The treatment team at Hillcrest Washington Youth Home is a team of qualified and well-trained and professional individuals in the field of residential care for youth.
The staff at Hillcrest includes licensed clinical social workers, masters level counselors, an educational, activities and admissions coordinator, a registered nurse and youth care workers.
Staff members receive, at a miniumum of, the following ongoing trainings: principles and practices of child care; family relationships and the impact of separation; behavior management techniques (Cornell Therapeutic Crisis Intervention); identification and reporting of child abuse; and adult and children CPR and First Aid, along with several other trainings.
Jim Ward, MS, ICADAC, CADACII, CCJP, CCDP, LCAC
Gary Barnett, MA
Treatment Services Director
Residential Services Director
Leah Hoffherr, BA
Sue Swope, BA, LSW
Ann Weedman, RN