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Carmen Holley, L.C.S.W.

Social Worker

Carmen Holley joined the Center for Childhood Resilience in 2017. Mrs. Holley is involved in multiple projects, namely supporting the work of our School Mental Health Team, providing on-site support and coaching to our school and community partners.  Mrs. Holley is a Tier II training coordinator, where she organizes and facilitates trainings and provides on-going supported implementation for school-based clinicians.  

Mrs. Holley is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and has over ten years of experience providing trauma informed intervention and mental health supports to children and adolescents. Prior to joining the Center for Childhood Resilience, Mrs. Holley was a Student Supports Manager with Communities in Schools of Chicago.  In that role, she delivered clinical and case management services to students in school settings, facilitated group interventions and partnered with school leaders, staff and community members.  Mrs. Holley has received a certification in Social Emotional Learning and Mindfulness and was part of a research project with the University of Michigan's School of Public Health “Fathers and Sons Project." Most recently, Mrs. Holley has been named a 2019-2020 Barbara Bowman Leadership Fellow by the Erikson Institute Early Childhood Leadership Academy.

Mrs. Holley received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Xavier University of Louisiana and a Master’s degree in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago. 

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