Perseverance Theatre opens 37th season with 'Othello'

...with PTSD -- the detachment that these soldiers had to have. I went to the VA here in Juneau, and I talked to this social worker about PTSD, and he talked about how the frontal lobe doesn't develop until 24 or 25 years old, and that controls cause...
Across the nation, a serious shortage of psychiatrists

...has enormous promise, provided that the nonpsychiatrists - whether doctors, nurse practitioners, counselors or social workers - receive specialized training."They are the boots on the ground," she said. "The general principle is to enable...
Nation and World
First of Tanzanian albino kids with missing limbs goes home

...twist.Some parents are collaborators because "they still believe their children are cursed," says Ester Rwela, a social worker who accompanies the children and translates their Swahili language.The father of 5-year-old Baraka Cosmas Lusambo...
Nation and World
Dancing on the right path

...was raised by her grandmother - and arguably also by the dance group's leaders.Dude, now a college graduate, social worker and mother of two, assumed the role Soboleff had held for two decades when she became the dance group's new leader...
Investigators at Alaska site of plane crash that killed 9 he did this big too."Another passenger who perished in the crash, 31-year-old Glenda Cambiaso, was a social worker in Montgomery County, Maryland in child welfare services. She had previously attended the University of Maryland...
As suicide conference opens, lecturers stress attention to roots of problem

...isn't predictive for individuals, but it can tell a lot about populations, making it a valuable at a large scale.Social worker Amalia Monreal spoke about trauma beyond what an individual experiences. She spoke about intergenerational trauma...
Budget deal reached

...Teachers programs, $2 million for pre-kindergarten programs, $2.5 million for Office of Children's Services social workers, $2.8 million for the senior benefits program and $5 million for the University of Alaska system.The budget...
Statewide premiere of show on palliative care to air June 8 KTOO-TV and features a presentation by Alaska palliative care doctor Linda Smith M.D., and palliative care social worker and counselor Diana Seropian LCSW. The event was sponsored by Juneau's Foundation for End of Life Care, a non-profit...
House agrees on budget

...programs; $2 million to pre-kindergarten programs; $2.5 million to hire more Office of Children's Services social workers; $2.8 million for senior benefits; $1.75 million for the Alaska Marine Highway System; $250,000 to public...
State | AK legislature
Juneau rep pulls vote on minority amendment

...offices and the overwhelming caseloads of existing social workers.In addition to the three minority members in House...months ago he would help secure funds for additional social workers. It was approved 6-5.But when the House Finance...
State | Local | AK legislature


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