Sally A. Caldwell, MEd, LPC, MAC.
Behavioral Health, Clinician
Licensed Professional Counselor (State of Alaska), Chemical Dependency Counselor I (State of Alaska), State of Alaska-certified fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) trainer and State of Alaska-certified SOAR (Senior Outreach, Assessment and Referral) project case manager.
Sally earned a Masters of Education degree in guidance and counseling from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, where she completed internships in school counseling, mental health inpatient treatment for youth and in trauma-informed therapy with child victims of sexual abuse. Sally also has completed internships in adolescent inpatient alcohol and in drug rehabilitation treatment for women with children. She did graduate study in special education with a specialty in learning disabilities and emotional disturbance exceptionalities. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in professional writing from the University of Oklahoma in Norman.
Awards & Honors
Sally was the first recipient of the Strength Through Diversity scholarship from the Fairbanks North-Star Borough School District for her advocacy in addressing the issues of racial prejudice and descrimination in the school system. She was a nominee for The Arc Distinguished Research Award for her work with FASD, and she is a published author who has written on topics related to FASD (including a chapter in the book, "Fantastic Antone Succeeds").
Sally specializes in mental health and substance abuse counseling and she provides case management services at the SEARHC Front Street Clinic in Juneau. She also works with clients with FASD and provides in trauma-informed therapy for child and adolescent victims of sexual abuse. She is a professional member of the American Mental Health Counselors Association. Sally also enjoys being a community volunteer, and she provides coordination and support for a cadre of children's class teachers, junior youth empowerment group facilitators and human development program tutors.