Faculty Profile: Jason Medina

Jason Medina

Jason began his work in the human services field at age nineteen, providing respite care for “at risk” youth. Over the ensuing fifteen years Jason has held a variety of service jobs including outpatient day programs for developmentally disabled children/ adults, geriatric in home services, community work with at risk youth, summer camp administration, and for the last eight years he has been immersed in juvenile justice and evidenced based programs.
Throughout his educational career Jason has focused on programs that provide opportunity for experiential learning. In 2005 Jason received a Master’s degree from the LIOS program at Bastyr University in Applied Behavioral Science. In 1998 he earned a Bachelor’s degree in the psychology of Religion from Burlington College in Vermont.
Jason is a specialist in data driven, evidence based programs and has served as a family therapist and supervisor for Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST) as well as the Functional Family Therapy (FFT). He spent two and a half years working for the state of Washington as a Functional Family Parole (FFP) officer, family therapist and program manager for the Functional Family Parole program in King County (Seattle). Jason has had extensive training in community supervision protocols and specializes in cultural competency and inclusion programs that address issues of diversity in service delivery.
Currently, Jason is a national consultant for Functional Family Inc. providing consultation and supervision for FFT Child Welfare in New York, FFP in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Portland, Amsterdam and FFT in Washington State. He provides supervision, consultation, training and support services to family therapists, juvenile probation officers and child welfare workers. Jason also co-authored the most recent training manual for Functional Family Probation/Parole.
In addition to his work with evidence based programs Jason is an adjunct faculty member of Saybrook University’s Leadership Institute of Seattle. He teaches master’s level courses in ethics and law, solution focused therapeutic techniques, crisis intervention and research methods of family therapy. Jason also enjoys tennis, yoga, cooking and time spending with his ever expanding family."

Curriculum Vitae

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