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Providing dependable and compassionate care.

The people and practices at Joya Child & Family Development are the driving force behind the care, comfort and transformation we provide children aged 0-3 with delays and disabilities. We provide comprehensive services and a personalized comprehensive program of assessment, therapy, education and support. This devotion is what allows us to make a lasting impact in children’s lives. The resources we provide, in concert with comprehensive care for children and their families, drive change in our community.

Executive Director

Dick Boysen has spent his entire career as a tireless advocate for children in our region. Dick arrived at the original Spokane Guilds’ school in 1977 with a passion for making a difference in the lives of developmentally disabled children. He had a vision to make the program the best in the country and has…

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Program Coordinator

Colleen knew that she had an interest in working with young children with special needs when she was just thirteen. Babysitting for family friends and learning about their child’s diagnosis just made her more curious about child development and the young brain. In high school she volunteered…

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Nurse Manager

Christina graduated from nursing school in 2006 and began her career working in Sacred Heart Medical Center’s Postpartum (aka mom/baby) until 2015. She was Assistant Nurse Manager from 2009-2015, before joining Joya Child & Family Development. Christina is passionate about patient…

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Development Director

Korin Michielli is the Development Director at Joya, and a graduate of Eastern Washington University Born and raised in Spokane Valley, she loves being a part of such an amazing organization…

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Controller/Human Resources Coordinator

Following in her family’s footsteps, Dana has pursued a career in the business world specializing in accounting. Dana began her career in public accounting in 2007 and has since pursued the medical nonprofit sector. Dana grew up swimming in the Spokane River and skiing at Mt. Spokane. A kid at heart, she…

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