By Jim Kinyon MS, LPC-MH, LMFT, QMHP Executive Director The South Dakota Legislature has a new mandate regarding suicide prevention efforts (SB 129) for all SD School Districts. Effective July 1, 2017, all teachers, administrators and other educational professionals...
By The Most Reverend Robert Gruss Bishop of Rapid City, SD Imagine coming home to discover that your child, perhaps a 12-year-old daughter or a 16-year-old son, has taken their own life. I can’t imagine such an experience. But too many parents in communities across...
This group is meant for anyone caregiving a child who has prenatal alcohol and/or meth exposure, a diagnosis is not necessary to be a part of this class. We will
This group is meant for anyone caregiving a child who has prenatal alcohol and/or meth exposure, a diagnosis is not necessary to be a part of this class. We will discuss what has changed in the child’s brain and how this affects their behaviors.
Parenting tips and many tips on how to help the other people in your child’s life understand their needs. There will be discussion about how to interact successfully with the team involved in the child’s life. This team will include the school personnel, therapists, other family members and often other agencies including the Department of Social Services.
This 8-week class will meet for an hour and a half per session. Cost is $20 per session (scholarships are available).
Over the 8 week course topics covered will be: FASD alphabet soup, brain basics, FASD & the attachment paradigm, FASD & Sensory processing, FASD & secondary disabilities, FASD & the school system and much more.