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Social worker

Marilyn Joy Callahan, American social worker. Board certified diplomate in clinical social work. Recipient Lifetime Recognition award, National Association Social Workers, 2006.


Callahan, Marilyn Joy was born on October 11, 1934 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Daughter of Douglas Q. and Anona Helen Maynard.


Bachelor, Mills College, 1955. Master of Social Work, Portland State University, 1971. Secondary teaching certified, Portland State University, 1963.


Developer, administrator educational program Oregon Women's Correctional Center, Oregon State Prison, Salem, 1966-1967. Mental health counselor Benton County Mental Health, Corvallis, Oregon, 1970-1971. Institute teacher Hillcrest School, Salem, 1975-1981.

Social worker protective services Mid- Willamette Valley Senior Services Agency, 1981-1988. Psychiatric social worker department forensics Oregon State Hospital, 1988-1993. Private practice treatment of adult male and female sexual offenders Salem, since 1987.

Private practice in care/management of elderly, 1987—2000. Developer, administrator sex offender education and relapse prevention program Oregon Adult Correctional Institution, Salem, since 2003. Panel member Surgeon General's Northwest Regional Conference on Interpersonal Violence, 1987.

Speaker in field; planner, organizer Seminar on Age Discrimination, 1985.


  • Board certified diplomate in clinical social work.


Member National Association of Social Workers (past member board directors Oregon chapter, Lifetime Recognition award Oregon chapter 2006), American Academy Forensic Sciences, Academy Certified Social Workers (licensed clinical social worker), Association for Treatment Sex Abusers.


Married Lynn J. Callahan, February 27, 1960 (deceased). Children: Barbara Callahan Baer, Susan Callahan Sewell, Jeffrey Callahan.

Douglas Q.

Anona Helen Maynard

Lynn J. Callahan

Barbara Callahan Baer Callahan

Susan Callahan Sewell Callahan

Jeffrey Callahan