Allison Stevens is the Clinical Director at Knapp School & Yeshiva. She has worked at our school since 2002, serving in the functions as a school social worker, intake coordinator, and clinical coordinator, prior to moving into the Director position. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Allison’s specializations include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and collaborative problem solving (CPS). She is also the leader of the school’s internal CPS Committee, which is working to bring the concepts of the collaborative problem solving model more widely into the JCFS Chicago educational environment. Previously, Allison worked with youth ages 5-21 in a residential treatment setting, a different therapeutic day school, and in a community mental health agency, all in the Chicago area. Allison earned her Master of Social Work degree from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at University of Illinois, Chicago, specializing in School Social Work.