The symposium will feature a presentation by Lisa Stellinga, which is titled “Attachment in Children Within the Family and School Setting.
“We hope that the event serves as professional development for professionals and students,” School of Psychology graduate student Brittany Lewno said. “We look forward to this event each semester, and feel it is a great opportunity to grow as future professionals. We encourage other students and professionals to join us.”
Stellinga received her bachelor’s degree in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies from USD. She earned her master’s in Counseling and Human Resource Development from South Dakota State University.
She has accrued more than 28 years of experience during her career working in group home care, educational therapy, outpatient and home-based therapy, alcohol and drug treatment centers and by doing contract work.
Stellinga is currently employed at Lighting A New Way Counseling Services, located in Sioux Falls, as a licensed therapist.
Registration for the symposium will be open from 8-8:30 a.m. the day of the event and will cost $10 for students and $25 for professionals.