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Okpara Rice named AAMI History Maker

2020 Spring Newsletter, About Us
Okpara Rice, CEO of Tanager Place Since 2007 the African American Museum of Iowa has honored key contributors as “History Makers.” This year Okpara Rice, our chief executive, is one of four award winners who will be honored at a September Gala. Museum officials say a History Maker is someone…
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#WellnessWednesday Podcast, Episode 2

2020 Spring Newsletter, Treatment
Our #WellnessWednesday podcast is a four-part series based on the RISE: Wellness & Resilience Framework™, developed by Vice President of Clinical Services Tonya Hotchkin. Podcast discussion focuses on the four indicators of well-being. View more information about the #WellnessWednesday podcast and listen to our first episode on connection and belonging…
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Create while you isolate

2020 Spring Newsletter, Prevention
“I hope kids will remember that they are not alone … and how important it is to bring something beautiful into the world and share it with others.”  School Based Therapists haven’t been idle during facility closures and isolation. Like many Tanager Place staff members, they’ve been actively pursuing opportunities…
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Teletherapy services remain open to all ages

2020 Spring Newsletter, Treatment
Outpatient Services have gone live with teletherapy services, offering immediate, short term, solution-focused sessions to people of all ages as well as establishing a longer term, ongoing solution for traditional clients who would benefit from this method of service delivery. Teletherapy is a way of delivering therapy services over the…
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Summer Fest returns in June 2021

2020 Spring Newsletter
Tanager Place Summer Fest has been a time of community celebration for the past 29 years. Sadly, in acknowledgement of ongoing public health concerns, our 30th annual event will not be held in 2020. “We know so many traditions enjoyed by area families have been upended in the wake of this…
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