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Adolescent DBT Group Therapy

Support Groups, Treatment
Tanager Place is excited to share that we have openings for the next session of our DBT Group Therapy! Learn more about DBT below: What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)? DBT focuses on the following key concepts: Dialectics – The philosophy that two opposing ideas can both be true, and when…
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Master Story Tellers

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Spend more than ten minutes with Bob and Jan Kazimour of Cedar Rapids and you’ll be laughing. They say a good narrative is a process of hook, line and sinker.  Bob offers the hook, Jan prompts the line and together they sink the punch line as they regale you with…
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Mentoring Creates Strong Futures

Education, Prevention
Tanager Place Children of Promise mentoring program is for youth with a parent involved in the correctional system. Nationally, 1 in 28 youth will experience the incarceration of a parent before their 18th birthday. Children of Promise provides youth the opportunity to develop positive relationships with mentors. “Meeting twice monthly…
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Get to know Bobby!

Volunteer
How long have you been cutting The Tanager Place Kiddos’ hair? I have been personally cutting the hair for Tanager Place for a little over 6 years now. First starting out with another salon I managed at the time, I personally coordinated dates and times forus salon to visit. After…
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When Shootings Happen…

Education
High profile acts of violence, particularly in schools, can confuse and frighten children who may feel in danger or worry that their friends or loved-ones are at risk. They will look to adults for information and guidance on how to react. Parents and school personnel can help children feel safe…
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Imagine yourself a philanthropist

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 Imagine a place where the view encompasses the stars. Imagine a place where you meet and learn from new friends. A place where you challenge yourself and you find out just who you are. Imagine a place where children’s dreams unfold. Where laughter is heard for miles and for years…
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Gazette Business Awards

About Us
Tanager Place is proud to be named 2017 Gazette Business Excellence Award Winner in the category of Health Achievement. Tanager Place was named as 2017 Award Winner in on of the twenty-one program. “Being selected for this honor was an important achievement,” shared Okpara Rice, CEO. “Tanager Place works to…
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Program Spotlight: PIH

About Us, Education
There are many ways PIH assists families in need. An example of creative efforts occurred when one of my clients no longer had funds to pay for his day program. It was imperative that this program be a part of the child’s summer. Home from school, the program offered educational…
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