TUMWATER – August 5, 2022 – Erin L. Wick was selected by Capital Region Educational Service District 113 (ESD 113) as the Executive Director for Integrated Student Support and Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment Services. In this newly created position, Wick will continue to oversee Comprehensive Behavioral Health Student Assistance Services. This position will also continue to scale these critical services regionally and as the State Lead for the AESD BH COVID response project. She will serve on ESD 113’s Cabinet.
Wick has dedicated her career to increasing access to behavioral health for children. Though her work resides primarily in the five-county Capital region, her leadership and initiative have made an impact across Washington State. The True North Student Assistance and Treatment Services Program at Capital Region ESD 113 was the first to be licensed and provide comprehensive mental health and substance abuse treatment services.
Wick’s new role is effective on September 1, 2022.
- Capital Region ESD 113 offered Erin Wick the role of Executive Director for Integrated Student Support and Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment Services and Special Programs in July 2022.
- She will maintain and grow school-based health supports for youth in our region.
- Wick has served as Senior Director of Behavioral Health and Student Support at ESD 113 since 2011. She joined the agency as a Student Assistance Professional in November of 1999 and has held the position of Clinical Supervisor and Director of After School and Summer programs.
- She holds a bachelor’s degree from The Evergreen State College and a Master of Business Administration from Brandman College.
- “I am excited to take on this new role as the Executive Director of Integrated Support. ESD 113 is a leader in school-based comprehensive behavioral health services, this new position grants me the opportunity to continue to collaborate, grow and inform the field of school-based student health, safety, and wellbeing initiatives in our region, State and Nationally. We have a vision of ensuring all children have equal access to comprehensive behavioral health prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery supports.” — Erin Wick, Capital Region ESD 113 Executive Director for Integrated Student Support Support and Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment Services
- “Erin’s new position will enable our agency to strengthen and expand our current clinical and integrated student supports. She will guide us into new ventures in support of youth and families in our region. Erin is a proven leader in the space of prevention, intervention, treatment, and wellness and has built a regional system and supported our state’s efforts. This is the first major reorganization in a decade and will position us to lead this work well into the future” — Dr. Andrew Eyres, Capital Region ESD 113 Deputy Superintendent
About Capital Region ESD 113
The purpose of Capital Region ESD 113 is to ensure excellent and equitable education for all students through service and collaboration. Led by Superintendent Dr. Dana Anderson, ESD 113 provides services for 44 school districts, one tribal compact school, and approved private schools in Thurston, Mason, Lewis, Grays Harbor, and Pacific County.
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