Occupational Therapist, Hailey Tollefson, attended the course “Oppositional, Defiant, Disruptive Children and Adolescents” to advance her knowledge by learning new and effective non-medication approaches for children and adolescents who demonstrate challenging behaviors. Attending this conference, Hailey learned a variety of effective strategies used to treat children who have out of control behaviors, as well as…
At Pediatric Partners, we are continually hosting presentations, trainings and participating in community events to stay up-to-date on the most relevant tools, information and celebrations for our industry. Most activities are open to the public; we would love to meet you there!
Hannah Zimmerman, Director of Therapy Services in Bismarck, participated in a live webinar titled Quickshifts: Revolutionizing the Use of Sound in Sensorimotor Integrative Treatment. This course emphasized education on research, use of Therapeutic Listening, and new Quickshifts albums that are available. This program is a quick readjustment for children that have gone through the Therapeutic…
Pediatric Partners will be reopening for in person visits for limited services on Monday, May 18th and look forward to seeing new and returning patients! We hope to continue to implement a phased reopening of our clinic and offer all services by June 1st. Based on recommendations from both the Center for Disease Control and…
Pediatric Partners is now offering Telehealth Services in Early Intervention, Neuropsychology, Mental Health Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy. Telehealth is the application of telecommunication technology to the delivery of outpatient therapy in occupational, physical, speech-language therapy and mental health services at a distance by linking clinician to the client while…
When a child has experienced trauma, he or she may continue to react defensively even in situations that are not threatening. Our therapists work to help children identify those trauma areas and how to work through them.
Families with children who struggle with feeding issues often find mealtimes stressful and unpleasant. At Pediatric Partners, our therapists work hard developing and implementing strategies to help restore that bonding time for families. Recently, several members from our speech-language pathology and occupational therapy teams spent time digging deeper into approaches and techniques to better address these challenges with children and their families.
We are excited and honored with the news of being named one of the 50 Best Places to Work for the second year in a row. We are proud of our TEAM OF AMAZING PEDIATRIC EXPERTS that set us apart from the rest – cheers to our team for always Reaching Further for the families in our community!
Our Bismarck clinic and the University of Mary Occupational Therapy Research program are excited to partner together to provide an incredible opportunity for the families in the Bismarck Region. The partnership offers a six-week social skills group that will be led and directed by skilled therapists, who will be planning /leading the social group.
Our team of Pediatric Mental Health Professionals are often asked by parents how to talk to their kids about traumatic events and violence. With the recent tragic events that have happened in our country, the team has pulled together a list of tips to help parents through difficult conversations.
Summer is on its way out and oftentimes, the lazy days of summer allow for more freedoms such as staying up late, increased screen time, and enjoying snacks throughout the day. It can be quite the shock (for both parents and children) when it’s time to head back to school. Our team has pulled together favorite tips for getting back to a school friendly schedule.
Our Early Intervention team has created a months’ worth of engaging activities to help families focus, connect and enjoy the precious time they spend together.
We have been on a year-long journey to create a welcoming space to serve our families, and the time has finally come to prepare for the move! Starting Monday, April 29, you will find us at our NEW LOCATION: 4530 Northern Sky Drive, Bismarck.
For the month of April, our team is encouraging children to identify an area of focus: Mindfulness, Positive Thinking and Daily Routines and celebrating Making the Impossible, Possible!
Join our team of Pediatric Mental Health Specialists for a day filled with engaging conversation focused on our children’s mental health. We will share from our experience, how we all are part of your child’s team, and how we can best support the unique needs along your child’s journey. This event has been postponed to a later date – we apologize for any inconvenience.
Pediatric Partners is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Katie Nylander, Clinical Psychologist, to their growing team of pediatric professionals and the expanding office space at the Pediatric Partners Neurobehavioral Health Clinic.
If you are interested in an opportunity to build a relationship with families, where your work helps to change the life of a child, we would love to hear from you as we are adding an Early Interventionist position to our team of pediatric professionals.
Thank you to Fargo Public Schools for the invitation to present Behaviors 101 to a room filled with educational professionals on Monday, February 18. We are thankful to build partnerships with such incredible organizations who are shaping our youth each day.
Fargo Neurobehavioral Health Speech-Language Pathologist, Danielle Olson, attends Camp Maverick: Literacy Practices in Action in Mankato.
Bismarck Occupational Therapists Krista Bouley, Katie Thorson, Alexandra Winters and Julie Dinius attend “Sensory Savvy Kids” in Sioux Falls.
Bismark Speech-Language Pathologist Hannah McDonald attended “The Professional Course on the Greenspan Floortime Approach” online.
Neurobehavioral Health Occupational Therapist Sarah Nelson attended a talk on “High-Functioning Autism” in Fargo.