Chicago - Staff Information

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..

 

OFFICE STAFF

Cassie Desir, MSW
Assistant Coordinator
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Of Interest

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..


Michigan Social Worker Spearheads Effort for Post-Conflict Syria 

Marijo Upshaw, former Social Work p.r.n. member, was recently interviewed by public radio (Public News Service) regarding her involvement with the International Community Action Network (ICAN). Together they launched a project to establish the profession of social work in Syria. Read more about this effort.


Social Workers as Super-Heroes TEDx Talk by Dr. Anna Scheyett 

Dr. Anna Scheyett describes the ways that social workers serve their communities in this TEDx Talk. Dr. Scheyett serves as dean of the College of Social Work at USC. Her research examines community integration of vulnerable populations, especially those with serious mental illnesses, those with HIV, and those involved in the criminal justice system.