Christine Escobar-Sawicki, MSW, LCSW

University of Illinois UCE
1010 W Nevada
Urbana, IL 60453
Phone: 217-244-5229
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: September 21, 2017

Christine Escobar-Sawicki

Discipline Coordinators: Social Work
Discipline(s): Social Work
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Education: BSW - Illinois State University, 1995
MSW - The University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration, 1997
Service: Association of Social Work Boards Standard Setting Panel, 2017
Faculty Advisor, Alpha Pi Sigma Sorority - UIUC, 2015 - Present
Board of Directors, NASW-Illinois chapter, 2016 - Present


2011 - Present, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Social Work
Clinical Assistant Professor - Field Education
Assist in the implementation of field education program including selecting and monitoring field placement sites, providing training and support to field instructors and students; advise MSW students, teach field seminar courses, serve on various committees

2011 - 2013, Palos Community Hospital
Counseled patients and families in outpatient mental health and chemical dependency programs

2001- 2011, Chicago Children's Advocacy Center
Supervised Intake, Advocacy and Forensic Interviewing Department's, directed Quality Improvement activities, conducted forensic interviews with children, provided court testimony

1999- 2001, Gulf Coast Children's Advocacy Center - Florida. Conducted forensic interviews and psychosocial evaluations regarding abuse allegations

1997-1999, Capital City Youth Services - Florida
Coordinated short term residential program for runaway youth, counseled families and youth.

1996 - 1998, Center for Health Administration Studies- University of Chicago, Research Assistant, Evaluated the impact of a federally funded infant mortality initiative on individual and community-level health outcomes, created SAS programs to analyze computerized data

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, State of Illinois