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Prairie View promotes staff

Newton, Kan. (August 13, 2019) – Prairie View announces the promotions of Georgia Berning, Jill Cartwright, RN, Amber Peterson and Stefanie Roth, RN. After serving as a financial counselor at Prairie View since the fall of 2017, Berning now serves as Patient Service Coordinator. Her primary responsibilities include monitoring and evaluating daily admissions and scheduling…

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Soriano Joins Prairie View Clinical Staff

Newton, Kan. (August 9, 2019) – Justin Soriano joins the Prairie View clinical staff as a Licensed Master Social Worker and Temporary-Licensed Masters Addiction Counselor. He provides inpatient and outpatient substance use treatment for clients ages 12+ at Prairie View’s Newton office, located at 1901 E. First St. Additional treatment specialties include anxiety, PTSD and…

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Salsbery Joins Prairie View Clinical Staff

NEWTON, Kan. (August 8, 2019) – Prairie View has hired Karen M. Salsbery, CSJ, MDiv, LMSW, to provide outpatient therapy to adults and older adults ages 18 to 65 at its Newton office, located at 1901 E. First St. Salsbery will also serve clients three days a week at The Resiliency Center by Safehope, located…

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North Newton Community Foundation Impact Fund awards Prairie View $1,000 grant

Newton, Kan. (July 11, 2019) – Prairie View is pleased to announce that it has received a $1,000 grant from the North Newton Community Foundation Impact Fund through North Newton Community Foundation affiliate of Central Kansas Community Foundation. The organization will use the funds for providing additional support of Prairie View clinical staff to provide…

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Prairie View Celebrates 65 Years with Dinner, Global Mental Health Advocate

Newton, Kan. (January 29, 2019) – “Prairie View Hospital at Newton, Kansas is the newest mental hospital facility and the third of the MCC,” begins a description of Prairie View in the July 1954 issue of Mennonite Life. Sixty-five years later, Prairie View is celebrating a milestone in ministry by inviting the public to hear…

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Fransen Family Foundation grant to connect Prairie View, clergy

Newton, Kan. (February 13, 2019) – Prairie View is the recipient of a $4,000 grant from the Fransen Family Foundation. The funds will be used to expand the chaplaincy program to enhance and strengthen the partnership with the Mennonite Church. “The vision of Prairie View is to be the intersection between pastors, denominational offices and…

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Griffith Joins Prairie View-McPherson Clinical Staff

NEWTON, Kan. (February 11, 2019) – Prairie View welcomes Jessica C. Griffith, LMSW, to its clinical staff. Griffith is a licensed master social worker and provides individual and family outpatient therapy to individuals 11 years of age and older at Prairie View’s McPherson office, located at 1102 Hospital Drive. “Seeking peaceful and ethical work has…

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Early intervention key to collaborative project funded by the Hillsboro Community Foundation

Newton, Kan. (February 11, 2019) – Prairie View is pleased to announce that it has received a $2,000 grant from the Kansas Health Foundation-Hillsboro Fund funded through the Hillsboro Community Foundation affiliate of Central Kansas Community Foundation. In partnership with the Hillsboro Police Department, Prairie View will work on incorporating mental health advocacy and awareness…

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Prairie View To Offer DBT Skills Training Group in West Wichita

Newton, Kan. (February 4, 2019) – A weekly Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Skills Training Group will begin Wednesday, March 13, at Prairie View’s west Wichita office, located at 7570 W. 21st Street North, Suite 1026-D. The group will be facilitated by Krista Rumback, LMLP, LCP, and Molly Sapp, LSCSW. It will include three modules that…

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Artists invited to participate in “A Beautiful View” exhibit

NEWTON, Kan. (January 21, 2019) – Prairie View invites visual artists to submit original work for its fine art fundraiser and exhibition titled “A Beautiful View,” set for June 6. Deadline for all pieces (through digital submission) is April 1. Accepted works will be due May 10. The event will be held from 6:30 to…

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