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Chapter of the Year'


Interlakes was selected as SDCA's Chapter of the Year for 2015-2016!

The purpose of a local chapters is to provide programming at the local level for members and the public. These groups usually meet on a monthly or bi-monthly basis from September through May.

Upcoming Events

Interlakes Hayride & Pumpkin Patch at Sanderson Gardens, Brookings SD

$5 per attendee. Monday, October 23rd

Recent Events

Interlakes 2017 Social and Trivia Night- Wooden Legs Brewery, Brookings, SD.

September 19, 2017

Interlakes Opening Meeting August 2017 and Cake for Birthday Celebration

August 28, 2017.

Summer CE Presentation: Family Systems Therapy

July 15 th 2017.

Happy Holidays from Interlakes

Looking forward to seeing everyone at the SDCA conference!

Interlakes Chapter Meeting at Choco Latte in Brookings on Feb. 26

Strike Out Suicide

Strike Out Suicide

Prairie Lanes Bowling Alley

April 27, 2015
9pm - 12am

Learn More

Miracle On Main

"Miracle on Main"

Brookings Arts Council
Festival of Trees

November 25-January 2, 2015
Interlakes chapter of SDCA will be decorating a tree with the theme "Miracles Happen Within" Decorating scheduled for Saturday, November 21, 2015 12:00pm at Brookings Arts Council, 524 4th Street, Brookings, SD.

Project Joy Event

Project Joy

Festival of Lights
Festival of Lights

Brookings Festival of Lights Parade

December 3, 2015
7:00pm-8:00pm Downtown Brookings, SD

Keeping with the Interlakes Chapter tree theme, "Miracles Happen Within", The Interlakes Chapter will be decorating a small trailer for the parade. Idea/decorating session will occur on Wed, Dec 2, 2015. Time and place TBA.


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

CHRD Distinguished Lecture
November 12, 2015~ What Clinicians Need to Know
November 13, 2015 ~Talk Saves Lives
Doreen Marshall, Ph.D. Presenting

Great American Smokeout

Great American Smoke Out 5K

Thursday, November 19, 2015
3:30-6:00pm, SDSU Wellness Center

FREE EVENT (with free smoke-out shirt)
The Interlakes Chapter supports heathing living so therefore the challenge goes out to all Interlakes members to participate in this free event sponsored by the SDSU Wellness Center. NOT everyone that participates needs to "run" (I am personally walking). We will be supporting the Great American Smoke Out with a sign stating, "Interlakes Chapter of SDCA promotes HealthyLiving- The Great American Smoke Out". Registration is at 3:30pm the day of the event. For more information, visit the Brookings Chamber of Commerce.

Hobo Days Parade

2016 SDSU Hobo Day Parade

October 24, 2015, 9:30am
Orthopedic Institute
Interlake members encouraged to walk in parade route alongside Red Cross entry
promoting SDCA and Interlakes as a community resource


Red Cross Prepare-A-Thon and Fun Walk/Run

September 19, 2015, 8am-2pm
Larson Park, Brookings, SD
Learn More about the event.

Trauma, Attachment, and Play Therapy

Trauma, Attachment, and Play Therapy

September 25, 2015, 8:30am-4:30pm
Orthopedic Institute
810 E. 23rd Street, Sioux Falls, SD

National Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor presenter Juliet Fortino, MC, LPC
Approved for 6 CEU APT
Call 605-271-1348 to or sdplaytherapy@gmail.com

Kick Off

The Interlakes Chapter ""Kick Off" to the Upcoming Year: We met on September 13, 2015 at Wooden Legs in Brookings.

2017-2018 Interlakes Chapter Board

Gabriel Hertler
Monica Jorgenson
Monica Jorgenson
Past President
Carrie Schwing
Carrie Schwing


2016 Fiscal Report
April Meeting Minutes - 2015
Fall Newsletter - 2015
Fall Newsletter - 2014
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Contact Information

Gabriel Hertler: gabriel.hertler@sdstate.edu