It is important to note that the Mental Health of First Responders Task Force is putting forth legislation to pass the PsyPact in SD during this legislative session. Part of the driving force is how to best serve our state residents that need mental health services as well as First Responders. This movement also may be especially important… Continue reading Psypact for SD Psychologists
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become necessary to cancel the upcoming Annual Conference.
Most love working remotely for the flexibility of having an office anywhere, but have you considered how hosting staff retreats or in-person meetings can influence your virtual work team? Creating monthly, quarterly, or yearly meet-ups together may present a new way for your team to progress all while developing deeper professional relationships. See three benefits… Continue reading How Remote Workers Benefit from Staff Retreats
Lewis & Clark Behavioral Health Services (LCBHS) is seeking a behavioral health specialist to serve as a key staff member. Open to a Clinical Psychologist with a Ph.D. or Psy.D. The primary role is to provide behavioral health assessment and treatment in an outpatient environment; but may also provide assessment and treatment support on an… Continue reading Lewis & Clark Behavioral Health Services (LCBHS) of Yankton, SD is seeking a behavioral health specialist to serve as a key staff member.
ANNOUNCING THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES STRONGHOLD COUNSELING SERVICES SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA Position Description: Stronghold Counseling Services seeks a Director of Clinical Services. This position requires a person of Christian faith committed to the integration of psychology and Grace-filled theology. He/she must have an excellent set of therapeutic and supervisory skills in… Continue reading Position Announcement for Director of Clinical Services at Stronghold Counseling Services
Attention Social Workers! The South Dakota Psychological Association's Annual Conference has been approved for 6 Continuing Education Units/Contact Hours by the South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners. Join us in Sioux Falls on September 21-22 for our Annual Conference to continue your education. Registration information can be found on our 2018 Annual… Continue reading SDPA is CEU Approved!
Heartland Psychological Services (HPS) in Yankton has expanded and is seeking a full-time licensed therapist. HPS offers a guaranteed minimum salary for the first year, generous pension, great administrative support, low overhead expenses, lengthy waiting list, strong supervision, and a supportive, collaborative team. If you are a highly qualified, self-motivated therapist who makes strong connections… Continue reading Position Opening for Licensed Therapist in Yankton, SD
Article Published by Association of American Medical Colleges 2018 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award Mark T. Garry, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine Students and patients alike know Mark T. Garry, MD, for his dedication to going the extra mile to ensure that the person… Continue reading Dr. Mark Garry of Rapid City Receives 2018 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award
Through the utilization of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans, researchers are able to measure blood flow in the brain to better understand why people become aggressive and violent after consuming alcohol. Research notes significant changes in the working of the prefrontal cortex of the brain after two drinks - a part of the brain that tempers… Continue reading Brain Scans Reveal Why People Become Aggressive After Drinking Alcohol
Loneliness and social isolation seem to be a much more impending health problem than obesity. According to research presented by the American Psychological Association, approximately 42.6 million adults over age 45 in the United States are suffering from chronic loneliness, in addition to more than one quarter of the population living alone. More than half… Continue reading Loneliness Could Be a Bigger Public Health Threat Than Obesity