Pathways to Parenting

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Dee Cummings, Clinical Supervisor,

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”.

Sandra Rodgers - Office Assistant

Sandra is pivotal to the organization, assisting with scheduling and keeping everyone on-task with paperwork.  She is the first smiling face you will see when you enter the office.  







Stephanie Skidmore - 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


Emily Taunton - Case Manager

Emily received her Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration/Management from Troy University.  She enjoys the opportunity to provide direct outreach, home visitation management, and advocacy services to high-risk Mothers who have used alcohol or drugs heavily during pregnancy, and to their children, partners, or extended families when needed.  This experience has given her a deep appreciation for helping others improve their lives and helping break barriers in order to be the best version of their lives.