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Counseling Services

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) counseling is provided for individuals with FASD and their families to provide hope through education, screening, diagnosing, and making recommendations for effective interventions and treatment.

The Juneau FASD Diagnostic Clinic meets once a month at SEARHC Behavioral Health to diagnose individuals for FASD. The clinic’s interdisciplinary team consists of physicians, psychologists, parent navigators, speech and language specialists, a nurse, physical therapist and a clinic coordinator.

Preserving Native Families (PNF)

The Preserving Native Families (PNF) program provides intensive in-home, preventative services to tribal citizens whose children are at risk for out-of-home placement. The following types of services are provided:

  • Early intervention/preventative family services;
  • In-home services (parenting education, transportation, supervised visitations);
  • Support and referral services;
  • Coordinated case management;
  • Parenting classes and groups;
  • Education/support groups; and
  • Facilitation of family meetings.

Treatment services provided are unique, distinctive and original, integrating Western therapeutic techniques with Native American Spiritual healing practices and Southeast Traditional Tribal Values.

A variety of counseling approaches are utilized such as: play therapy, loss and grief therapy, group therapy, traumatic stress therapy, developmental therapy and collaborative family therapy.

Please review the Preserving Native Families section under Family Services in Tlingit & Haida's Program Profiles booklet for application process and eligibility requirements. The booklet may be accessed by clicking here.

For more information on PNF counseling services, please contact TFYS:
Toll Free: 1.800.344.1432 ext. 7169 | 907.463.7169 | Fax: 907.885.0032

Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation (TVR)

Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation (TVR), in partnership with the State of Alaska (SOA), Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), jointly serves eligible applicants with disabilities in Southeast Alaska. Its mission is to assist individuals with disabilities to obtain and maintain employment.

TVR empowers eligible applicants with disabilities to become self-sufficient and independent. TVR counselors provide the following services:

  • Guidance for clients needing help through the vocational rehabilitation process for training.
  • Referrals to appropriate employment agencies to ensure they find the best job that suits their skills, abilities, and strengths.
  • Counseling when client needs moral support, or needs someone to talk to regarding basic needs, schooling or issues surrounding alcohol and drugs. TVR will provide referrals to professionals when necessary.

Please review the Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation section under Client Services in Tlingit & Haida's Program Profiles booklet for eligibility requirements. The booklet may be accessed by clicking here.

For more information, please contact 477 Division | Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation:
Toll Free: 1.800.344.1432 ext. 7326 | Local: 907.463.7326 | Fax: 877.560.3927

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