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Sybil Baker, L.C.S.W.

Social Worker

Sybil Baker joined the Center for Childhood Resilience in 2014. Ms. Baker is the Tier II lead for the team, organizing and facilitating evidence-based trainings and on-going supported implementation for school-based clinicians on a variety of interventions including Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS), Bounce Back, and Anger Coping. She also provides consultation, coaching and training to school districts, after-school programs, and community organizations on the development and implementation of trauma-informed practices. In addition, Ms. Baker has worked with school districts in Chicagoland to support the development and sustainability of Behavioral Health Teams (BHTs). In 2016, Ms. Baker was presented with the Social Work Exemplar Award from Lurie Children's Hospital for excellence in her field.

Prior to joining CCR, Ms. Baker partnered with the team for five years as an implementation trainer for multiple Tier II interventions. She 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.

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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