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Archive for April 2018

Flaming rejoins Prairie View staff

New position will focus on responding to patient and community needs as quickly as possible NEWTON, Kan.  – Patrick Flaming, RN, recently rejoined Prairie View, Inc.’s staff as Director of Access Services. He had previously been employed by Prairie View from 2000 to 2016, most recently serving as Director of Inpatient Services from 2008 to…

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5 Ways to Make Traveling with Children with Autism Easier

  Traveling with children can be tough and any parent of children with Autism will tell you the experience of traveling is tougher on them and their child.  Here are five suggestions to help make traveling with children with Autism easier on the child, parents, and family members. Plan, Plan, Plan Plan for breaks and…

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Schowalter Foundation Awards Grant to Prairie View for Chaplaincy Services

Expansion of Chaplaincy Services will enhance healing and strengthen recovery NEWTON, Kan.  – Prairie View, Inc., is the recipient of a $7,500 grant from the Schowalter Foundation. The grant will allow Prairie View to expand worship opportunities and chaplaincy services for clients receiving services from the Addictions Treatment Center and inpatient hospital.  This expansion will…

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Harvey County Caregiver Support Group

May 10, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Prairie View Osage Room 1901 E. First St., Newton   Topic: Dealing with Guilt and Sadness Info: The Harvey County Caregiver Support Group is a support and information sharing group open to those who are caregivers for older adults and for older adults who are caregivers. Joan Brubacher, LSCSW, is the contact…

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East Wichita Caregiver Support Group

May 1, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Prairie View Legacy Park office 9333 E. 21st St. North, Wichita (21st & Webb)   Topic: Help for Your Loved One Info: The East Wichita Caregiver Support Group is open to those who are caregivers for older adults. It offers an opportunity for education, mutual support, and problem solving with others who are dealing…

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Burgess Receives National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice

NEWTON, Kan.  – Kaely Burgess, tobacco grant coordinator at Prairie View, Inc., recently received her National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice. She is one of the first individuals in the state of Kansas to receive this certification from NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals. In order to receive this credential, Burgess was required to attend…

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Spread the Peace

Prairie View receives grant from Peace, Justice and Service Network of Mennonite Church USA Funds will allow Prairie View to strengthen healing and empowerment through the arts NEWTON, Kan. – Prairie View, Inc., is the recipient of a $1,000 “Spread the Peace” grant from the Peace, Justice and Service Network of Mennonite Church USA. The…

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Prairie View's Anniversary Dinner

Prairie View’s Anniversary Dinner Long-time staff, volunteers recognized at Prairie View’s anniversary dinner NEWTON, Kan. – Staff members who have been employed at Prairie View for at least 25 years and current volunteers were recognized at Prairie View’s 64th anniversary dinner Tuesday, March 27, at Prairie View’s Newton campus. Photo: Richard Schmidt is recognized for his…

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ANOTHER VIEW

“Christian Fools” by Dorothy Nickel Friesen “We are fools for the sake of Christ, but you are wise in Christ.” (I Corinthians 4:10 NRSV) I suspect there were more sermons preached this Easter Sunday (April 1) that noted the coincidence of the resurrection of Jesus and April Fools’ Day. How could Christian tradition and teaching…

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Prairie View to host chaplaincy program fundraiser

Photo: Dunns Plus One (courtesy photo) Musical group Dunns Plus One will perform NEWTON, Kan. (April 10, 2018) – Prairie View, Inc., invites the public to a Spring Vespers musical event on Sunday, April 22, at 5 p.m. at Prairie View’s Chapel, 1901 E. First St., Newton. The event is a fundraiser for Prairie View’s chaplaincy and pastoral care programs.…

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