Kalen Ault earned her BASW (2007) and MSW (2008) degrees from Eastern Washington University. Most of her social work practice has focused on supporting people over 60 and people with disabilities to access services and live in the community. She has worked for senior centers in Spokane, WA, Dublin, Ireland, and Grand Forks, ND. Kalen has served as a field instructor for several students, and she joined the Social Work Department’s Field Education team in the 2016-2017 academic year. She also began teaching Human Behavior and the Social Environment for distance students and has continued to do so from a distance from western Pennsylvania.