Native Youth in Oregon Experience First Washat Service at Youth Villages

The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Community Counseling Center recently facilitated the first traditional Washat service for the Cedar Bough Native American Program on Youth Villages Oregon’s Christie Campus in Lake Oswego.

Youth Villages Oregon, a private nonprofit organization, helps children with emotional and behavioral problems and their families live successfully by providing residential treatment and Intercept intensive in-home services. The Cedar Bough Program offers culturally responsive residential treatment for Native American youth and others who can benefit from strong cultural influences.