Providing Workforce Development
for the Behavioral Health Industry
grounded in the truth that recovery is a reality.

It can. It will. It does happen.

A company where everyone, from the CEO to the virtual assistant, has lived experience with recovery.

We live what we teach.

Workshops and Training

If you provide behavioral health services, Holding the Hope has workshops you need. We will help you increase staff competency and decrease burnout and turnover. Workforce development based on recovery principles and practices, is what we do. We’ve been doing it for 15 years and always from a strengths-based perspective.

Public Speaking

As the Spokesperson for Hope , Mary Jadwisiak, CEO Of Holding the Hope, is frequently sought out to speak at conferences, events, and corporate or community programs throughout the country. Do you want to inspire your conference attendees to keep working their magic for another year? Then hire Mary. She is inspiring, passionate and really funny.

Program Design

You didn’t work this hard creating a system or agency based on recovery principles to go anywhere else for help with program design. Holding the Hope consultants are experts in their areas of focus from many years of professional and personal experience.

  • Improve clinical outcomes and decrease staff turnover.
  • Implement peer support programs that avoid the pitfalls of heavy turnover and burnout.
  • Create Systems of Care that work, with or without grant backing.
  • Design suicide prevention campaigns for your community or company.

Holding the Hope successfully implemented our 2006 state-wide recovery training initiative on-time, on-budget and with excellent evaluation results. They are a tremendous asset to our Transformation Initiative. I highly recommend them as an excellent trainer and insightful company.

Kenneth Stark

Director of the Washington State Mental Health Transformation Grant Initiative

Holding the Hope has the infrastructure and capacity to manage large or small projects. Their professionalism is only surpassed by their authentic desire to change people’s lives for the better.

Stephanie K. Lane, MSW CPC

Program Director, Washington State University Behavioral Health Workforce Collaborative

Holding the Hope has been excellent in all work completed and their contributions have been cornerstones of successful transformation and evolution of public mental health policy in Washington State.

Ron Jemelka, Ph.D.

Former Director, WA State Mental Health SIG Grant; Office of the Governor

Some of Our Clients