The best books of 2014

...Fourth of July Creek," Smith Henderson: In his first novel, set in 1980s Montana, Henderson pits a troubled social worker against a survivalist whose son he's trying to help. The result is a rich, moving novel that examines the social...
Social worker held on child porn charges

ANCHORAGE - A licensed social worker who specializes in treating children has been arrested for possessing...abused. The Anchorage Daily News reported Young is a licensed social worker for the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. Police...
AARP thanks presentation attendees

...planning, Oct. 30 at Centennial Hall. The event included presentations by attorneys Vance Sanders and Chris Walker, social worker Julie DeLong and hospice nurse Nancy Davis. The presentations were followed by a panel discussion of legal, medical...
Anchorage International Film Festival's 'Made in Alaska' category highlights work by local filmmakers

...and the possible benefits of programs such as Housing First are among the solutions probed in the film. Hebert, a social worker who currently works in the mental health unit of Barlett Regional Hospital, founded the Gold Town Nickelodeon Theatre...
Brown bag lunch seminar to focus on social work ethics

Social worker ethics is the topic of this month's presentation from the Alaska Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Angela Salerno, a social worker and NASW member, will host the session at noon on Nov. 17 at Wildflower...
Brown bag lunch seminar to be held

...presentation from the Alaska Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, Alaska Chapter. Pam Baker Williams, a social worker and clinician, will present a video and discussion on the topic at noon Oct. 20 at Wildflower Court, 2000 Salmon...
Recovery: A lesson in humility

...was still able to maintain a professional career as a social worker and was even working on a master's degree. From the...herself in jail with people she had worked with as a social worker. She was terrified. What could be viewed as the worst...
Thanks for making Adoption Day a success

...integral part of making Adoption Day a success. The Juneau Office of Children's Services would like to congratulate everyone who finalized their "forever families" in 2013. Heather Fink, LBSWRegional Adoption Specialist, Social Worker III
Perseverance Theatre's Young Company presents "The Boxcar Children" themselves. They stumble upon a boxcar, and decided to set up house. In the meantime, police, a doctor, a social worker and a grandfather search for their whereabouts. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students, and will be available...
Fellow diver, counselor testify in drowning trial

...concerned with making it through the dive rather than enjoying the dive.'' The second witness was Juneau clinical social worker Nancy Karacand, who began treating Ausec in January 1997, four months after Kirkevold's death. What she supplied...


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