Amyra Henry Resume


Licensed Clinical Social Worker – Licensed School Social Worker
1866 Sheridan Road, Suite 305, Highland Park, IL 60035
(847) 380-2591


North Suburban Synagogue Beth-El Pre-SchoolHighland Park, Illinois    August 2015 – Present

Clients:  Children ages 18 months – 5 years and their families; early childhood education staff.

Professional Responsibilities:

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

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 PracticeHighland 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
1978 –1980

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