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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
Local
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
JSD's response to high school hazing assaults raises questions

...effective to send a strong message that serious hazing will result in removal from your team for the entire season than to have a counselor work with teams or groups in which it has occurred.The reaction of the JDHS football coach reflects the attitude that no...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-09/jsds-response-high-school-hazing-assa
Opinion
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
Empire Editorial: We can fix Juneau's homeless problems

...discourages) drinking? The space could offer supervision and counselors to help intoxicated and addicted people get the assistance...police occasionally came to help him, as did substance-abuse counselors. In 10 years, Nevada's taxpayers spent more than $1 million...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-23/empire-editorial-we-can-fix-juneaus-h
Opinion
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

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