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What I Can Do

FOR STUDENTS

  • Special Education
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Social Skills Building
  • Bibliotherapy
  • Functional Assessments
  • Behavior Plans

FOR SCHOOLS

  • Service Learning Projects
  • Social Norms Campaigns
  • Parent Education Programming
  • Outcomes Analysis
  • Needs Assessments
  • Character Ed Programming
  • Staff Development
  • PBIS / RTI

FOR ORGANIZATIONS

  • Blogging
  • Web Design
  • Email Marketing
  • WordPress
  • eCommerce
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Logo Design
  • Social Media Management
  • Niche Content Marketing

My Experience

School Social Worker

Mid-Valley Special Education Cooperative
August 2013 – Present

  • Developed family to family mentoring program
  • Developed family programming such as family fun nights and community speaker events
  • Created monthly resource newsletters for families
  • Served on county-wide mental health partnership focused on improving children’s mental health services in Kane County
  • Served on building and cooperative committees focused on developing programming and positive behavioral supports
  • Mentor for new teacher mentorship program

Social Work Intern

Naperville North High School
August 2012 – August 2013

  • Co-developed screening instrument for school staff to identify and refer students with substance use and mental health concerns
  • Facilitated a critical service-learning project with LGBTQ students to develop an education campaign aimed at increasing feelings of safety and belonging
  • Conducted a needs assessment of alternative school program to identify SEL needs

Clinical Counselor Intern

Krejci Academy – Little friends, inc
August 2011 – May 2012

  • Provided individual and group counseling services to elementary, middle, and high school students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Utilized play therapy to improve social functioning

Student Assistance Program Counselor

Breaking Free, inc
August 2009 – August 2012

  • Provided substance abuse and behavioral health interventions within an RTI  framework to middle and high school students
  • Developed social norms marketing campaigns through analyzing school-wide substance abuse data
  • Developed screening instruments for school staff to identify youth at-risk for substance use and mental health concerns
  • Conducted trainings for teachers and other school staff on student engagement, mental health, and substance abuse issues
  • Maintained all program data and performed data analysis on outcome measures to improve quality of services

Mental Health Counselor

Streamwood Behavioral health Hospital
January 2008 – June 2012

  • Developed and implemented a dual-diagnosis group curriculum
  • Provided group counseling to adolescent males with severe behavioral,  emotional and developmental disorders

Addictions Counselor

Cornell Interventions
November 2004 – January 2008

  • Provided individual and group substance abuse counseling to adolescents
  • Developed group counseling curricula focused on restorative justice

Education and Certifications

DEGREES

  • Masters of Social Work – 2013
    • Jane Addams College of Social Work
  • BA Human Services – 2009
    • National Louis University
  • AAS Addictions Counseling 2008
    • College of Dupage

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Professional Educator License
    • Director of Special Education
    • School Social Work Endorsement
  • Certified Alcohol and other Drug Counselor (CADC)
  • Non-violent Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI)
  • Level I Core Autism (Little Friends, Inc)

Testamonials

Scott’s redesign made the website more interactive and offered an abundance of information that had only previously been shared through paper distribution. Additionally, the website allows members to renew their membership online and receive an email reminder when the membership needs to be renewed. Registering for conference workshops online and submitting payment by credit card have allowed IASSW to be in practice with other professional organizations. I am grateful and thankful for all the time and energy that Scott has contributed to IASSW and its members.

Tom Tebbe

Past-President, IASSW

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