Joan’s Professional Resume

 

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Present – 1984

  • Experienced therapist with children, families, couples, individuals and groups
  • Specializes in women’s issues, relationship development, bereavement, spirituality, anxiety, depression, stress management, and life style changes
  • Offices: 1802 Division Suite 203 Morris, IL 60450 and 15726 Frederick Ave, Plainfield, IL 60544

Community Educator Present – 1980

  • Owner/Facilitator of Triumphant Endeavors, a company promoting emotional and spiritual growth, and continung education for licensed counselors & social workers
  • Author and instructor of The Can-Do Kid/Teen, self-esteem and confidence building course for children 9-12 years old
  • Internationally certified instructor and trainer for Redirecting Children’s Behavior
  • Noted national speaker at International Network for Children and Families at San Diego, Tampa, Houston and Atlanta; DuPage Association for the Education of the Young Child, GOAEYC, Parent University
  • Served on the advisory board for North Central College and Woodridge Wholistic Center
  • Designs, markets and presents community educational programs

Consultant Present – 1987

  • To administrators, teachers, staffs for conflict management and team building
  • To child-care givers, teachers, parents for child behavior management

Pastoral Minister 1977 – 1984          

  • Created, marketed and facilitated retreats for families, women and professionals
  • Organized activities and provided support groups for singles
  • Made home and hospital visitations to the sick and dying and their families
  • Co-designed religious education program for 800 families; trained volunteer teachers

Certified Teacher 1977 – 1970

  •  Taught elementary and junior high students

Entrepreneur                                                                                                                                        

  • Wrote and recorded audio tape, In Touch With God; and a CD, Meditations for a Parent’s Heart
  • Guest speaker for WGN and NBC on parenting issues