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Forest & Burrell Enter Merger Agreement

The boards of directors for Forest Institute and Burrell Behavioral Health approved this week a decision to merge the two Springfield-based organizations.
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Dr. Ellis named Director of Murney Clinic Internship Program

Diane M. Ellis, Psy.D., has been named Director of Internship Training for the APA-accredited internship program at the Robert J. Murney Clinic.  She also serves as the Assistant Clinic Director.
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Forest Institute Awarded 2012 Best of Springfield Award

This is the fourth year Forest received the award by the U.S. Commerce Association in the category of Family Counseling Services.

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Forest Institute Offers Autism Aid Through Several Opportunities

In recognition of National Autism Awareness month Forest Institute is reaching out to those affected by autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) by providing services and graduate level training.
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Murney Clinic Gets New Community Website

The new website is designed to to keep the community updated on offerings of the clinic as it expands its services to Southwest Missouri.

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Sock Drive Helps Local Teens

More than 300 teens at Rare Breed Youth Center will benefit from a sock drive held by Forest Institute and the Robert J. Murney Clinic.

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Forest Institute Receives National Honor

Forest is one of 15 schools in Missouri to be named to the "President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll" which highlights its community service programs, practices, and community partnerships.
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Forest Students Make Cyber-Bullying Presentation

Two Robert J. Murney Clinic graduate providers showed children how to stop cyber-bullying before it gets started in an engaging and interactive presentation at Youth Camp in Racine, MO.
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The Robert J. Murney Clinic Announces New Classes

The Robert J. Murney Clinic at Forest Institute is pleased to announce registration for affordably priced psychoeducational classes open to adult members of our community.
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Give a Day Program Hosts First Cookies with Santa

The Give a Day volunteer program hosted its first Cookies with Santa event this Saturday, at the Robert J. Murney Clinic. This event provided local children with the chance to get their picture taken with Santa and enjoy some yummy treats!
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Dr. Baker and Husband Named "Power Couple" by 417 Magazine

Dr. Jennifer Baker, along with her husband, were both honored by 417 Magazine, as being one of ten, local "power couples." This distinguished honor celebrates couples who have a strong relationship and work together within the community.
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Dr. Mrad Presenting at the Federal Public Defender Seminar

David Mrad, Ph.D., ABPP, will be presenting Operation of the Federal Mental Health Statutes at the Defending a Federal Criminal Case seminar sponsored by the Western District of Missouri Federal Public Defenders office.
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Faculty published in the Greene County Medical Society Journal

Drs. King and Neumann author article published in the Greene County Medical Society Journal titled, Enhancing Prescription Dug Misuse/Abuse Prevention through Evidence Based Psychosocial Intervention.
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Scholarship Recipients Announced for 2010-2011 Academic Year

Approximately $75,250 in tuition reduction and direct student awards has been awarded to 13 outstanding students.
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Murney Clinic Interns Present on Traumatization

Maria Papachrysanthou and Renae Courtney from the Robert J. Murney Clinic present to the Council of Churches.
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Forest Institute Presents on Bullying

Alison Singleton, Brindi Streufert, and Bryce Gray from the Robert J. Murney Clinic at Forest Institute delivered a presentation on bullying.
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Murney Clinic Announces New Classes

Affordably priced psychoeducational classes now open for registration through The Robert J. Murney Clinic.
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"Women & Midlife: It's Not a Crisis!"

Dr. Brown will be presenting at the "Women & Midlife: It's Not a Crisis!" event at the Women's Center at CoxHealth on Thursday, April 29th.
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RJ Murney Clinic Partners with The Kitchen Medical Clinic & NAACP Summary

The RJ Murney Clinic, The Kitchen Medical Clinic and the local NAACP partner to educate and raise awareness of health outcome disparities among minority populations during the national Minority Health Awareness month of April.
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Endometriosis Lunch and Learn on March 11th

Endometriosis Lunch and Learn, Thursday, March 11, 2010 from 11:30-1pm at Cox Women’s Center Conference Room, Suite 130 in the Turner Center.
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Group for Families with a Chronically Ill Member

Dr. Kristina Brown will supervise Lea Schmidt, MA & Amy Duncan, MA in the implementation of an available group for families struggling with a chronic illness.
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Murney Clinic receives Community Partner Award

The Southwest Missouri chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) recognizes The Robert J. Murney Clinic at Forest Institute for its mental illness advocacy.
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Forest Awards Over $80,000 in Tuition Reduction

Forest is supporting the following scholarships and awards with over $80,000 in tuition reduction and direct student awards in the 2009-2010 academic year.
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Depression Screenings Effective In Connecting Individuals at Risk with Treatment

Robert J. Murney Clinic at Forest Institute offers anonymous in-person mental health screenings as part of National Depression Screening Day® (NDSD) on October 19th, 20th, 21st, 2009 at multiple sites.
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Practicum Student, Supervisor, and Site Awarded

Congratulations to Ms. Michaela Muehlbach (student), Dr. Debbie Walker (supervisor), and the Greene County Justice Center (site) on receiving these respective awards for the 2008-2009 academic year.
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Give A Day with Forest

The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute's new volunteer program, "Give a Day!"  
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The Forest Alumni Spotlight Is On - Dr. Debra Nofziger

Dr. Debra Nofziger has an impressive list of accomplishments in the field of psychology. She is a  clinical psychologist and spends her time working with military personnel and their families.  Her experiences are without question first rate, and there is much one can learn from her.

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Murney’s Mighty Marchers Support NAMI

Members of the Forest community came together May 9 in support of NAMI's Miles for Minds.
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NAMI Event Successful at the Robert J. Murney Clinic

Approximately 150 people enjoyed the NAMI Post-Walk Barbeque on May 9 at the Murney Clinic.
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Robert J. Murney Clinic Hosts Grand Re-Opening

Forest Institute reintroduced the Robert J. Murney Clinic to the community after expansive renovations by holding open houses on May 7 and 8.
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Tee-It-Up Declared Success

The 5th Annual Tee-It-Up for Mental Health Golf Tournament was held on Saturday, September 13th.
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Second Phase of Clinic Renovations Are Set to Begin

With phase one under our belts, phase two of the Robert J. Murney Clinic renovations began August 25, 2008.
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Dr. Glenna Weis and Amanda DiMartini help kids go to Kindergarten

Dr. Glenna Weis and Amanda DiMartini wrote an article published in the August edition of Parent and Family Magazine.
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Check out the latest remodeling updates on Murney Clinic!

Murney Clinic continues to transform as the remodeling effort continues.
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Clinic Remodeling Effort is Underway

See the last in the Murney Clinic Remodeling effort...
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NCSPP 2007 Innovation Award Winner

Forest Institute received the award for its Integrated Healthcare Certificate (IHC) program.
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