Social Work Day at the Capitol 2016

  
Record turnout today!!!! #SWDAC2016

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MAY is MENTAL HEALTH MONTH EVENT!!

5 FREE CEU’s for MAY is MENTAL HEALTH MONTH Event MAY 11th

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/may-11th-event-mental-health-month-free-ceus-kenneth-turck-msw-lgsw

DirtGroup Flyer Final

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#MSSA2016 Minneapolis HiltonĀ 

Come see us at #MSSA2016 at the Minneapolis Hilton!! Kenny will be presenting on Friday afternoon on DIRT GROUP !!  

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www.dirtgroupglobal.com

Checkout Kenny’s webcast from earlier today at www.dirtgroupglobal.com

Must watch on computer, flash required

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10 Things The Adult Child Of An Addict Wants You To Know

10 Things The Adult Child Of An Addict Wants You To Know – http://huff.to/1EhjEPC

Sent to me by a former client, may we all be more mindful of other’s personal struggles, battles, traumas. Let us be more thoughtful, understanding, reasonable, compassionate, kind, and sincere.

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Duluth students make a difference

Check out @NAMIMinnesota’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/NAMIMinnesota/status/644122589045108736?s=09

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Seeds

http://maryturck.wordpress.com/2015/01/06/seed-dreams-in-the-dead-of-winter/

From my big sis

I am hoping to sponsor a neighborhood garden this summer and will teach them how to harvest seeds from heirloom varieties. We will also be doing a cooking show webcast to help people learn what they can do with their produce including food preservstion. We were in Germany a few years ago and learned about solar dehydrators and want to try to build one this spring as well as a smoker made of stones like my mom had growing up on her family farm just south of Cold Spring, Minnesota.
I too, have been dreaming of planting season and getting excited about teaching people how to grow their own food and all the benefits that go along with it.
Watch for upcoming webcast and archived webcasts at:
http://www.dirtgrouptv.com
Kenny

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How The Effects Of Trauma Can Be Passed Down From One Generation To The Next

How The Effects Of Trauma Can Be Passed Down From One Generation To The Next – http://huff.to/1tbiuKi

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HARVEST SEASON–Tangible Results, Preparation for Life, The BIG Ripple Effect, Pride & Ownership, and Social Inclusion/Belonging

2014 HARVEST COLLAGE

2014 HARVEST COLLAGE

HARVEST SEASON IS HERE!!! Yesterday DIRT GROUP participants felt great PRIDE & OWNERSHIP as they harvested some TANGIBLE RESULTS from learning, practicing, and mastering important social skills this past growing season! Kids were enjoying eating fresh tomatoes and green beans right out of the garden yesterday as well and have enjoyed sharing these TANGIBLE RESULTS with their families over the course of the summer (BIG RIPPLE EFFECT). Participation in DIRT GROUP provided them an opportunity for hands on learning (Experiential Learning Theory) and by observing their peers and therapists (Social Learning Theory). This rich, experiential skills training opportunity (Symbolic Interactionism) helped them increase their social competencies (PREPARATION FOR LIFE, TANGIBLE RESULTS) and also fostered an opportunity for SOCIAL INCLUSION/BELONGING…fitting in, being part of something bigger than themselves!!! (DIRT GROUP, How participation in experiential gardening groups influences social skill development in at-risk youth. Turck, 2012)
For more information about the DIRT GROUP methodology, process, curriculum, etc. Please contact Kenny Turck at info@crowriverfamilyservices.com or by calling (320) 593-0526

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DIRT GROUP – Growing to Learn, Learning to Grow

DIRT GROUP is an experiential social skills training group created by Kenny Turck. DIRT GROUP is based in the context of a gardening/farming project for at-risk youth experiencing significant social impairments as a direct result of a mental health disorder.

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