Phoenix Facilitation was born out of a passion for Person-Centered Thinking, Self-Determination, and ensuring that the rights of individuals with developmental disabilities are respected.
With over 20 years’ combined professional experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental illnesses in multiple states, the Phoenix Facilitation team has a unique vantage point on service delivery systems as they are, as they can be, and as they should be.
We work each day to make sure that our passion and empathy shines through in everything that we do as we work with you and/or your loved one to live the best life possible
Naomi Hagel, the founder of Phoenix Facilitation, holds a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling and is a Credentialed Person-Centered Thinking Trainer via The Learning Community for Person-Centered Practices. She recently received training in the Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction (SDLMI) and has past experience with dual diagnoses, psychiatric/psychotropic medications, the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), and the Regional Center system as both a vendor and staff. Her passion lies in ensuring that all individuals with developmental disabilities have their rights respected and are able to access all services they are entitled to through generic and Regional Center funded sources. She has a particular interest in working with historically underserved communities and those impacted by disparities in service delivery, as well as working with self-advocates.
Abraham is a Bilingual (Spanish-Speaking) Advocate at Phoenix Facilitation, LLC. Abraham was raised with a cousin that has an intellectual disability. He learned early on the values of service, sacrifice, and devotion. Abraham’s background includes advocacy for children in the dependency system, special education, and social work, including Regional Center Service Coordination and Person-Centered Thinking Training. He is a proud graduate from the University of Southern California with a Master’s Degree in Teaching. Abraham takes pride in his beliefs, he has courage in his convictions, and remains loyal in his pursuit to help people.
Alex received a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the California State University, Dominguez Hills and also holds an Associate Clinical Social Work (ACSW) License. He presently works at a psychiatric hospital as a clinical social worker, specifically in Developmental Delayed Units (DDMI), where he works with children, adolescents, and adults with development disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and mental health issues. Alex is trained in emotional interviewing and nonviolent crisis interventions to assist patients who undergo behavioral outbursts. As a psychiatric social worker, he has experience working with dual diagnoses and providing individual and group counseling utilizing Cognitive and Dialectal Behavioral modalities.
Phoenix Facilitation can help you or your loved one develop a comprehensive life plan that ensures they are the focus of all services and supports. This plan assists with Regional Center or other services while simultaneously celebrating each individual’s unique impact on the world.
Phoenix Facilitation can train your agency’s staff to be in compliance with the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Final Rule and ensure that they are providing services in a strengths-based manner.
Phoenix Facilitation will help you manage your budget and access the services you are entitled to, in order to live your best Self-Determined life!
Phoenix Facilitation can assist you with becoming a strong advocate for persons served by the Regional Center, including with the 099 vendorization requirements.
Phoenix Facilitation can support you or your family to access the services you are entitled to through the Regional Center or other generic resources.
Phoenix Facilitation can show you how to increase revenue streams via providing Self-Determination services, and ensure that you are compliant with all requirements
Please contact us for a free one-hour consultation.