CURRICULUM VITAE

Joseph Palombo

Office Address:
626 Homewood Avenue, #307
Highland Park, IL 60035
Phone: 847/432-7130
Fax: 847/432-7130

Email: jp@josephpalombo.com
Website: www.JosephPalombo.com

Education:

1969 Certificate, Child Therapy Program, Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis.
1959 M.A. (Social Work), School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago.
1957 M.A. (Philosophy), Yale University.
1954 B.A. (Philosophy), New School for Social Research, New York.

Current Employment and Professional Activities:

2007– Member Advisory Board, Educational Therapy Institute
2005– Member of the Board of Trustees of the Accreditation Council for Psychoanalytic Education. Inc.
2003–2006 Co-Chair: Section on Children & Adolescent Mental Disorders, PDM (Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual)
2000– Corresponding Member, Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, California.
1997– Consultant, Rush Neurobehavioral Center, Rush Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago.
1992– Founding Dean and Faculty Member, Institute for Clinical Social Work, Chicago.
1991– Consulting Editor, Psychoanalytic Social Work.
1983– Consulting Editor, Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal.
1970– Faculty Member, Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Therapy Program, Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis.
1968– Private Practice (Part-time), Individual psychotherapy of children, adolescents and adults.

Academic and Other Honors:

2009 Edna Reiss-Sophie Greenberg Davis Chair, Reiss-Davis Child Study Center. “Recognizing Outstanding Profession in the Field of Child/Adolescent Mental Health.” March 16, 2009.
2006 Founder’s Award, Rush Neurobehavioral Center, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center
2005 Lifetime Achievement Award, Northern Illinois Chapter, National Association of Social Workers
2001 Lifetime Achievement Award, National Membership Committee on Psychoanalysis for Clinical Social Work.
2000 Who’s Who in America
2000 Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
1999 Awarded the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters by the Institute for Clinical Social Work, Chicago.
1990 Honorary Member, Board of Trustees, Clinical Social Work Institute, Washington, D.C.
1984 Honorary Member, Board of Trustees, California Institute for Clinical Social Work.
1982 National Academies of Practice in Social Work (Founding Member).

Prior Academic Appointments and Work Experience:

1995–1997 Associate Director, Rush Neurobehavioral Center, Rush Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago.
1994–1995 Research Associate, Department of Pediatrics, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago.
1994–1995 Instructor, Doctoral Program, School of Social Work, Loyola University of Chicago.
1981–1992 Dean, Institute for Clinical Social Work, Chicago.
1982–1984 Faculty Member, Program for Advanced Clinical Social Work Practice, School of Social Work, Loyola University of Chicago.
1976–1978 Administrative Director, BarrHarris Center for the Study of Separation and Loss During Childhood, Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis.
1970–1978 Administrative Director, Child Therapy Program, and Coordinator Continuing Education Program, Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis.
1970–1982 Lecturer and Summer Institutes Leader (Parttime), School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago.

Areas of Special Interest Within the Profession:

Individual treatment of children, adolescents, and adults.
Diagnosis and treatment of the emotional problems of children, adolescents, and adults with learning disabilities.
The application of Self Psychology to clinical social work.