Sha'rika Wilson, BSW, MSW

 

Sha'rika Wilson

Education:

  • Master of Social Work in Health and Gerontology Loyola University Chicago, 2011

Sha'rika has over 10 years experience working in the Social Work/Services field. She graduated with her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Loyola University Chicago in 2010. She later received her Master of Social Work degree from Loyola University Chicago in 2011. She enjoys working with diverse populations and has a minor in Black World Studies. Sha'rika obtained her experience at a young age working with foster children, and through employment in daycare businesses. Her first passion in the social services field was children. Throughout the years Sha'rika has held various positions working in Illinois school districts assisting special needs children, teen parents and mentally disabled children- grades elementary through high school. Sha'rika has volunteered and provided services at various Community agencies throughout the Chicago area. Amongst them she's serviced battered women, teen parents and mentored young children. Sha'rika also provided services through a local hospital on Chicago's North side where her passion for the elderly and mentally ill population flourished. At the hospital she provided both inpatient and outpatient services including: senior support groups, resource and referrals, discharge follow-up, residential placement, radiology case management and advance directives. Highlighting her passion for health, Sha'rika later went on to work in a Psychiatric hospital located in Louisville Kentucky where she received thorough training on working with the severely mentally ill and substance abuse populations, providing services such as behavior management and therapeutic support groups. She has been trained in a wide variety of clinical techniques, theories and interventions. She is the proud mother of one and a devoted member of her family. Sha'rika recently joined Hamilton Center, Inc in August 2012, where she will continue to provide safe and effective client centered treatment to consumers.