Depressed Cake Shop

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September 15, 2017

319 Walnut Street – Springfield, Missouri

10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

September is Suicide Prevention month – come downtown and support the cause!  You are going to be amazed at what our local talent has created for this special event!    Stop by and enjoy a tasty treat at the venue, and be sure to pick up something special to take home to share!

Where there is cake, there is hope
 – and there is always cake!

Sponsors:Tea Bar & Bites • Hurts Donut Company • Touch Restaurant & Oyster House • The Coffee Ethic
B + B Boulangerie • Mama Jean’s Natural Market • Metropolitan Farmer
Gilardi’s Ristorante • Kim’s BBQ Shack • Sisters in Thyme • The Urban Cup

All proceeds benefit Burrell’s suicide prevention efforts.
For questions, please call 417.761.5025.

Burrell Poker Run Golf Classic

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Friday, September 29th



Fabulous Prizes for Top 4 Poker Hands! — 1st Place Trophies in 3 Flights!

18 round, four player team golf tournament with an added bonus – a poker run! Players will be provided a playing card at various par 3 and par 5 holes. Winning hands at conclusion of tournament will receive a bonus prize!


All golfers in this event will be entered to win a grand prize package that includes:

2 rooms for 2 nights at the Palace Casino in Biloxi
Dinner for 4 (up to $400) in Mignons located at the Palace Casino
Spa service for 2 (up to $200) at the spa in Palace Casino
2 rounds of Golf at the Preserve Golf Club in Biloxi

All proceeds benefit Burrell’s Child and Youth Services – providing the most vulnerable citizens of our community with the services and supports they need to overcome mental health, substance use and developmental challenges.

Past Events

EMDR Basic Training

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One fee for Entire Basic Training including Consultation. Non-profit early discount: $999

6 day – 2 weekend course. October 2, 3 and 4, 2015 and November 6, 7 and 8, 2015

Burrell Behavioral Health – Children’s Center
1300 E. Bradford Parkway – Springfield, MO
Meeting Room 1

8:30 to 4:30 daily, with one hour lunch (on your own)

Deb Kennard, MS

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. EMDR is a set of standardized protocols that incorporates elements from many different treatment approaches. To date, EMDR therapy has helped millions of people of all ages relieve many types of psychological stress.

EMDR Basic Training with Deborah Kennard meets and exceeds the EMDRIA requirements to become a certified EMDR therapist. The complete training includes ten (10) hours of consultation.


Continuing Education

Continuing education credit for this event is co-sponsored by the Center for Personal Transformation and The Institute for Continuing Education. Continuing education credit is offered as listed below. The Course offers a total of 40.00 contact hours, with full attendance required. The CE processing fee is $25.00. Application forms and other CE materials will be available on site. If you have questions regarding continuing education, the program, grievance issues, or for a listing of learning objectives, contact The Institute at:

Psychology: The Institute for Continuing Education is an organization approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Counseling: NBCC credit is not offered for this Course.

Social Work: The Institute for Continuing Education is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), though the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Provider No. 1007. Licensed social workers should contact their individual state jurisdiction to review current continuing education requirements for license renewal.
Ohio Counselor and Social Work Provider No. RCS 030001.
Florida Dept. Health, Div. SW, MFT, Counseling Provider BAP 255, expiration 03/17.

Marriage-Family Therapy: The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized as a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Sciences Provider PCE 636.

Drug-Alcohol: The Institute for Continuing Education is approved by the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) to provide continuing education for alcohol and drug abuse counselors. NAADAC Provider No. 00243.

Nursing: The Institute for Continuing Education is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the California Board of Nursing, Provider CEP 12646. Nurses are responsible for contacting their state board to determine if credit issued through an approved provider of the CA Board of Nursing is accepted by their state board.

Skill Level: Intermediate / Advanced

Instruction Methodology: Didactic, audio-visuals, demonstrations, experiential exercises, case examples, small and large group discussions.

Supported Employment and Education Services for Transition Age Youth

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FREE OF CHARGE! Click the add to bag button to register

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Burrell Behavioral Health – Children’s Center
1300 E. Bradford Parkway – Springfield, MO
Meeting Room 1

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please join us for an exciting day of learning, including:

  • The importance of TAY services for Missouri;
  • Recovery concepts and challenges;
  • Overview of the NAVIGATE Model;
  • Review of the supported employment and education principles;
  • And, much more!

David W. Lynde, MSW, LICSW
Mental Health Services Consultant and Trainer

David Lynde, MSW, is an independent consultant and trainer regarding the implementation of Evidence-Based Mental Heath Practices (EBPs). In this capacity, David works on the National Institute of Mental Health RAISE (Recovery After Initial Schizophrenia Episode) program for adults with a first episode of psychosis where he is the lead developer, consultant and trainer regarding Supported Employment and Education services at 17 sites throughout the nation. David is a Project Co-Director on a nation-wide training and consultation program for the Homeless Veteran Supported Employment Program (HVSEP) providing in the field training for all the VA Medical Centers. He is also working with several statewide and local agency implementations of EBPs.

Clarity Simmering reception

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Branson Mayor Raeanne Presley to speak at Simmering Center receptionL

Branson Mayor Raeanne Presley is the featured speaker at a public reception Oct. 2 at the Simmering Center location of Clarity Recovery, Division of Burrell, Inc., at 360 Rinehart Road, Branson.

The annual reception will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

The reception will also feature the 2014 “Recovery Gallery” images and stories of four area residents who have overcome addiction. Recovery Gallery was established in 2011 at the recovery center. Each year four individuals are chosen to have their likenesses mounted on canvas for the photographic display of short stories and “before” and “after” images. The photographer is Amber Duran, editor of The Standard campus newspaper of Missouri State University and part-time staff member at Clarity Park.

Refreshments will be served, and guided tours of the residential facility will be offered.

Persons planning to attend are asked to call 417-335-5946 by Sept. 29.

Illuminating the Darkness

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In America, someone attempts suicide once every minute, and someone completes a suicide once every 17 minutes. Throughout the world, approximately 2,000 people kill themselves each day. It’s time to start talking about it. Prevention efforts work.

The NAMI 5K Illuminating the Darkness Run will be held on August 22nd. All funds raised go toward suicide prevention efforts. Runners can register at This is a night run, with glow in the dark t-shirts, light shows, and more!

Not a runner? You can help by purchasing a $5 luminary in memory of a loved on to help light the path of the runners this year.