Sybil Baker, L.C.S.W.
Sybil Baker joined the Center for Childhood Resilience in 2014. Ms. Baker provides coaching and on-site support to schools as part of the expansion of Behavioral Health Teams in Chicago public schools. She is also the Tier II training coordinator for the team, organizing and facilitating trainings and on-going supported implementation for school-based clinicians on a variety of topics, including best practices for treating trauma and aggression in youth. In 2016, Ms. Baker was presented with the Social Work Exemplar Award from Lurie Children's Hospital for excellence in her field.
Ms. Baker graduated from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration. She then served as a Type 73 school social worker, ACES Counselor and Behavior Intervention Specialist in both public and charter schools in Chicago for nine years. She obtained a post-master’s Certificate in Advanced Practice in Schools from Loyola University Chicago, Family & School Partnership Program. Prior to officially joining the Center Childhood Resilience, Ms. Baker partnered with the team for five years as an implementation trainer for school-based group counseling interventions such as Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) and Anger Coping.