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Sybil Baker, L.C.S.W.

Social Worker

Sybil Baker joined the Center for Childhood Resilience in 2014. Ms. Baker’s work focuses on organizing and facilitating training and supported implementation for Tier II evidence-based interventions on a variety of topics, including best practices for treating trauma and aggression in youth in school settings. To increase the awareness of the impact of trauma on children, and strategies for building trauma-informed settings, Ms. Baker partners with school and community organizations to provide tailored training and on-going coaching to meet the needs of the particular setting. In a variety of school districts, she facilitates a train-the-trainer model with multidisciplinary staff to disseminate trauma education in their area. Ms. Baker also provides support to schools implementing the Behavioral Health Team model. In 2016, Ms. Baker was presented with the Social Work Exemplar Award from Lurie Children's Hospital for excellence in her field. 

Ms. Baker is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has nine years of experience as a Type 73 school social worker, ACES Counselor and Behavior Intervention Specialist in both public and charter schools in Chicago. 

Ms. Baker graduated from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration. She obtained a post-master’s Certificate in Advanced Practice in Schools from Loyola University Chicago, Family & School Partnership Program. 

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