Emily Mysel is the senior program manager at Family Service of Glencoe (FSG) and serves as a crisis response worker with Glencoe Public Safety. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Miami University of Ohio and holds a Master of Social Work degree from University of Illinois at Chicago-Jane Addams College of Social Work, with a concentration in community health and urban development. Emily has been working with older adults and their families for the past 17 years. Her clinical expertise includes educating clients and their families on the complexities of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias and providing support and referrals throughout their aging journey. Emily has vast experience in bereavement and end of life support, community outreach, and facilitating support groups. Emily’s passion for her work, combined with a commitment to providing older adults and their families the respect, compassion, and dignity they so deserve, is founded in her enduring love for her grandparents.
Breakout #1: The Illinois Way: The Development of Police Social Work in Illinois, Yesterday and Today
The history of Police Social Work in Illinois spans almost 40 years. This presentation will provide a brief history of its development, current types of programs in practice, and Police Social Work from the law enforcement officer perspective.