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Glenbrook Special Education Parent Group

The Glenbrook Special Education Parent Association is an Organization of parents of young adults with disabilities form all Glenbrook Schools.  By partnering with the Glenbrook staff, the North Suburban Special Education District (NSSED) and other experts, our purpose is to provide parents with education resources, and networking opportunities to better prepare our children for the future.  

See the list of upcoming events below.  Flyers and Presentation Copies will be available on this link:

Presentation Copies Link

Workshop Flyer Link

                                           PRESENTATION TOPICS AND DATES


September 22, 2014

What:  When Teens Push Your Buttons;  How To Maintain Your Sanity and Still Be A Good Parent

Presenter:  Gary R. Hill, Psy.D, LMFT, CSADC, GRH Consulting

Where:  Glenbrook South High School

Time:  7:00pm

October 22, 2014

What:  Social Connections for Students with Special Needs

Presenter:  Hollie Sobel, PhD, The Family Institute at Northwestern

Where:  Glenbrook South

Time:  7:00pm

November 2014

What:  Behind the Orange Curtain:  A Look At The Prescription Drug Epidemic

Presenter:  Sara Watts, MA, LPC, Rosecrance

Where:  TBA

Time:  TBA

January 29, 2015

What:  Managing Stress and Anxiety, Sponsored by Glenbrook 225 Special Education                Parent Association


           Learn strategies to help adolescents build a competitive edge/function in                            uncomfortable and stressful situations.

Time:  8:30am to 10:00am 

Where:  Lyceum (Room 103) at Glenbrook South High School, 4000 West Lake Avenue,              Glenview, IL  http://www.glenbrook225.org/gbs/home

Who:  Jackie Rhew, LPC, CADC - Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified                        Substance Abuse Specialist

Jackie received her Bachelor of Social Work from Valparaiso University and her Master of Clinical Psychology from Capella University.  Currently Jackie is the Assistant Director of the School Anxiety/Refusal Program at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital in Hoffman Estates.  Her past experience has focused in with adolescents and young adults dealing with eating disorders, self injury, substance abuse, grief issues, trauma, depression, and anxiety. 

March 2015

What:  Plan for Achieving Self Support (PASS) Planning

Presenter:  Co-Sponsored with NSSED

Where:  TBA

Time:  TBA