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Training in juvenile sexual risk assessment just completed

Posted in Events, General, Trainings

LaSalle School is a leader in programs and services for youth and families in crisis offering a variety of programs designed to meet their needs including specialized residential placement, day service education, and alternative to detention services. The Counseling Center at LaSalle is an OMH and OASAS licensed outpatient behavioral health clinic located at LaSalle School, and currently implementing ACE treatment practices with youth and families. LaSalle is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA), and affiliated with the…

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Trauma keynote planned for Lasallian research symposium

Posted in ACEs Trauma and Response, Brain Science Awareness, Events, General

When the 5th International Symposium on Lasallian Research convenes on the Twin Cities Campus at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota on September 25th, 2016, northeastern researchers with specialties in criminal justice will present a keynote address. Camela M. Steinke, Ph.D, LaSalle Albany’s program assessment and effectiveness research specialist since 2012 has research interests including evidence based practice, trauma informed care, and the linkages between client characteristics, treatment interventions, and outcomes for youth in treatment. She actively presents…

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Youth Police Initiative: Building a bridge of understanding

Posted in Events, General, In The News

On Thursday evening, August 11th, LaSalle Albany hosted a program and dinner to congratulate all associated with completing a five-day Youth Police Initiative (YPI)  session held at the agency. “It was wonderful to see kids, police offices and families working together to improve their ability to work together and as a result, take important steps to improve our community,” remarked LaSalle Executive Director Bill Wolff, who emceed the event. The theme of for this YPI session – Building…

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Evangelist story: Hanner Center aids in helping boys

Posted in Brain Science Awareness, Events, General, In The News

In June 2016, Katie Lamanna, a staff writer for The Evangelist (newspaper for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany) came to LaSalle School to tour the campus and interview staff for a story focusing on what happens at LaSalle’s facilities to help troubled youth. The reopening of the agency’s newly renovated multi-purpose trauma training center – The George E. Hanner for Excellence and Lasallian Mission – was the backdrop for the story which was featured in the newspaper’s June…

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Friends & Donors Day

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Friends and donors integral to the successful achievement of the agency’s ‘160 for the 160th Anniversary 2:1 Match Campaign’ will gather on October 16th at an event to be held at the Century House, 997 New Loudon Road in Latham, NY. Details are pending. For more information, contact LaSalle’s Office of Communications and Development.

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160th Birthday Staff and Student Celebration!

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LaSalle School, Albany will celebrate the opening of its doors at a 160th birthday bash celebration on September 19th beginning at noon. Activities will include a field day, music and activities with special attention to recognizing our Lasallian heritage. Further details are pending. For more information, contact LaSalle’s Office of Communications and Development.

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2014 Field Day

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At this year’s Annual Field Day, it was all about LaSalle’s kids and reinforcing positive behavior. Once again this year, LaSalle’s PBIS committee (short for positive behavioral intervention supports) took the lead to organize and coordinate activities designed to promote good behavior, healthy attitudes, and fun for all.

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ACE Presentations at the NYSATSA Conference

Posted in Brain Science Awareness, Events

Eight LaSalle clinicians presented on ACEs (short for adverse childhood experiences), neuroscience, and sexual violence prevention at the 19th Annual conference of the NYS Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (NYSATSA / NYSASOSP) held in Albany, NY. At the same time, staff were in San Francisco, CA presenting at the 58th annual conference of American Association of Children’s Residential Centers (AACRC) on data driven program and strategies.

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2014 Future City Competition

Posted in Academic Competition, Learning, Events

LaSalle’s entry in the 2014 Future City competition – named OASIS – won kudos from judges the Excellence in the Design of a City, and Most innovative Use of Green Space for a Community. The fictional LaSalle city incorporated climate controlled, wind turbine, and electronics into a southwestern desert city. This year’s January contest was held at Proctor’s in Schenectady, NY.

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