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Formerly St. Louis Center for Family Development

STLCFD Co-Founder Ryan Lindsay featured in St. Louis Magazine

In the March 2015 issue of St. Louis Magazine Family Edition, Sparlin Mental Health (formerly STLCFD)’s co-founder, Ryan Lindsay, was interviewed about Emotion Dysregulation and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Read an engaging account of a young adult client’s battle with emotions and the steps she took to enhance her quality of life. Read “When Emotions Turn … Continued

STLCFD Practicum Student Receives National Scholarship

Heidi Tobe, Brown School of Social Work Second-Year Practicum student was recently selected to be a winner of the 2013-2014 Promising Futures Scholarship. Heidi was one of 12 winners chosen amongst over 400 national applicants in 33 states and 81 schools. Winners were selected based on strong clinical skills and commitment to clinical social work. … Continued

STLCFD COO Named in Top 10 Social Workers by Today Magazine

STLCFD COO, Ryan Lindsay, was recently named a Top 10 Social Worker by Social Work Today magazine. Awardees are nominated by their peers for their dedication to the industry. To see the full article, please reference the link below:  

UPCOMING TRAINING: Motivational Interviewing in Healthcare Settings

Motivational Interviewing in Healthcare Settings Are you struggling with how to best help your clients increase their motivation to make needed changes in their lives? Motivational Interviewing is an evidenced-based approach of interacting with clients in such a way that it increases their likelihood of changing. Motivational Interviewing is a must have in your provider … Continued

Legislative Forum on Early Childhood Issues

Nancy Spargo, Public Awareness & Advocacy Chair of the Regional Early Childhood Center and STLCFD CEO hosted a legislative forum focusing on Missouri state budget issues and their impact on early childhood programs on January 24, 2014 at the Engineers’ Club. Appearing were State Sen. Eric Schmitt (R-Glendale), Rep. Sue Allen (R-Town & Country) and … Continued

Five-Star Workplace: The Sparlin Mental Health

Published in St. Louis Small Business Monthly November 2013 by Julia Paulus Oglivie In their daily work, Nancy Spargo, Ryan Lindsay and the employees of the Sparlin Mental Health support the community by providing trauma-informed mental health services to underserved populations. “We want to knock down barriers to access, partner with other organizations and provide … Continued

STLCFD Gains Recognition for Intern Program

The Sparlin Mental Health was recently highlighted program partner with the Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory High School Intern Leadership Program in the St. Louis American. The Intern Leadership program, also referred to as “ILP” is a six-year program that assists talented African American youth transition from academics to the workplace after college graduation. Their mission … Continued

STLCFD Teams up with Neighborhood Houses

STLCFD and Neighborhood Houses has teamed up to provide Mental Health Screening, Assessment, and Treatment to Mother’s who have children participating in their early childhood education programs. READ MORE