Mrs. Levy

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Mrs. Levy MSW, LCSW
School Social Worker

This begins my 29th year in District 26 as a School Social Worker.  I received my Master's of Social Work from Jane Addams College of Social Work at The University of Illinois Chicago campus.  I also hold a Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW) certificate.  Indian Grove is a great place to learn and work!

School social work services may be provided to students when social, emotional, behavioral or academic difficulties interfere with daily school functioning. They will now be referred to as Social Emotional Learning Support (SEL) and may be provided by the School Social Worker or School Psychologist.  Our team is also available for parents to consult and be a resource for various topics including normal development, behavioral difficulties, peer issues, school adjustment anxiety issues and self-esteem concerns.

River Trails School District 26 has adopted a model of Positive Behavior Supports (PBS) throughout the district.  We have taken a systemic approach to school and district-wide discipline and provision of social-emotional support and intervention to our students in order to increase academic performance, improve safety, decrease problem behavior, and establish a positive school culture.

Some students experience difficulties at home or at school that negatively impact their ability to learn in school. In all cases, we attempt to provide classroom-based supports or parent resources to help our students be successful. In some cases, students may need the additional support of a School Social Worker or School Psychologist who can work with the student either individually or in a small group format.

During group or individual sessions, students will have the opportunity to learn new skills and behaviors through discussion of ideas, feelings, behaviors, attitudes, and opinions. These supports may be for a short time period (1-3 sessions) or ongoing as the need arises or continues. Parent communication will also be a part of this process.

If  your child has been recommended to receive additional Social Emotional Learning Support services during the school day or you would like to consult about if your child would qualify for SEL support, please feel free to contact me slevy@rtsd26.org  or 224-612-7541 or you may contact Ms. Dolan, our School Psychologist at mdolan@rtsd26.org or 224-612-7520.

 

 


Community Resources

The following is a list of local community agencies which can help you, a family member or your family as a whole, to deal with social, emotional, and/or behavioral issues. Many of them do have fees on a sliding scale. Please feel free to contact us if you are in need of additional referrals.

Village of Mt. Prospect Human Services Department- provides resources for emergency assistance, counseling andconcrete services.

50 South Emerson Street
Mt. Prospect, Il 60056
847-870-5680
www.mountprospect.org

The Community Connections Center-The Human Services Department coordinates the center, and works with individuals and families to enhance their social, mental and physical well being by providing counseling, advocacy, case management, health screenings, social services and nursing outreach, information and referral, and emergency financial assistance.

1711 W.Algonquin Rd
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
847-506-4930
www.mountprospect.org

 

Alexian Brothers Health System-provides a variety of services including outpatient counseling and in patient treatment

Website

 

Catholic Charities-provides a variety of resources including counseling, education, emergency assistance, legal, homelessness and pregnancy/maternity assistance

www.catholiccharities.net
312-655-7700

 

Omni Youth Service-

Wheeling-847-541-0199
Arlington Heights: 847-253-6010

Salvation Army Counseling Center-Des Plaines, Arlington Heights, Hoffman Estates

847-392-0265

Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault- Crisis center services are confidential, free and available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Also known as Northwest CASA

For crisis center information and locations go towww.icasa.org

Community Alternatives Unlimited-provides services for people who are coping with both the short and long term effects of any disabling condition, as well as for individuals dealing with the conditions of poverty.

1580 South Milwaukee Ave, Suite 402
Libertyville, IL 60048
847-247-0753
www.cau.org

ALLKIDS-healthcare for all kids

1-866-ALL-KIDS
www.allkids.com

Kenneth Young Center-provides outpatient services for children and adolescents such as individual therapy, family therapy, community support, case management and group therapy.

1001 Rohlwing Rd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
847-524-8800
www.kennethyoung.org