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KEVIN W. ST. JACQUES, PSY.D. LMHC

22722 29th Drive SE

Suite 100

Bothell, WA 98021

 

 

Education

2009     Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Argosy University, Seattle, WA

2006     M.A., Clinical Psychology, Argosy University, Seattle, WA

1999     M.A., Anthropology, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

1997     B.S., Social Psychology, Park College School of Extended Learning, Tucson, AZ


Credentials

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Washington State #LH601156269

National Provider ID: 1538226444

Certified Crisis Intervention Specialist - II

 

Professional Experience

Program Manager, Fairfax Behavioral Health, Kirkland, WA (Jan 2015 – Jan 2017)

Provide program development and supervision for 34 bed adult psychiatric unit.  Coordinate with Chief Nursing Officer to ensure nursing staff are supported in their daily activities.  Develop therapeutic programming to address psychiatric issues addressed by the unit.  As in development of programming on three acute psychiatric units.

 

Interim Supervisor of Social Services, Fairfax Behavioral Health, Kirkland, WA (Oct 2014 – Jan 2015)

Provide support and leadership to 15 clinical staff providing therapy, case management and discharge planning services to patients.  Liaise between Fairfax Behavioral Health and community service agencies.  Continue to provide all services as Group Therapist.

 

Group Therapist, Fairfax Behavioral Health, Kirkland WA (May 2014 – Jan 2015)

Provide group therapy to adolescent and adult patients assigned to 6 psychiatric treatment units.

Groups are based in CBT, DBT and mindfulness interventions.  Assist with developing group therapy schedule for the hospital. Provides training and support for clinical therapists and program specialists regarding group therapy.

 

Owner/Director, St Jacques Consulting Group, LLC, Bothell, WA (April 2014 – Present)

Consult with companies to develop and present safety and violence reduction trainings for their staff.  Provide individual, and group therapy to adults and adolescents.  Provide consultation to agencies regarding mental health and violence reduction issues.

 

Trainer, Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, Burien, WA (2010 – Present)

Teach adult and adolescent crisis intervention and mental health to law enforcement and fire service agencies.  Trainings are provided at the Criminal Justice Training Center as well as state-wide.

 

Senior Manager, Sound Mental Health – Capital Hill, Seattle, WA (Mar 2008 – Feb 2014)

Direct the operations of forensic behavioural health programs at Sound Mental Health. Supervise 2 Department Managers. Assist with grant writing, present to public and professional seminars and conferences, oversee coordination of interagency relationships. Develop and implement program protocols.  Collaborate with Federal, State and local agencies to provide forensic behavioural health services to shared client populations. Oversee internship training program.  Maintain a case load of four individual therapy clients and one sex offender treatment group and one federal pre-trial crisis support group.

 

Department Manager, Sound Mental Health – Capital Hill, Seattle, WA (Jan 2008 – Mar 2009)

Manage 9 forensic programs located in 4 sites with 33 clinicians, and 5 masters level interns; oversee the treatment of approximately 1400 clients referred for treatment by county courts, jails, probation officers, state prisons and state and local psychiatric hospitals; provide training and consultation to community agencies regarding mental health and offender populations; assist in development of programs and grant writing to secure operational funding; perform individual and group therapy; co-facilitator of Sex Offender Treatment Program Group.

 

Program Manager, Sound Mental Health – Capital Hill, Seattle, WA (Dec 2006 – Jan 2008)

Manage five forensic programs located in three sites with 18 clinicians, and 5 masters level interns; oversee the treatment of 590 clients referred for treatment by county courts, jails, probation officers, state prisons and state and local psychiatric hospitals; provide training and consultation to community agencies regarding mental health and offender populations; assist in development of programs and grant writing to secure operational funding; perform individual and group therapy; co-facilitator of Sex Offender Treatment Program Group.

 

Program Coordinator, Sound Mental Health – Capital Hill, Seattle, WA (Jun 2006 – Dec 2006)

Supervised 5-member team and the clinical treatment of over 180 mentally ill offenders referred to the program by Washington State Department of Corrections, King County Courts, and King County Jail; co-facilitator of Sex Offender Treatment Program Group, Depression Support Group, and Here and Now Group; member of the King County Jail-to-Home Committee; Community Reintegration Services Safety Committee Chair

 

Forensic Mental Health Clinician, Seattle Mental Health – Capital Hill, Seattle, WA (Sep 2003-Jun 2006)

Clinician assigned to the Dangerous Mentally Ill Offender (DMIO) Program of the Community Reintegration Services (CRS); clinician for 16 clients referred to the DMIO Program by the State of Washington; co-facilitator of Sex Offender Treatment Group, Depression Support Group, and Here and Now Group; member of the King County Jail-to-Home Committee; CRS Safety Committee Chair


Seattle Vet Center, Seattle WA (1999-2003)

Provided support to Veteran Outreach Services staff and therapists. 


Shelter Counselor, Downtown Emergency Service Center, Seattle, WA (Jul 1999-Sep 2000)

Provided mental health counseling for 300+ homeless residents and visitors; assisted five-member team in the daily management of shelter, consisting of opening shelter, providing access to food, showers, and health services; mediated resident conflicts; provided referrals to appropriate agencies.


US Air Force, (Dec 1986- Dec 1996)

Served as munitions system specialist in several countries around the globe including: Great Britain, South Korea, Norway, Saudi Arabia, and various US locations.  Served during Operation Desert Storm. 


Practicum/Internship Experience

Post-Doctoral Intern: Sound Mental Health, Psychology Services (June 2009 – June 2010)

Supervise masters and doctoral level interns, conduct clinical work to include individual and group therapy, bio-psycho-social assessments and psychological assessment batteries.  Manage Forensic Services programs.

 

Doctoral Intern, Sound Mental Health, Psychology Services (June 2008 - June 2009)

Supervise graduate level interns; conduct psycho-social testing and assessments; provide     individual and group therapy to SMH clients.

 

Psychology Trainee, Federal Detention Center, SeaTac, WA (2005-2006)

Psychology practicum student assigned to conduct psychological assessment, individual, and group therapy with federal inmates.

 

Psychology Trainee, Vet Center, Seattle, WA (2004-2005)

Psychology practicum student assigned to conduct group and individual therapy with US military veterans diagnosed with PTSD, adjustment disorder, anxiety disorder and other mental health issues resulting from military service.    

 

Research Experience

Dissertation Research, Argosy University – Seattle (2006 – 2009)

Qualitative study of the motivations of ultra-distance runners completing races of 50k and longer.

 

Clinical Research Coordinator, Virginia Mason Research Center, Seattle, WA (Sep 2001- Sep 2002)

Coordinate all aspects of GoKinD (Genetics of Kidney in Disease) study for the Pacific Northwest including: screening patients for intake criteria, obtaining biomarker samples, maintaining patient study files and ensuring adherence to study protocols.

 

Research Coordinator, ProGenesis, Inc., Redmond, WA (Oct 2000-Sep 2001)

Monitor data collection and its adherence to protocols; collect, coordinate, process, and quality control of study data; review and edit research protocols; develop, manage and troubleshoot databases; assist with statistical analysis, writing manuscripts, grants and reports; assist in developing new product applications.

 

(Grant #1 R43 DK58513-01A1) NIDDK, 2001

Triggered-Suggestion Device with Therapy for Weight Loss: 6-month study comparing two treatment modalities for weight loss and weight management in overweight and obese adults.

 

(Grant # MH55407-02A1) NIMH, 2000

Triggered-Suggestion Device to Treat Nicotine Dependence: 12-month study comparing three treatment modalities for nicotine dependence in adult smokers.

 

Thesis Research, University of Montana, Laboratory Animal Sciences (1998-99)

Study of the Food Calls of a Captive Population of Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta):

Captive research to audio record, define and analyze food-associated calls of captive non-human primates.

 

Presentations

St. Jacques, K., & Wynne, D. (2013). Psycho-Social Battle Scars: Helping Returning Veterans and Their Families. Paper presentation: Washington Behavioral Healthcare Conference, June 19-21, 2013, Yakima, WA.

 

St. Jacques, K. & Kaman, L. (2013). Pretrial Crisis Support: Partnering to Save Lives. Paper presentation: Washington Behavioral Healthcare Conference, June 19-21, 2013, Yakima, WA.

 

St. Jacques, K., Nordeen, R., & Sartwell, R. (2012). Strange Bedfellows: Developing and Strengthening Collaboration between Criminal Justice and Community Mental Health Systems. Paper presentation:  9th Annual Pacific Forensic Psychiatry Conference. Vancouver, Canada, March 20 – 22, 2013

 

St. Jacques, K. & Nordeen, R. (2012).Intensive Forensic Case Management: A Co-Occurring Approach for Serving Hard to Engage Consumers. Paper presentation: Co-Occurring Disorder Conference, October 9, 2012, Yakima, WA.

 

St. Jacques, K. (2012). Violence and Mental Illness: Skills for Families and Significant Others. Guest Speaker; NAMI East Side King County, October 10, 2012, Kirkland, WA.

 

St. Jacques, K. & Brown, J. (2012). Violence and Mental Illness: Skills for Families and Significant Others. Guest Speaker; NAMI Thurston-Mason County, September 20, 2012, Lacey, WA.

 

St. Jacques, K.& Nordeen, R. (2012).Forensic Case Management. Guest Lecturer; Seattle Central Community College, Forensic Case Manager Certification Course.

 

St. Jacques, K. & Egner, K. (2012). Violence and Mental Illness. Guest Speaker: NAMI Eastside, April 15, 2012, Bellevue, WA.

 

St. Jacques, K.& Nordeen, R. (2012). Practical Safety for Act Teams. Paper presentation: Assertive Community Treatment Association Annual Conference, May 17, 2012, Boston, MA.

 

Kaman, L.; St. Jacques, K.; Schlafly, E. & Morris, J. (2012). Invisible Scars: Trauma, Reintegration, and Crisis Intervention. Paper presentation: Snohomish County Regional Reentry Conference, July 18, 2012, Lynnwood, WA

 

St. Jacques, K. & Nordeen, R, (2011). Intensive Behavioral Health Services in a Community Based Forensic Program. Paper presentation: 7th Annual Pacific Forensic Psychiatry Conference, March 30-April 1, 2011, Vancouver, Canada.

 

St. Jacques, K. & Egner, K. (2011). Safety Issues and Solutions in Community-Based Forensic Behavioral Health Services. Paper presentation: 7th Annual Pacific Forensic Psychiatry Conference, March 30-April 1, 2011, Vancouver Canada.

 

St. Jacques, K. & Egnar, K. (2011). Safety Issues and Solutions in Community-Based Forensic Behavioral Health Services. Paper presentation: 36th Annual FMHAC Conference, March 2011, Seaside, CA.

 

Wynne, D. T., St. Jacques, K., Enright, S. & McJilton, T. (2010). Bridging the Gaps: Strengthening Partnerships to Improve Sustainable Recovery for Offenders. Panel Presentation: Washington Community Mental Health Council Conference, June 23-25, 2010, Yakima, WA.

 

St. Jacques, K. & Kavanaugh, I. (2010). Collaborative Relationships in Forensic Behavioral Health. Paper presentation: 10th Annual IAFMHS Conference, May 25-27, 2010, Vancouver, WA.

 

St. Jacques, K. & Kavanaugh, I. (2010). Forensic Peer Specialists; Ex-Offenders Helping Ex-Offenders. Paper presentation: 10th Annual IAFMHS Conference, May 25-27, 2010, Vancouver, WA.

 

Onkka, M; St. Jacques, K.; Braaten, M. & Wend, C. (2008). Re-entry Housing: A Solid Foundation in the Making. Re-Entry Housing Pilot Program (RHPP). Panel Presentation, Housing Washington 2008, September 15 -16, 2008, Tacoma, WA.

 

St. Jacques, K; Meyers, T; Simonson, C.; Steyskal, B. & McClelland, D. (2008).  Prisoner Reentry Services. Panel Presentation for the Washington State Department of Corrections, April 23, 2008.

 

Draper, D., St. Jacques, K.W. & Wend, C. (2008). Community Safety and Offender Reentry. Panel Presentation at the Community Collaboration for Re-Entry Housing and Stabilization, March 19, 2008. Seattle, WA. 

 

St. Jacques, K.W., O’Neal, D. & French, S. (2007). Criminal Justice Programs at Sound Mental Health. Lecture presented to the Washington State Department of Corrections, Seattle, WA.  

 

St. Jacques, K.W. (2007). Managing Mentally Ill Offenders in a Housing Environment: Safety Considerations. Lecture presented to Plymouth Housing Authority, Seattle, WA

 

St. Jacques, K.W. (2006). Interagency Treatment of Forensic Mental Health Populations. Lecture presented to the Washington State Department of Corrections, Seattle, WA

 

St. Jacques, K.W. (2006). Forensic Clinical Mental Health in the Seattle Mental Health Dangerous Mentally Ill Offender Program. Lecture presented to the Washington State Department of Corrections, Seattle, WA.  

 

St. Jacques, K.W.  (2005). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Prison Populations: Assessment and Treatment. Lecture presented to the Federal Detention Center-SeaTac, Critical Incident Response Team, SeaTac, WA.

  

Murphy, B., St. Jacques, K.W., Grace, T., Berthiaume, M. & Joslyn, K. (2004). Factors of Happiness in Self-Reported Happy Older Adults. Poster Presented at the Washington State Psychological Association Convention, Seattle, WA.

 

Publications

St. Jacques, K.; Wynne, D. (2011). Reduce Recidivism Among Mentally Ill Offenders with Intensive Outpatient Support Programs. Corrections Today Magazine, Dec.

 

Wynne, D.; St. Jacques, K.; Egnar, K. (2011). Working with Hostile/Difficult Populations. Behavioral Healthcare, Vol. 31 (7).

 

St. Jacques, K.; Wynne, D.; Nordeen, R. (2011).  Supportive Housing for Mentally Ill Offenders Reduces Burdens on Social Services: Forensic Intensive Supportive Housing (FISH) in Seattle, Washington. Corrections & Mental Health, available on line:  http://community.nicic.gov/blogs/mentalhealth/archive/2011/08/26/supportive-housing-for-mentally-ill-offenders-reduces-burdens-on-social-services-forensic-intensive-supportive-housing-fish-in-seattle-washington.aspx

 

Satterfield, A.T. & St.Jacques, K.W. (2003). Course Challenges Veterans’ Abilities. Vet Center Voice,

Vol. 24 (4).

 

St.Jacques, K.W. & Bearden, M. (2003). Homeless Stand Down at Seattle Vet Center. Vet Center Voice, Vol. 24(1). 

 

St. Jacques, K.W. (1998). Vocalization Studies of New World Primates: A Review. Northwest Anthropological Research Notes: Abstracts of Papers Presented at the 51st Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Missoula 1998. 32(2): 181-220.

 

St. Jacques, K.W. (1999). Handedness in a Captive Population of Squirrel Monkeys (Siamiri sciurius). Northwest Anthropological Research Notes: Abstracts of Papers Presented at the 52nd Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Newport 1999. 33(2).

 

St. Jacques, K.W. (1999). Food Calls in a Captive Population of Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta). Northwest Anthropological Research Notes: Abstracts of Papers Presented at the 52nd Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Newport 1999. 33(2).

 

Memberships

Member                        National Anger Management Association

Member                        American Association of Suicidology

Member                        Phi Gamma Mu, International Social Sciences Honor Society

 

Honors

Summa Cum Laude, Park College School of Extended Learning, Tucson, AZ                                 (1997)

King County Exemplary Service Award - Systems Integration- SMH CIAP/DMIO Program                (2008)

Certificate of Appreciation – Department of Corrections                                                              (Sep 2009)