Heather is a pioneer in the human service and behavioral health fields. She has provided leadership in a wide variety of settings including psychiatric, residential and community-based settings as an administrator, clinician and trainer. Heather maintained a strength based, trauma informed perspective long before these approaches became mainstream in the profession. She has developed a variety of creative and influential programs for high risk youth, many have become nationally based norms. Always on the cutting edge, Heather can move organizations forward and is an expert in organizational and individual resilience. She has demonstrated expertise in all aspects of an organization from business development, creative clinical programming, workforce training and management. She has been a leader in System of Care development in both the public and private sectors.
Clinically, Heather has expertise working with high risk children and youth with attachment issues, who demonstrate harm to themselves and others, complex and chronic trauma experiences, severe acting out and depression. She is particularly skilled working with the families of these children and youth to facilitate healing within the family system utilizing non-traditional, strength and evidence-based modalities. The goal is always to teach the skills necessary to assist all family members to build resilience to lead full and productive lives.
Heather has expertise in providing clinical consultation, supervision towards professional licensure and helping professionals experiencing compassion fatigue.
Hope Stonerook, MBA, MSW
Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
Hope has a demonstrated ability to deliver mission critical results in a dynamic, fast paced and complex environment. She has extensive experience in analyzing data to revise, enhance or create new programming to meet the needs of some of the most vulnerable populations to include at-risk youth, the elderly and the chronically homeless. Hope has extensive grant writing experience for both state and federal grants.
Hope has experience and expertise in working with a variety of teams and groups to identify issues and challenges, develop creative solutions and implement these solutions to promote positive and collaborative outcomes. She has provided facilitation for many groups as well as several boards to develop long range strategic plans. Hope has provided training on topics such as communication, performance management, documentation, and on technical topics in government programs such as the appeal process, case investigations and workflow analysis.
Hope has over a decade of experience in providing oversight to multi-million-dollar budgets. She has extensive experience in developing performance measurements to evaluate program outcomes to determine program viability and effectiveness. She has a keen awareness and the ability to interpret mandates and policy on the local, state and federal levels.
Hope has spent many years supporting the non-profit community by serving on a variety of boards representing a wide spectrum of programming and serving a diverse group of individuals and families.