VERMILLION, S.D. -- This year’s School Psychology Symposium hosted by the School Psychology Association at the University of South Dakota features a presentation by Lisa Stellinga entitled “Attachment in Children Within the Family and School Setting.”
The event takes place on Friday, Nov. 4 in the Al Neuharth Media Center. Registration is available from 8-8:30 a.m. and is open to students and professionals. The presentation includes a panel of parents who went through the Individualized Education Program with their children.
“We hope that the event serves as professional development for professionals and students,” said Brittany Lewno, a graduate student in school psychology. “We look forward to this event each semester, and feel it is a great opportunity to grow as future professionals. We encourage other students and professionals to join us.”
Stellinga earned her bachelor’s degree at USD in Alcohol & Drug Abuse Studies and her master’s at South Dakota State University in Counseling & Human Resource Development. She has more than 28 years of experience working in group home care, educational therapy, outpatient and home-based therapy, alcohol and drug treatment centers, and contractual work. Stellinga currently practices as a licensed therapist with Lighting A New Way Counseling Services in Sioux Falls.
Registration is $10 for students and $25 for professionals and will include a continental breakfast. For additional information, contact Dr. Sarah Wollersheim Shervey at Sarah.WollersheimShervey@usd.edu or at 605-677-5847.