Behavioral Health Career Pathways – March 11-15, 2019

The Behavioral Health Camp is designed for high school students who are interested in exploring career pathways in the field of behavioral health. Must be 16 years old on or before November 8, 2018. Careers include behavioral health aides, counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers and other positions. Students will get certified in Mental Health First Aid and learn about key topics in behavioral health including abuse, neglect, wellness strategies, addiction, grief, stress, therapeutic practices, and mental health. Funded by Carl Perkins.

Please contact Karen Chin by email with questions. Her email is karen.chin@providence.org.
Warm regards,

Carrie Ziolkowski

Alaska Area Health Education Centers

3211 Providence Drive, BOC3-250
Anchorage, AK 99508
907-786-6583

KTHS Veterinary Assisting Dog Wash

It’s that time again. Saturday,  March 2nd from 9am to 1pm at KTHS in room 205. We will be having a bake sale and Cosmetology will be doing manicures for pet parents. Cats welcome. Pets must be current on their Rabies vaccine. Please bring their Rabies Certificate.
 
We are raising money for our overnight field trip to the Sealife Center and our CTSO competitive team. They are going to state the end of March. 

 

Vanessa Forbes, EdS, MSHEd,  BS-AS, LVTg
Teacher, Veterinary Assisting
King Tech High School
Career Custer Chair, Health Science
Anchorage School District

Nurse News – Tips to help sleep

A good night’s sleep is especially important because it helps improve concentration and memory formation. It allows your body to repair any cell damage that occurred during the day, and refreshes your immune system, which in turn helps to prevent disease. People who don’t sleep well are more likely to suffer from depression, attention and memory problems, excessive daytime sleepiness, and it can lead to serious health problems, including an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, weight problems, and breast cancer in women. Sleep is just as important to our physical and emotional health whether we are children or adults.

Waking up in the middle of the night is called insomnia, and it’s a common problem. Mid-sleep awakenings often occur during periods of stress. Over-the-counter sleep aids rarely offer significant or sustained help for this problem. Rest with some good sleep habits can help you catch more ZZZs and stay asleep through the night. Try some of these strategies to relieve insomnia. See attached for some sleep tips… Tips to Try if Insomnia Strikes

David Warren Cuddy Scholarship – Application Deadline March 20th

This year three graduating seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and student leadership will be the recipient of the David Warren Cuddy Scholarship Award. Candidates will have exhibited their leadership skills through their role in student government, as a yearbook editor, an athlete or in some other school wide capacity.  Sound like someone you know? For more information on qualifications and how to apply, see DAVID WARREN CUDDY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD FLYER

Junior Day – March 1st – Registration Deadline February 24th