• 40012 Clinical Interventions in Substance Use Disorders
  • 44501 Clinical Research: Using Evidence in Clinical Decision Making

Job Experience

  • Director of Substance Use Treatment Programs at Thresholds
  • Co-Owner/Founder of Roots Counseling & Training Solutions, Co.
  • Midwest Harm Reduction Institute
  • Chicago House & Social Service Agency

Fields of Special Interest

  • Trauma & Trauma-Informed Care
  • Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Harm Reduction
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Gender Responsive & Trans/GNC Affirming Treatment
  • LGBTQ Responsive Treatment
  • Family-Based Treatment
  • Intersectionality
  • Cultural Humility
  • Prison Industrial Complex
  • Homelessness
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Leadership

Publications or Presentations

  • “Harm and Risk Reduction Counseling at the Crossroads of Intimate Partner Violence, Substance Use, & Sex” Midwest Harm Reduction Institute’s 2015 Conference

  • “Working Together: Housing & Treatment for People with Co-Occurring Disorders” Midwest Harm Reduction Institute’s 2015 Symposium

  • “PATHway (Providing Alternative Transitions to Housing): Peer-Led Housing Placement Services for Highly Vulnerable Homeless Populations” Housing First Partners’ 2014 Conference

  • “Supporting Staff in a Harm Reduction Setting” Midwest Harm Reduction Institute Annual 2014 Conference

  • “Harm Reduction & Cultural Humility: An Integrated Framework” Midwest Harm Reduction Institute’s 2013 Conference





Callie Freitag, AM '15

Callie Freitag, AM '15

“I choose SSA because I wanted a school that would not only give me a theoretical framework for policy analysis but also put me face-to-face with the people I want to serve.”