Chicago - Staff Information

 

 

 

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Anne Wright Schmidt, MSW, LCSW
Chicago Coordinator

Anne Wright Schmidt holds a Master's Degree in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago and a BA in History and Religion from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. Anne's professional social work experience has been varied, with experience in inpatient and outpatient mental health settings, international adoption and pediatric medical social work. In addition, she maintains a private practice. She regularly attends association meetings, networks with social work schools, and plans continuing education workshops and training. Anne joined Social Work p.r.n. in 2004.

To discuss employment opportunities or staffing needs, Anne can be reached at 708.383.2251 ext. 225 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Cassie Desir, MSW, LSW
Assistant Coordinator

Cassie Desir holds a Master's Degree in Social Work and a BA in Sociology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Cassie's professional social work experience has primarily involved providing advocacy and counseling services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault while educating the community on these issues. Cassie has supervised staff and interns in various settings, and has volunteered her time working with homeless women and providing grief support to bereaved families. Cassie has a passion for making jewelry and using art to facilitate healing and social change. She joined Social Work p.r.n. in 2014.

Cassie can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 

Of Interest

The Effect of Smartphones on the Younger Generation is Undeniable

This interesting article from The Atlantic discusses the shift in teen behaviors and emotional states with the increasing dependence upon smartphones and technology. The author describes how this generation, known as the "iGen", have been affected by smartphones, tablets and constant access to technology and information. Not only is this generation behaving differently than those before them, but their mental health is being affected in an entirely new way as well. 


Computerized practice test for the LSW or LCSW offered 

One of the services offered by Social Work p.r.n. Chicago is the ability to take a computerized practice test for the LSW or the LCSW. The cost is $10, cash or check. Hours are weekdays, Monday through Friday. Occasionally evening hours can be prearranged. You must reserve a spot. Email or call Anne Schmidt or Cassie Desir at 708.383.2251, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..