Youth Intervention Program Manager / Therapist
Skye is FEC’s Youth Intervention Program Manager and does psychotherapy with youth and adults, ages 10 and up. Skye is developing a curriculum called Violence Intervention through Relational Empowerment (VIRE), for youth who have experienced trauma and may be at risk for engaging in harmful behaviors or experiencing future abuse.
Skye grew up on the East Side of Saint Paul, obtained her Master’s in Social Work at the University of MN, Duluth, has experience working with adolescents in residential and outpatient settings, and previously worked under the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) as a county case manager. Skye is pursuing a Graduate Certification for specializing in Expressive Arts Therapy.
Skye highly values community and family led practices that acknowledge historical and systematic traumas and emphasize intergenerational strengths and how they all relate to people on an individual level. She does not view her practice as the solution when working with families and individuals, but rather as just another tool in their toolbox.