Full Name
Craig Ward
Job Title
Behavioral Health Director
Marimn Health Center, Coeur d'Alene Tribe
Speaker Bio
Craig is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 23 years of clinical practice, including 15 years providing services to Alaska Native and American Indian populations. He has been the Behavioral Health Director at Marimn Health since July, 2019. Prior to this position, he was the Behavioral Health Director for Ketchikan Indian Community in Ketchikan, Alaska. He is familiar with Southeast Alaska Native traditions and culture and served as the Chair of the Alaska Native Health Board’s Tribal Behavioral Health Directors committee. He has advocated for Tribes on behavioral health issues with the States of Alaska and Idaho, and with the United States Government Health and Human Services and Indian Health Services. He loves working for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and learning about the Traditions and Culture of our people. Craig is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Idaho and Alaska. He has a passion for helping families overcome addiction and mental illness problems that negatively affect their quality of life. He is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
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