Carmen Holley, L.C.S.W.
Carmen Holley joined the Center for Childhood Resilience in 2017. As a Mental Health Consultant –Social Worker, Mrs. Holley will be 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 will also be a Tier II training coordinator, where she will organize and facilitate trainings and provide 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. She received a Master’s degree in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago. She is also an alumna of Xavier University of Louisiana, where she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. 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 recently received a certification in Social Emotional Learning and Mindfulness and is part of a research project with the University of Michigan School of Public Health’s “Fathers and Sons Project."