October 19, 2021

The Wellness Centre celebrates young Caymanian’s RBT certification

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The Wellness Centre celebrates young Caymanian’s RBT certification Another young Caymanian student has become a Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT) after passing the international Behavior Analyst Certification Board’s external examination, following a five-month training programme through The Wellness Centre. Daniella Ebanks, the 4th Caymanian to gain the RBT qualification through The Wellness Centre training programme, said, […]

America has 323 million credit cards — enough for every person in the US

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By Michael Douglass, The Motley Fool From Business Insider We all know how dangerous credit cards can be. They lure you in with seductive offers, and then — if you’re not careful — you can get hooked, and end up in a spiral of debt. It gets scarier when people have multiple credit cards that […]

Cayman Islands: Caymanians making a difference at The Wellness Centre through ABA therapy

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The Wellness Centre has been providing psychological, behavioural and mental health services since 2004, and for the past six years has offered specialized services for children with autism. In 2010 The Wellness Centre hired Sloane Pharr, a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst from the USA to develop their ABA programme. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is an […]

When a kleptocrat comes calling: Global money laundering and the ABA

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By Michael D. Goldhaber, From The American Lawyer A prospective client walks into your office and tells you the following story in a bad German accent. He works for a West African mining minister who makes the salary of a teacher, but has amassed a fortune by collecting “facilitation payments” from mostly Canadian multinationals in […]

Treatment of ex-mormons and gays spurs complaint against BYU

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By Karen Sloan, From The National Law Journal Brigham Young University has been hit with a complaint claiming that the law school’s expulsion of ex-Mormons violates the American Bar Association’s nondiscrimination rules. A group of university alumni called FreeBYU filed the complaint with the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar against Brigham […]

Black lawyer nominated as ABA president

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life News The American Bar Association (ABA) has nominated a black lawyer as the first woman of color to be its president. Paulette Brown, a labor and employment law partner and chief diversity officer with the Morristown, N.J., office of Edwards Wildman Palmer, was nominated as the ABA’s president-elect […]