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2014 - 2015

  • September 26, 2014
    Topic: Engaging Multi-problem Families & Dealing with the Conflicted Child
    Speaker: Todd Herrboldt, MSW, CSW, PIP, QMHP, Family Service, Inc.
  • October 24, 2014
    Topic: The Effects of Poverty & Homelessness on Youth
    Speaker: Stacy Tieszen, Coordinator, Minnehaha County Homeless Advisory Board
  • November 21, 2014
    Topic: Human Trafficking & at Risk Youth
    Speaker: Kevin Koliner, Chief, Appellate & Human Rights Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of South Dakota
  • December 12, 2014
    Topic: Mobilizing the Community in Matters of Public Policy & Addressing Children’s Needs
    Speaker: Greg Boris, Ed.D, Senior Policy & Program Specialist & Interim Director, South Dakota Voices for Children 
  • January 23, 2015
    Topic: Interventions, Strategies & Resources/How Domestic Violence & Violence in the Home are Brought into the Classroom
    Speakers: Paula Lain Smykle, CSW, Family Service, Inc., Aaron Wimmer, MS, Executive Director, Family Visitation Center 
  • February 27, 2015
    Topic: Understanding Attachment Issues
    Speaker: Lisa Stellinga, MS, QMHP, LPC-MH, CCDCIII, Lighting A New Way Counseling Services
  • March 27, 2015
    Topic: Panel Discussion
    Speakers: Suicide Prevention Task Force

2013 - 2014

2012-2013

2011-2012

  • September 16, 2011
    Topic: Neurobiology of Stress-induced Psychiatric Disorders
    Watch the video now: Part 1 | Part 2
    Speaker: Patrick Ronan, MA, PhD, Neuroscience Researcher, Avera Research Institute
  • October 21, 2011
    Topic: Strategies with Resistive Teens
    Watch the video now: Part 1  |  Part 2  |  Part 3  |  Part 4  |  Part 5
    Speaker: Wallace Jackmon, PhD, Avera University Psychiatry Associates
  • November 4, 2011
    Topic: Children and Fear: Supporting Anxious Children in the Classroom
    Watch the video now: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
    Speaker: Lezlee Greguson, PhD, LP, Avera Behavioral Health Outpatient Services
  • December 9, 2011
    Topic: Tic Disorder and Associated Obsessive Compulsive and ADHD Symptoms
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    Speaker: Scott Schneider, MD, Avera Midwest Psychiatric Medicine
  • January 20, 2012
    Topic: Play Therapy and Creative Techniques for Children and Adolescents
    Speaker: Laura Schuldt, MA, LPC, NCC, Avera Behavioral Health Outpatient Services
  • February 10, 2012
    Topic: Beyond Behavior Modification – Interventions that Work
    Speaker: Lisa Stellinga, MS, QMHP, LPC-MH, CCDCIII, Lighting A New Way Counseling Services
  • March 2, 2012
    Topic: Current Trends and Issues with Adolescent Drug Use (video not available)
    Speaker: James Green, CCDCII, Avera Behavioral Health Services, Addiction Recovery

2010-2011

2009-2010

  • March 26, 2010
    Topic: Genetic Family Wellness Project
    Speaker: Ryan Hansen, Director, Avera Research Institute
  • February 26, 2010
    Topic: Conflict in the Home and Effects on Kids
    Speaker: Wallace Jackmon, PhD, Avera Medical Group University Psychiatric Associates
  • January 22, 2010
    Topic: Bullying and Relational Aggression
    Speaker: Jon Feiock, MSW, CSW, Avera Behavioral Outpatient Program; Laura Schuldt, MA, LPC-MH, NCC, Avera Behavioral Outpatient Program
  • December 4, 2009
    Topic: Grief and Loss
    Speaker: Mark Vande Braak, Ph.D., MT-BC, NCBF, FT, Thanantologist
  • November 6, 2009
    Topic: Medication for Kids: When and Why
    Speaker: Eric Kutscher, Pharm.D., BCPP, Associate Profession of Pharmacy Practice, SDSU College of Pharmacy, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Sanford School of Medicine, USD, Director of Psychiatry Pharmacy Practice Residency Program, Avera Behavioral Health Center
  • October 9, 2009
    Topic: Disruptive Disorder
    Speaker: Wallace Jackmon, PhD, Avera Medical Group University Psychiatric Associates

2008-2009

  • September 25, 2009
    Topic: Anxiety Disorders in Children
    Speaker: Scott A. Schneider, MD, Avera Medical Group Midwest Psychiatric Medicine
  • April 3, 2009
    Topic: Kids with Sleep Disorders
    Speakers: Wilfredo Veloira, MD, Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine Specialist, Avera Children’s Hospital & Clinics
  • March 20, 2009
    Topic: Eating Disorders (video not available)
    Speaker: David Hylland, EdD, Avera Medical Group University Psychiatric Associates
  • February 20, 2009
    Topic: Creating a Healthy Blended Family
    Speaker: Mary Guth, MS, LPC-MH, LMFT, CCMHC, QMHP, Avera McKennan Outpatient Behavioral Health Services
  • January 23, 2009
    Topic: Conduct Disorders
    Speakers: Wallace Jackmon, PhD, Avera Medical Group University Psychiatric Associates
  • December 5, 2008
    Topic: ADHD
    Speaker: Scott A. Schneider, MD, Avera Midwest Psychiatric Medicine
  • November 14, 2008
    Topic: Working with Difficult Parents
    Speaker: Paul Ritter, MA, MDiv, LPC, Avera Outpatient Behavioral Health Services
  • October 24, 2008
    Topic:Autism Spectrum Disorder (Aspergers and PDD)
    Speaker: Beverly J. Gunderson, EdD, Avera Medical Group University Psychiatric Associates