This is a  staff list for Excelsior Youth Center in Spokane, WA

(we are working to acquire the complete records for ALL years)

 

We advise current and/or former staff to report any abuses you may have witnessed while working at Excelsior Youth Center.  For information on your rights and how to take action, visit www.heal-online.org/blowthewhistle.htm.  If you were fired or forced to resign because you opposed any illegal and/or unethical practices at Excelsior Youth Center, you have the right to take action. 

 

If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Excelsior Youth Center, please contact info@heal-online.org if you remember the long-term employees and from which years.  This will help!   Also, if you recognize any of these staff as having worked at another program, please send in any information about their past or present employment at other facilities and/or cults.

 

 

Please don’t place your loved one in Excelsior Youth Center and rescue them if they are there now. 

 

Name

Unit/Position

Additional Information
Amy Fager Admissions/Referrals Fager holds Counseling Agency Affiliated Registration in WA.  Amy's license # is CG60172594 and you can file complaints against Fager here: http://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/FileComplaintAboutProviderorFacility  Fager holds no other mental health nor medical licenses in WA.  Source: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/providercredentialsearch/SearchCriteria.aspx
Doris Brown Board member HEAL requires Brown's full name (including middle name) and/or license type and number to verify whether Brown holds any professional licenses in WA.
Dennis Hession Board member Hession is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in WA.  Source: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/providercredentialsearch/SearchCriteria.aspx
Richard B. White Board member White is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in WA.  Source: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/providercredentialsearch/SearchCriteria.aspx
Jack Bury Board member Bury is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in WA.  Source: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/providercredentialsearch/SearchCriteria.aspx
Toby Hatley Board member Hatley is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in WA.  Source: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/providercredentialsearch/SearchCriteria.aspx
Rebecca Greene Board member Greene is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in WA.  Source: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/providercredentialsearch/SearchCriteria.aspx
Anthony Anderman Board member Anderman is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in WA.  Source: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/providercredentialsearch/SearchCriteria.aspx
Caryl Harper Billing HEAL does not perform staff license checks on office, maintenance, nor food service staff unless they have direct contact and authority over clients.
Bryan Stanfill Clinical Supervisor Bryan E. Stanfill ( may be a different person) is a certified sex offender treatment provider and mental health counselor in WA.  His license #s are: LH00008767 and FC00000204.  You can file complaints against this provider at http://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/FileComplaintAboutProviderorFacility.
Marilyn Pitini Day Services Marilyn B. Pitini (may be a different person) is a licensed mental health counselor in WA.  Pitini's license # is LH00004700.  You can file complaints against this provider at http://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/FileComplaintAboutProviderorFacility.
Jason Druffel Human Resources Druffel is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in WA.  Source: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/providercredentialsearch/SearchCriteria.aspx
Sandi Skok Education Director HEAL has contacted the OSPI in WA and is awaiting their response regarding whether Skok is a licensed educator in WA.
Robert Faltermeyer Executive Director/Fundraising Faltermeyer is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in WA.  Source: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/providercredentialsearch/SearchCriteria.aspx
Kris Warfield Foster Care Warfield is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in WA.  Source: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/providercredentialsearch/SearchCriteria.aspx
Kim Pieroni Financial Director HEAL does not perform staff license checks on office, maintenance, nor food service staff unless they have direct contact and authority over clients.
Scott Davis Dir.of CD Svcs. HEAL requires Davis's full name (including middle name) and/or license type and number to verify whether Davis holds any professional licenses in WA.
Kathy Gormley CD Program Mgr. Gormley is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in WA.  Source: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/providercredentialsearch/SearchCriteria.aspx
Salley Arney BRS Program Mgr.
Credential Information for:   ARNEY, SALLY A
Credential Credential Type First Issue Date Last Issue Date Expiration Date Credential Status Enforcement Action
PT00000479 Physical Therapist License 09/14/1966 12/31/1967 12/31/1967 TERMINATED

Sally A Arney may be a different person.  We found no record of any Salley Arney holding any licenses in Washington.  Source: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/providercredentialsearch/SearchCriteria.aspx
Charisse Pope BRS Program Director. Charisse M. Pope (may be a different person) is a licensed mental health counselor in WA.  Pope's license number is LH00005615.   You can file complaints against this provider at http://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/FileComplaintAboutProviderorFacility.
NO OTHER NAMES NO OTHER TITLES There is no additional information on staff at this location at this time.*
*(Excelsior Youth Center, like many other programs in this industry, keeps a "tight lid" on any specific information regarding their staff, qualifications, and practices.  Please contact us with the names of any staff of which you have firsthand knowledge or experience.  Thank you for your help.)
Police say Excelsior Youth Center calls too often By Jody Lawrence-Turner The Spokesman-Review You're viewing a free article Print Email Close [X] Sorry, but you need to be logged in to share stories via e-mail. This helps us prevent abuse of our e-mail system. Don't have a Spokesman.com account? Create one here for free.   Tags:City of SpokaneExcelsior Youth CenterSpokane Police Spokane police are complaining that a treatment center for troubled young people is calling for help too often. There have been 110 calls per month to police by the Excelsior Youth Center from September 2013 through last Sunday – a total of 1,629 calls for service, police records show. Most … Graphic by Molly Quinn (Full-size photo) Spokane police are complaining that a treatment center for troubled young people is calling for help too often. There have been 110 calls per month to police by the Excelsior Youth Center from September 2013 through last Sunday – a total of 1,629 calls for service, police records show. Most of the calls are for runaways, but there are also reports of assaults on staff members or other young people at the treatment center. “Excelsior is the largest single consumer of law enforcement resources for the Spokane Police Department,” Spokane City Attorney Nancy Isserlis wrote in a letter to the facility. The longtime director of the private nonprofit facility disputes the city’s numbers. “There’s a law that says we have to report runaways even if kids get just outside our gates,” said Bob Faltermeyer, executive director of Excelsior. “At this point, we are questioning the validity of the numbers.” Half of the 50 inpatient clients at Excelsior are being treated for mental health or behavioral issues. The others are being treated for substance abuse. The clients, who range in age from 10 to 21, aren’t there as a result of criminal behavior. Although runaway calls average 100 per month, police also are concerned about the number of assaults, including youths who punched, scratched, choked or bit staff members and clients who hurt themselves. Police are responding an average of 10 times per month on those types of calls. Faltermeyer calls physical assaults on campus “part of the nature of the business.” Excelsior’s leaders have requested police records for reports corresponding to the hundreds of calls so they can cross-reference them with their own incident reports. Those records will help determine “the legitimacy of those numbers,” Faltermeyer said. Excelsior is a nonprofit that serves about 90 clients at a time, 50 inpatient and 40 outpatient. Excelsior’s budget in 2013 was about $4.5 million – 92 percent of that is state reimbursements. The remaining 8 percent is received through donations. Faltermeyer has overseen the facility for 32 years. The executive director is cooperating with police over their concerns related to runaways and assaults, as well as criminal activity in the area possibly committed by young people from the facility. Excelsior is located on 34 acres on West Indian Trail Road. “We’ve been meeting and discussing a plan of action, and working on agreed-upon steps that are in accordance with the law as well as best practices,” said police spokeswoman Monique Cotton. Faltermeyer adds, “The dialogue we heard at first was quite confrontational. But we’ve really addressed this issue.” The letter penned by Isserlis also set off inspections from state regulatory agencies. The inspection report from the Washington Department of Health concluded that “No deficiencies were identified during the program investigation” and Excelsior wasn’t cited for deficient practices. Source: http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/oct/24/police-excelsior-youth-center-calls-too-often/
 Alleged child rape victim, suspect lived together at youth center By: Jeff Humphrey Posted: Dec 27, 2016 05:48 PM PST Updated: Dec 27, 2016 05:48 PM PST Alleged child rape victim, suspect...  SPOKANE, Wash. - She's already lived a troubled life moving in and out of foster homes, but now a 10-year-old girl has allegedly been raped and the Spokane Police Department is investigating. Detectives say it happened after the girl ran away from the Excelsior Youth Center in the 3700 block of West Indian Trail Road. The 13-year-old rape suspect is now in custody, locked up in Juvenile Detention center. The Excelsior Youth Center trying to get troubled kids back on the right track, but the staff doesn't have any legal authority to keep their clients from walking away, even if they're just 10-years-old. Excelsior is a non-profit group home for foster kids who can no longer safely live with their parents. “A lot of these kids have troubled pasts from their home life, so they are wards of the state, they go and live there,” said Spokane Police Lieutenant Steve Wohl. Detectives say the 10-year-old girl was doing well in Excelsior's school, but on Christmas Eve she sneaked away with a friend. The pair went to a nearby vacant home and spent the night. A 13-year-old Excelsior boy showed up and that's when the sexual assaults allegedly happened. The victim returned to Excelsior and reported the incidents to the staff. “They're working with us, they want to do right by the kids who are staying there and by the citizens, so as soon as they found out these kids had run away and a crime had occurred, they immediately called police,” said Lt. Wohl. The child was taken to the hospital in an ambulance. Sexual assault kits were completed and the 13-year-old arrested. Police say a young girl who had already lived a troubled life has been victimized again. “She's a 10-year-old girl, I mean, just a baby, and so now she unfortunately has had this horrendous thing happen to her, that will follow her,” said Lt. Wohl. “And so these are the cases that really affect the detectives that work here in my unit and it's something that's going to affect her as well and it's sad situation all around.” Officials at Excelsior say state law specificity prohibits the staff there from forcibly detaining their clients, or even following them, if they walk away from the facility. In this case, Excelsior did report the 10-year-old as a runaway as soon as the staff realized she was missing. They are also working with the police department to get a speedier response from patrol officers when the runaways are especially young or suffering from acute mental illness. The young suspect at the detention center is now facing two child rape charges and will not be returning to the group home.  Source: http://www.kxly.com/news/local-news/alleged-child-rape-victim-suspect-lived-together-at-youth-center/235260748

 

 Last Updated: January 4th, 2017

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