oct. 28, 2014) – “The Importance of Being a Proactive Caregiver” is the topic for the next Harvey County Caregiver Support Group. The group will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13 in Prairie View’s Osage Room, 1901 E. First St., Newton. Admission is free and open to the public. Joan…

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Toys that Promote Learning and Development

By guest blogger Lois Neace, a child and family therapist, licensed specialist clinical social worker and registered play therapist-supervisor, at Prairie View, Inc. If you are trying to find toys to promote learning and development in your children there are some basic things you need to know. Children develop physically, emotionally, socially, cognitively and behaviorally. You want…

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Alzheimer’s Support Group to meet Nov. 11 in McPherson

NEWTON, Kan. (Oct. 27, 2014) – Prairie View’s Marilyn Ediger, LSCSW, will lead the next meeting of the McPherson Alzheimer’s Support Group on Tuesday, Nov. 11. The group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the chapel at The Cedars, 1021 Cedars Drive, McPherson, Kansas. Those attending are directed…

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East Wichita Caregiver Support Group to meet Nov. 4

NEWTON, Kan. (Oct. 27, 2014) – “Caregiving and Care Facilities” is the topic for the next meeting of the East Wichita Caregiver Support Group. Led by Sharie Quattlebaum, a licensed specialist clinical social worker (LSCSW) with Prairie View, the group will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 4 at Prairie View’s Legacy Park office,…

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McPherson County Caregiver Support Group meets Nov. 3

NEWTON, Kan. (Oct. 27, 2014) – Joan Brubacher will lead the next meeting of the McPherson County Caregiver Support Group on the topic “The Importance of Being a Proactive Caregiver.” The group meets from 2:30 to 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 3 in the North Conference Room at Pine Village Wellness Center, 86 22nd Ave., Moundridge,…

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Prairie View social worker achieves LSCSW

NEWTON, Kan. (Oct. 27, 2014) – Prairie View, Inc., is pleased to announce that Brent R. Ide completed all educational requirements and passed the clinical level examination to achieve the qualifications for Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW) for the State of Kansas. His LSCSW license was issued in September. Ide, a qualified mental health…

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Prairie View promotes Bradley to Adventure and Recreation director

NEWTON, Kan. (Oct. 23, 2014) – Prairie View, Inc., welcomes Everett Bradley to the position of director for adventure and recreational services. “Everett has been part of the Prairie View staff and services for more than 30 years and brings a wealth of experience, expertise and dedication to the patients and communities we serve,” says…

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Prairie View invites community to observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month

NEWTON, Kan. (Oct. 10, 2014) – Prairie View, Inc., announces its participation in October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Its purpose is to educate employers about disability employment issues and celebrate the numerous contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. “We all have a role to play to increase opportunities for meaningful employment for people with…

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