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NFL got it wrong, Peterson should play

...Peterson spend hours meeting with the NFL's hand-picked counselors to tell him the obvious: "Don't beat your kids, Adrian...want to whip small kids with switches, lying to Goodell's counselors in a few therapy sessions isn't going to matter.I don't...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-16/nfl-got-it-wrong-peterson-should-play
Sports
Slam dunk against bullying and drugs

...Drug and Alcohol Free" and "Anti-Bullying" curriculums set to be implemented in January by Mendenhall River counselor Tristan Berkey.? Contact reporter Stephanie Shor at stephanie.shor@juneauempire.com or at 523-2279.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-16/slam-dunk-against-bullying-and-drugs
Local
Students take charge of learning, anti-bullying

...school right now without AVID," student Ryan Hartsock said.Hartsock said he particularly valued the tutoring session with counselors twice a week on anything that was unclear in class. This, along with a "Cornell Notes" tool, which helps students to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-17/students-take-charge-learning-anti-bull
Local
Grief, Loss & the Holidays program held today

...today at the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, located at 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road. Guest speaker Jamie McLean, a counselor in private practice, will offer suggestions for coping with the holiday season and for creating new traditions that honor...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-12/grief-loss-holidays-program-held-today
Local
Healthy habits or burning freedoms?

...advocate Michael Patterson, known as the Ghostwalker, was present at the event with longtime friend and smoking cessation counselor Rowena Reeves, who helped him quit cigarettes for good."Every week, there was a little grin ... it was like watching...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/healthy-habits-or-burning-freedoms
Local
Three Juneau athletes earn nominations

...Wendy's High School Heisman Program, students can nominate themselves or be recommended by principals, teachers, guidance counselors and coaches, and can advance during extensive judging processes conducted at both state and national levels.One Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-05/three-juneau-athletes-earn-nominations
Sports
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
First time for a third party

...viable alternative."Before joining the Constitution party, Myers, a Haines-based mental health and substance abuse counselor, was a member of the Alaskan Independence Party. Before that, he was a member of the Libertarian party and the Republican...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-02/first-time-third-party
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
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
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