Archive for November 2014

Harvey County Caregiver Support Group meets Dec. 11

NEWTON, Kan. (Nov. 26, 2014) – “Finding Joy during the Holidays” is the topic for the next Harvey County Caregiver Support Group. The group will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 11 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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Alzheimer’s Support Group meets Dec. 9 in McPherson

NEWTON, Kan. (Nov. 26, 2014) – Prairie View’s Marilyn Ediger, LSCSW, will lead the next meeting of the McPherson Alzheimer’s Support Group on Tuesday, Dec. 9. 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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"Holiday Stress" topic for East Wichita Caregiver Support Group Dec. 2

NEWTON, Kan. (Nov. 20, 2014) – “Holiday Stress” 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, Dec. 2 at Prairie View’s Legacy Park office, 9333 E.…

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McPherson County Caregiver Support Group meets Dec. 1

NEWTON, Kan. (Nov. 19, 2014) – Joan Brubacher will lead the next meeting of the McPherson County Caregiver Support Group on the topic “Finding Joy during the Holidays.” The group meets from 2:30 to 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 1 in the North Conference Room at Pine Village Wellness Center, 86 22nd Ave., Moundridge, Kansas. Brubacher…

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New psychiatrist joins Prairie View’s team

NEWTON, Kan. (Nov. 17, 2014) – Prairie View, Inc., welcomes Satinder Mahal, D.O., to its Newton and McPherson offices. A doctor of osteopathic medicine and certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, she will provide outpatient medication management and psychiatric care for adult and older adult patients. “I am passionate about working with…

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Prairie View psychiatric hospital earns Top Performer honor for quality, safety

NEWTON, Kan. (Nov. 17, 2014) — Prairie View, Inc., has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Prairie View was recognized as part of the 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety” for attaining…

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Five Tips for a Successful Job Interview

by Chris Zuercher, director of Prairie View’s Vocational Service Program For those with a severe and persistent mental illness, finding employment can be challenging, but possible. Consider these job interview tips: Be brief, concise and on target with your answers. Make the conversation about the employers’ needs. If you have a “past”, address it. Nobody’s…

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Ellerbusch joins Prairie View testing team

NEWTON, Kan. (Nov. 11, 2014) – Prairie View, Inc., welcomes Deborah Ellerbusch, Psy.D., LP-T, to its Newton offices. Her responsibilities include psychological and neuropsychological testing with children, adolescents and adults. “Dr. Ellerbusch brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the area of psychological testing, and we are excited for her to join us in…

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Dedication of Pine Street Health Services building set for Nov. 20

NEWTON, Kan. (Nov. 11, 2014) — Prairie View, Inc., and its Board of Directors will proudly dedicate the Pine Street Health Services building on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 215 S. Pine St. in Newton. The public is invited to tour the newly renovated building that day from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and attend a ribbon-cutting…

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