Pathways to Parenting

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Dee Cummings - Clinical Director

Dee has her Bachelor's of Science in Psychology and is currently attending Graduate school, completing her Masters in Mental Health Counseling. Dee has designed and provided a unique parent instruction/coaching model that has proven successful in engaging parents that do not respond to traditional styles of group parenting classes.  Dee works closely with the parent(s) understanding the unique needs of the particular family and focusing on the strengths in an effort to enhance the existing strengths while working on the areas needing greater development.  She provides behavioral supports for youth and offers counseling services for youth and parents.  Dee provides Case Management supervision for the Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP) in Chelan County.


Dee created a survey of the child’s experience of foster care, currently in use by the State of Illinois CASA program, Teen Gender Identity/Sexual Identity Issues and the Family Dynamic training, and self-published a book “Parenting and the Challenging Adolescent”.

Mahhii Cummings - Office Assistant

Mahhii is a recent high school graduate and is looking to one day own her business.

She is the glue that keeps the programs running, providing organizational support and ensuring that we have the tools that we need to keep things flowing

Stephanie Skidmore - PCAP Lead Case Manager

Stephanie has her Bachelor's of Science degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Management.  Since working in the Social Services field Stephanie says that she has decided that this is what she wants to do.  Stephanie looks forward to make a difference in the lives of Mothers and children and helping remove the stigma of addiction and supporting families as they journey to wholeness



Crystal Morrell - PCAP Case Manager

Crystal has her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and is currently working on her Master’s in Professional Counseling with an emphasis in Child and Adolescent Disorders. With years of experience in the medical field her focus is to educate others on mental health and to create an understanding on how to develop and maintain a healthy and happy environment. With the ultimate focus of becoming a Life Coach for youth.

It is her goal to advocate for mothers and their children and support them in their journey to becoming a strong family unit.


Chrisy Mitchell - Assistant Director

Pathways to Learning - GRADS (Graduation, Reality & Dual Roles Services)

Chrisy has  her Associates of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education and Chemical Dependency.  Chrisy is passionate about our youth and has a drive to help them to succeed.  Chrisy works closely with Westside High School in Wenatchee in implementing this program and guaranteeing its success and sustainability.


Jennifer Dosch - Volunteer

Jennifer is completing her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Dependency.  Jennifer often provides emotional support for our staff, as well as creating and presenting activities for the clients.  She has helped create some of the structural forms for the agency and is always there when we need her.  Jennifer's goal is to provide counseling, guidance, and supportive services for those recovering from chemical addiction.  She is also a speaker for our CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocacy) program, enlightening those in training to what it means to be in recovery and successfully completing the dependency process. We are truly blessed to have Jennifer as a part of our Team.