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Harvey County Caregiver Support Group Meets October 10

NEWTON, Kan. (October 2, 2019) – The next meeting of the Harvey County Caregiver Support Group will explore the stages and progression of dementia. The group meets from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10, in Prairie View’s Osage Room, 1901 E. First St., Newton. Debra Voth, a licensed specialist clinical social worker, facilitates the…

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EMDR Therapy Now Available at Prairie View-Marion County

NEWTON, Kan. (September 27, 2019) – Allyson Krehbiel, a licensed specialist clinical social worker at Prairie View’s Marion County office, located in Hillsboro, is now trained in Eye Movement and Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. She also recently gained licensure as a Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor. EMDR is a powerful evidence-based therapy approach that resolves emotional…

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Bradley Inducted into CPI Hall of Merit

NEWTON, Kan. (September 25, 2019) – The Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) has announced its inductees into the CPI Hall of Merit for 2019. Everett Bradley, director of recreation and adventure at Prairie View has achieved Meritorious Status as a Certified Instructor of Nonviolent Crisis Intervention®. This year, 227 Certified Instructors worldwide are being recognized at…

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Auvinen Joins Prairie View Clinical Staff, Psychology Interns Begin Work

NEWTON, Kan. (September 17, 2019) – Dr. Erin Auvinen has accepted a position with Prairie View, serving as a Temporary-Licensed Master Level Psychologist. She served as a primary psychology intern last year at Prairie View. “When I first decided to become a psychologist when I was 11 years old, I wanted to help people who…

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New Administrator Begins at Prairie View’s Special Purpose School

NEWTON, Kan. (September 11, 2019) – Education runs deep in Dr. Milt Dougherty’s family. The son of educators, Dougherty has always enjoyed watching young people grow academically and socially. After taking early retirement last year, knew he wanted to continue using 30+ years of educational experience to help students. He has been named Administrator of…

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Cornett Joins Prairie View Clinical Staff

NEWTON, Kan. (September 10, 2019) – Dr. Heather Cornett joins the Prairie View clinical staff as a Temporary-Licensed Master’s Level Psychologist. She will provide individual and group psychotherapy to adults ages 18+ and psychological assessments for individuals ages 6+ at Prairie View’s East Wichita office, located at 9333 E. 21st St. North. Her concentration areas…

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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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