AMYRA WEISSBERG HENRY
Licensed Clinical Social Worker – Licensed School Social Worker
1866 Sheridan Road, Suite 305, Highland Park, IL 60035
North Suburban Synagogue Beth-El Pre-School – Highland Park, Illinois August 2015 – Present
Clients: Children ages 18 months – 5 years and their families; early childhood education staff.
Observation and assessment of developmental delays in children,
Consultation with parents and educational staff regarding functional, learning and behavioral challenges and effective behavioral management strategies.
Educational advocacy, including referrals to and facilitation with local school districts, medical practitioners and related service providers.
Staff and parent psychoeducation.
Special Education District of Lake County – Gages Lake, Illinois
January 1993 – June 2015 ` Fall 2002 – Present
Clients: Special needs students, ages 3 – 21 and their families.
Classroom Responsibilities: Full Individual Evaluations, Individualized Education Program development, data collection, case management, individual and group treatment, transition planning, community resource development and referrals, classroom consultation.
Specialization: Early Childhood Education, Intellectually Gifted Students, Learning disabilities, ADHD, emotional and behavior disorders, autism spectrum disorders, cognitive and developmental disabilities, medical disabilities, genetic syndromes.
Additional Assignments: Outreach Social Worker for Multi-Problem, High-Risk Families
Itinerant Assessment Team Social Worker
Mentoring of newly hired school social workers
Highwood – Highland Park School District 111
August 1992 – June 1993
Private Clinical Practice – Highland Park, Illinois
September 1981 – Present
Psychotherapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.
Diagnostic assessment and educational consultation on behalf of special needs children and their families.
Conflict resolution services related to separation and divorce.
Chicago Board of Education
May 1979 – April 1984
Illinois School Social Worker Type 73 Certificate 1980 – Present
National Association of Social Workers 1979 – Present
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
Illinois Department of Professional Regulation 1990 – Present
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals 1998 – Present
Eating Disorders Specialist (EDS)
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois 2013 – Present Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois Fellow
Collaboratively Trained Divorce Coach and Child Specialist
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts 2013
2-Day Training in Parenting Coordination/Post-Decree Parenting Issues
Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies 2013 Divorce Mediation Skills Training
Illinois Autism Training and Technical Assistance Project 2013
5-Day Practicum: Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois 2012
Interdisciplinary 2-Day Basic Training
National-Louis University, Wheeling, Illinois
1997 – 1998
Human Services Professional, Graduate Certificate Program in Eating Disorders
Alfred Adler Institute of Individual Psychology, Chicago, Illinois
University of Illinois, Jane Addams Graduate School of Social Work, Chicago, Illinois 1975 – 1977
M.S.W. Degree. Concentration: Clinical Social Work
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
1971 – 1975
A.B. Degree. Majors: Psychology and Sociology