Trauma Informed Community Youth Services -Pierce County Programs

Trauma Informed Community Youth Services -Pierce County Programs
Nov 30, 2017
Scott Hanauer
Trauma Informed Community Youth Services -Pierce County Programs

Scott Hanauer is the Chief Executive Officer at Community Youth Services (CYS) in Olympia, Washington. 

CYS is a private non-profit agency which provides an array of interconnected programs throughout Western Washington.   CYS program constellations include:; Employment,Education,Behavioral/Mental Health,Child Welfare,Family Preservation Services,Juvenile Justice,Foster Care,Crisis Residential Treatment, Transitional Housing,Homeless and Street Youth Services

Prior to coming to CYS, Scott was the statewide out-of-home care director for Children’s Home Society of Washington.   Scott’s professional experience includes residential treatment counseling; parent development training; individual, group and family therapy; program management and directing multiple programs at Community Youth Services.

Scott wrote a parent education curriculum for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, which he taught at the Federal Detention Center in Seattle, Washington from 2001 – 2009.   Scott is certified to provide a number of evidence based practices including:  Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Foster Care Assessment Program, Comprehensive Assessment, Motivational Interviewing and Multi-Systemic Therapy.  Scott also wrote an article for the University of Oklahoma’s National Center for Youth Services (2015) related to trauma informed foster care.   

Scott also provides child welfare training throughout Washington for the University of Washington’s Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence.