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K12 Youth Suicide Prevention Specialist Panel

Angie Delio, LCSW

Angie Delio has a heart for helping the Coeur d’Alene Tribal community heal, collectively and individually. A licensed clinical social worker, Angie’s compassionate and empathetic approach to treatment is informed in her own struggles with healthcare and her own personal experience living through traumatic experiences. Angie prefers Solution-Focused and Compassion-Focused Therapies and her forward-looking approach to healing emphasizes strength-based solutions and changing thought patterns into positive actions. Angie plays a key role in Marimn Health’s suicide prevention efforts on the Coeur d’Alene Reservation. She is the primary trainer for the QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) suicide prevention response model in the community and provides QPR training in local schools.

Angie Delio, LCSW

Behavioral Health Director, Marimn Health

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Katie Francis, Ed.S.

Katie’s professional journey has revolved around her love for working with children, especially working with the toughest crowd. She’s deeply passionate about providing opportunity and education for all to drive meaningful change. With extensive experience in education, she holds a master’s degree in educational leadership, has taught multiple levels of K-12, served as an elementary principal and district administrator, and holds certification as a Trauma-Informed and Resilient-Focused trainer. She has worked in education for the last 14 years and has made the shift to non-profit leadership as the Strategy & Development Director for the Idaho Resilience Project. She also leverages her diverse educational background to lead The Resilient Schools Project, dedicated to removing barriers and fostering resilience among children across Idaho’s educational landscape.

Katie Francis, Ed.S.

Strategy & Development Director, Idaho Resilience Project

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Andrea Geraghty, LCSW

Andrea Geraghty has worked as a social worker in a variety of settings including community mental health agencies, juvenile justice programs, and school districts. She received her master’s degree in social work from Portland State University in 2005. Currently, Andrea works as the Supervisor of Social Work and Community Mental Health Partnerships for the Boise School District providing support to students and families who are experiencing stressors related to mental health, financial stress, medical needs, or grief and loss.

Andrea Geraghty, LCSW

Supervisor of Social Work and Community Mental Health Partnerships, Boise School District

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Gretchen Gudmundsen, PhD

Dr. Gudmundsen oversees diagnostic assessment and therapeutic intervention for the St. Luke’s Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs. She provides psychological evaluation, treatment, and consultation to assist in diagnosis and intervention planning with children and adolescents with psychiatric conditions. She co-chairs the St. Luke’s Suicide Prevention Collaborative and is a Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

Gretchen Gudmundsen, PhD

Psychologist, St. Luke’s Children’s Center for Neurobehavioral Medicine, Boise


Aimee Hurst,  LPC, EdS 

Aimee currently works as an elementary school counselor in southern Idaho. She has spent the last 15 years working with students in public education in elementary, junior high, and high school. She is actively involved in the community and various state and local associations that focus on student mental health. She has a master’s degree in counseling and is currently working on a second master’s degree in building administration.

Aimee Hurst, LPC, EdS

School Counselor and Past President of the Idaho School Counselor Association

Aimee Hurst

Cathie Jonakin, RN

Cathie Jonakin was a nurse for 41 years and school nurse for the Boise School District for 19 years, retiring last spring. She is married, has three adult children and too many pets. Cathie lives in Boise’s beautiful Northend. She enjoys spending time going back and forth between Boise and McCall with her husband Bill who is a retired physician. They love spending time on the water and in the woods, skiing and snowshoeing.  

Cathie Jonakin, RN

School Nurse, Boise School District (retired)

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Jo Seiders, LCSW, CDE

Jo is a clinical social worker and previous president of the Idaho Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Jo prioritizes human rights and social justice by focusing on policy enhancement and legislative advocacy, coalition building, cultivating psychologically safe environments, assessing organizational cultures, honoring intersectionality, advancing health equity, identifying opportunities for growth, and prioritizing inclusive communication. Jo is committed to modeling vulnerability, anti-oppressive practice, transformational leadership development, disability inclusion, LGBTQIA2S+ access, practicing cultural humility and leaning into “uncomfortable” conversations. Jo’s soulmate has four legs and is the primary source of joy in Jo’s life. Jo also enjoys fashion, consuming sugar, theater productions, walking around DC, and is being intentional about doing better.

Jo Seiders, LCSW, CDE

Past president of the Idaho Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers

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Contact Project ECHO

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Idaho Water Center
322 E. Front Street, Ste. 222
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4072

Fax: 208-364-3178