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Published December 15 2012

Professional Development (December 15, 2012)

Therapists certified in treating Parkinsons

Stephanie Gieseke, Roger Stroh, Randy Kollman and Susan Schneider, therapists at Rehab 4 Life and At Home Therapy Services, Fargo, have been certified in the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment BIG program.

The program encourages Parkinsons disease patients to mimic or mirror a therapist through a series of large stepping or rocking movements which can help patients walk faster and improve their balance.

Park Co. Realtor earns CRS designation

Kelly Mullaney of Park Co. Realtors, Fargo, has been awarded the certified residential specialist designation by the Council of Residential Specialists.

To earn the designation, Mullaney completed advanced courses and demonstrated professional expertise in the field of residential real estate.

She has been with Park Co. since 2009.

Sherva certified as public housing specialist

Kasye Sherva, assistant manager and service coordinator with the Fargo Housing and Redevelopment Authority for New Horizons and Pioneer Manor, Fargo, has been awarded the certified specialist-public housing manager certification through the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment.

Sherva earned a bachelors degree in social work from Minnesota State University Moorhead and is a licensed social worker.

Therapists attend professional workshops

Jodi Hendrickson, a physical therapist at Pediatric Therapy Partners, Fargo, recently attended a workshop focused on neuro-development treatment theory and practice with kinesiotaping strategies to enhance alignment and functional skills in pediatrics.

Other therapists at Pediatric Therapy Partners attended a fall workshop at Prairie St. Johns, Fargo, which focused on assisting professionals in understanding the autistic brain.

Watkins certified as a marketing professional

Kaia Watkins, a direct marketing specialist with Flint Communications, Fargo, has earned the certified marketing professional designation from the Full Direct Marketing Association.

The certification course provides in-depth instruction from experts in direct, email, mobile, social and other areas of marketing. Those attending the program receive certification after passing an assessment at the end of the course.