Staff

 

DWIGHT THOMPSON, LICSW, CDMS, CCM, BCD, founded RES in 1986.  With over 35 years of experience in vocational rehabilitation as well as workers' compensation claims management, social work and human resources, he is recognized as a leader in the industry throughout the State of Washington.  Dwight is sought after for his forensic expertise in vocational rehabilitation, social work and the Workers' Compensation industry.  He has particular expertise in pension cases and those cases where psychological effects have significant impact on employability and retraining.  His broad experience in the private, military and public sectors give him a unique ability to address unique and difficult case issues and bring them to resolution

Dwight' Board Certifications include Diplomat in Clinical Social Work, Fellow in Pain Management with specialties in Vocational Rehabilitation and Social Work, Case Management, and Disability Management.  He holds a vocational firm manager and supervisor registration with the WA Department of Labor and Industries and is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with Washington State.  He is actively involved in the Association of WA Business and the IARP Washington Chapter Management Group. 


Dwight brings a tremendous background to his work at RES.  After serving his country for 30 years, four mobilizations including deployments to Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan, Dwight Thompson retired from the Army Reserve as a Colonel. Additionally, he has served his community as a City Council Member as well as Deputy Mayor for 16 years. Dwight continues his community involvement as a Scoutmaster in the Boy Scouts of America and in the Lake Forest Park Rotary Club.


ALICIA LEE, M.S.W. C.D.M.S., has been a Vocational Consultant with RES for the past 19 years, not only to the Department of Labor and Industries and self-Insured claims administrators, but also to injured workers within the Hispanic communities of Northeastern, Central, and Southeastern Washington.  Alicia is a highly sought after Vocational Consultant as she is both bi-lingual, fluently speaking both English and Spanish, as well as bi-cultural.  Alicia provides services throughout Central Washington with two decades of specialized experience serving the Hispanic Injured Workers and their employers.

When not providing consulting services, she enjoys spending time with her daughters and their three Labrador Retrievers, playing fast-pitch softball, swimming, and reading. 

 

JAY SLOANE, C.D.M.S., M.A., has been with RES since 1991.  Jay has extensive experience in all types of Department of Labor and Industries as well as Self-Insured referrals.   He has worked extensively with pain management clinics throughout his career.  His education includes extensive training in psychology which enables him to bring specialized insight to difficult psychologically challenged Injured Workers.  He is also skilled in working with diverse populations.

When not working, he enjoys time with his family and various outdoor activities.  As a lifetime runner he has competed in many marathons and several ultra-marathons.

PAT MORGAN, M.S., C.R.C, has been with RES since the beginning in 1986.  She earned a B.S. in Vocational Rehabilitation and a M.S in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.   Not only does the Department of Labor and Industries and the self-insured employers seek her extensive forensic expertise, but she also receives referrals from the State of Alaska, and is certified to receive referrals from the Veteran's Administration.  Additionally, Pat is skilled in administering vocational and aptitude testing, interest surveys, administering and interpreting work samples.   She has a background in individualized education and vocational planning,  job placement, resume writing, and career planning. 

Pat delights in spending time with family, hiking, camping and taking road trips.