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Goodbye, Class of 2002

...settle in your life and accept less than you want." Three Juneau police officers, a Ketchikan firefighter and a Juneau psychologist met Mack when they visited New York in October to help emergency personnel cope with the Sept. 11 tragedy. Mack...
In the face of death

...firefighters deal with trauma. A number of factors will determine the extent of the trauma, said Elaine Schroeder, a Juneau psychologist. Spectators who were closer to the scene of the accident or who knew Selby might be particularly distressed...
Psychologist targets Juneau's dropout rate

...less likely to drop out if classes are structured to allow all students to have immediate success, says a retired Juneau psychologist. John Jensen has scheduled two public discussions this month about the high school dropout problem. The meetings...
Juneau psychologist writes book on teaching

John Jensen says students need to practice learning, just as basketball players practice their shots. And the best way is to explain what you know to someone else.
Juneau cops help officers at Ground Zero

...devastation and anguish at ground zero. The police officers were joined by Ketchikan firefighter Dave Hull and Juneau psychologist Destiny Sargeant. The five Southeast Alaskans spent several days at the 17 acres of steaming, smoking rubble...
Abbott's cry for help

...seen as an act of domestic violence, but such decisions are left up to a judge's discretion. Kiernan, the Juneau psychologist, said Abbott's letters were a clear signal that something needed to be done on a medical level. "Based on...
My turn: Repetition that deepens learning be bored and would rather take pride in a body of mastered knowledge can strike the spark. John Jensen is a Juneau psychologist, former Juneau Assembly member and author. He can be reached at


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