Ketchikan woman to start Ms. Wheelchair Alaska pageant next year

...hearing the stories of the women participating.The woman crowned Ms. Wheelchair America 2016 is Alette Coble-Temple, a psychologist who represented California and advocates for the rights of those who use wheelchairs to adopt. She has cerebral palsy...
Arrest made in case of slain Mexican journalist, 4 women

...his time in Veracruz, he didn't go to a federal agency set up in Mexico City to help journalists under threat.He saw a psychologist to help control his fear and anxiety.After only about a week in Mexico City, Espinosa already missed Xalapa and talked...
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My Turn: The importance of Housing First

Very few people have ever heard of Sam Tsemberis. Born in Greece and raised in Canada, as a clinical psychologist he found himself in New York City in the early 1990's doing outreach work for the mentally ill. He began studying the plight...
Court orders review of video testimony in sex abuse case

...Augustine's trial lawyer presented a report by a forensic psychologist, Dr. John C. Yuille, who said Howell's interviews were...defense attorney, judges said, or criticism by the forensic psychologist. He said the defense attorney could cross-examine the...
My Turn: Medicaid is overburdened with fraud

...providing Medicaid services - it can be levied on all private providers' gross income.Are you a private nurse practitioner, psychologist or therapist? You'll be upping your fees by at least 6 percent next year to cover your new 6 percent gross income tax...
Runners find 26-plus miles of fun

...his 1,501st marathon."That is almost 40,000 miles," Macon said.Macon was asked why."The world's greatest psychologist asked the same question of Adolph Hitler," Macon said. "I don't know. It is so great to be outside. It is so great...
My Turn: Killing government with demands of efficiency

...giant industrial machine. Power definitely drives efficiency. But in his book, "Kinds of Power," the late archetypal psychologist James Hillman argued "power requires efficiency to maintain itself. You cannot stay on top of conditions if your mode of...
My Turn: Widespread abuse stems from attitude

...criminal sexual misconduct is more prevalent in the military than in the civilian world. "It's not about the sex," VA psychologist James Asbrand told GQ, a monthly men's magazine. "It's about power and control." He offered that assessment while...
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...SB39No more tax credits for film or TV productions. SB40This is the supplemental appropriations budget. SB41Licensed psychologists have to have their fingerprints taken and undergo a criminal background check to get a license. SB42If fishing is limited...
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State board adopts new regulations for educator evaluations

...regulations regarding school districts' evaluations of teachers, administrators and special service providers such as school psychologists.Under the regulations, districts will evaluate whether a teacher is exemplary, proficient, basic or unsatisfactory...


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