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Mendenhall River students name their new wingman

...the ballot included:? Mr. Mendenhall, or Menden, for short? Soar? Chaak, which is Tlingit for eagleGuidance counselor Tristan Berkey oversaw the mascot's polling location."The kids were all following directions and taking it very seriously...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-23/mendenhall-river-students-name-their-ne
Local
Drug court: Hard cases, some success

...all point to their favorite success stories, which include gang members turned college graduate or lifelong criminal turned counselor.But for Pitts, there's no going back, he said. He looked at one of the graduation gifts given to him by Assistant U...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-20/drug-court-hard-cases-some-success
State
Lorily Brice Simons

...school drill team.Upon her graduation from college in New Mexico, she returned to Juneau where she worked as an alcohol counselor. Following the 1987 death of her mother, Virginia Brice, Lorily left Alaska to reside in Los Angeles, where she met her...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172902393
Juneau high school students learn new tactics in fight against suicide

...explained the role of the peer leaders as "agents of change" within the school."We're not asking them to be junior counselors or psychiatrists, and we're not asking them to solve all the issues of their friends," LoMurray said in an interview...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-05/juneau-high-school-students-learn-new-t
Local
Department Launches New Suicide Prevention eLearning Course

...SLA 12 required suicide awareness & prevention training, which mandates annual training for each teacher, administrator, counselor, and specialist who is employed by a district, regional educational attendance area, or department to provide services...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-24/department-launches-new-suicide-pre
Neighbors
NCADD counselor: Alcoholism affects seniors, too

Bev Mueller, a substance abuse counselor with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence in Juneau, joined the Juneau Commission on Aging at the Juneau Senior...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-16/ncadd-counselor-alcoholism-affects-seni
Local
Kasaan's West named VPSO of the year

...dozen roles a VPSO might fill, from the obvious (like law enforcement and animal control) to serving as harbormasters, counselors and oil spill responders. There are eight VPSOs on staff in Southeast Alaska, though one is currently on deployment, and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/kasaans-west-named-vpso-year
Local
Echo Ranch celebrates a 50 year anniversary

...made during their time, and of course some photos of the counselors and scenery that surrounds Echo Ranch over the years. Perhaps...Prince of Wales island, to as far north as Yakutat, kids and counselors go to Echo Ranch for the unique service of faith and traditional...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-24/echo-ranch-celebrates-50-year-anniv
Neighbors
School year starts with bulging classrooms

...recovery through a program called Plato. It is up to high school counselors to decide with students the best plan of action for credit recovery, he said."Our high school counselors are aware of the issue and are working with these students on...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-15/school-year-starts-bulging-classrooms
Local
Health care marketplace enrollment opens in November

...be challenges - but that's what people like Joan and the various other navigators, assisters and certified application counselors are there for."Lots of folks I helped last year either didn't have computer access or Internet access, or had a smartphone...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-12/health-care-marketplace-enrollment-open
Local

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