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Stacy Lookout named director of ON Counseling Center, PRT, TASC, FVP departments

Stacy Lookout serves as director over the PRT, TASC and Family Violence Prevention departments. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

Stacy Lookout is now serving as director of the Osage Nation’s Counseling Center and Primary Residential Treatment (PRT), Treatment Alternative to Street Crimes (TASC) and Family Violence Prevention departments.

According to an Osage Nation press release, Lookout’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychology from Northeastern State University and a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from Langston University. She is currently working toward a PhD in Mind Body Medicine with a specialization in Integrative Mental Health.

Lookout’s service with the Nation started in 2014 as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor for the Counseling Center.

“As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I’ve had the privilege of walking alongside clients as they become the best version of themselves,” Lookout said in a statement. “In my new role, I hope to continue the progress our team has been making. Our intention is to expand our services so we can provide assistance to anyone who is in need of our help.”

In her new role, Lookout oversees departments that provide crucial support to individuals and families during challenging times.

“Stacy Lookout is fully committed to this important work,” ON Director of Operations Casey Johnson said in the release. “We value her leadership and congratulate her on this well-deserved position.”

For information about the ON Counseling Center, Primary Residential Treatment (PRT), Treatment Alternative to Street Crimes (TASC) and Family Violence Prevention, visit online www.osagenation.-nsn.gov

-        Counseling Center: The ON Counseling Center provides comprehensive, affordable support for those needing treatment/recovery services, or family violence services. We welcome all those dealing with substance abuse or family violence victim issues by lending a helping hand to those in need. We convey hospitality and respect to all while offering informed choices to those needing our services.

-        Primary Residential Treatment (PRT): The Nation’s PRT is a drug and alcohol residential treatment program with a 60-day program for men and women suffering from substance abuse. This program was developed to encourage and prepare Native Americans for a drug and alcohol-free lifestyle.

-        Treatment Alternative to Street Crimes (TASC): The TASC program provides a safe and secure environment for healthy living. We help reduce substance abuse and promote mental health wellness, to help the whole person and our community. A community focused on wellness is beneficial to both Osages and Non-Osages.

Family Violence Prevention: To empower those seeking our services with the tools they need to rebuild their lives and become the strong individuals they were created to be; to effect social change through outreach and education in order to put an end to inter-generational violence; and to partner with state, county, and tribal court systems and law enforcement to hold perpetrators accountable for their crimes.