Psychological First Aid course a training method to help recover from a disaster

VERMILLION – People caught up in disasters, like the tornadoes that devastated Moore, Okla. and Granbury, Texas this past month, require more than life-saving first aid – they need psychological first aid. First responders do heroic work saving lives but what about the stress on them and the people they … Read Article

Girard helps students with USD’s summer offerings

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Even though the University of South Dakota’s spring semester is officially over, that doesn’t mean classes have come to a stop. The 2013 On-Campus Summer School began on May 6, offering students and teachers a number of educational opportunities. “One of the strategies that students use … Read Article

AG Jackley shares encouraging words with law school grads

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net South Dakota’s attorney general has some advice for the recent graduates of the University of South Dakota School of Law: Practice, and rely on your classmates. Marty Jackley spoke to the outgoing students at the hooding ceremony, which was held in Aalfs Auditorium Friday, May 3. … Read Article