Friday, July 11, 2014

Depression in Families Project Reading

Depression in Families Project Reading

Join us this Monday for a first glimpse of the Depression in Families Project script at this FREE staged reading. Help develop this new production by sharing your feedback with us. We want to hear what you think! 

Pizza and drinks will be served. That's right...we will have PIZZA too!

Seating is still available. Please email now to reserve space. The reading will take place in Room 407 of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells (across from Merchandise Mart).

We look forward to seeing you there!

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

School Counselor Job Opportunity

Anne M Jeans School - 16W631 91st Street, Willowbrooke, IL 60527 - (630) 325-8186

Immediate Opening for School Social Work and/or School Counselor

Please send resume and cover letter via email to: Adam Parrott-Sheffer
Principal, Anne M Jeans School


The School Social Worker promotes and enhances the overall academic mission by providing services that strengthen home/school/community partnerships and alleviate barriers to learning. The School Social Worker significantly contributes to the development of a healthy, safe and caring environment by advancing the understanding of the emotional and social development of children and the influences of family, community, and cultural differences on student success and by implementing effective intervention strategies.

Duties and Responsibilities

MAJOR FUNCTION: Assessment of Student, Family and School Needs
Effectively and appropriately assesses and address the needs, characteristics and interactions of students, families, LEA personnel and community.

MAJOR FUNCTION: Direct Services/ Service Delivery
Uses knowledge and understanding of the reciprocal influences of home, school, and community to intervene for student success via such practices as assessment, crisis intervention, home visits, conflict resolution, individual and group counseling, consultation, program development, dropout prevention and coordination of school and community services.

Advocates for appropriate services for students and their families.

MAJOR FUNCTION: Consultation and Collaboration
Consults and collaborates with stakeholders on behalf of students and their families.

MAJOR FUNCTION: Program Planning, Implementation and Evaluation
Effectively plans, implements and evaluates programs that promote student and family success.

MAJOR FUNCTION: Accountability

Advocates, facilitates, and contributes to School Social Work accountability for outcomes aligned with local, state, and federal policies and guidelines.