Working Choices, Inc. has been a trusted provider
of counseling services to the families of Washington State since 1986. All WCI Counselors are licensed with the Department of Health and are experienced individual and family counselors & parenting instructors. All WCI counselors receive regular professional consultation and are certified in the provision of Counseling services via Telehealth.
As of May 2021, WCI terminated its contract with DCYF to provide in home services.* However, WCI’s Professional Telehealth Counseling services continue to be available for referral by either
Self-referring directly to the clinicians’ private practice or
DCYF Social Service Specialists utilizing a Professional Services referral, including:
Counseling: Up to 20 hours in a 3-month period. Therapists will provide evidence-based counseling services to assist an individual or family in amelioration or adjustment of mental, emotional, or behavioral issues. Services will include an initial assessment to establish treatment goals and typically involve a weekly session.
Parenting Assessments: An assessment that includes direct examination and interview of the parent and children referred, including a minimum of one hour observation of the parent/child interaction. The assessment also includes a review of family and parenting history, an examination of the parent’s attachment to the children, parenting and discipline skills, and the ability to seek services for the child’s needs. Assessment includes a review of records and gathering pertinent information about parenting strengths and challenges from collateral contacts as well as the administration of standardized, reliable, and validated measures of parenting skills, parenting stresses, and potential for abusive behavior.
(Referents, please review the attached cover letter with parent prior to referring.)
Parenting Instruction: Inquire about current offerings as groups and availabilities vary.
Please send Professional Services inquires to firstname.lastname@example.org.
*For more information about WCI’s CIHS, read here.