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Course

  • 44501 Clinical Research: Using Evidence in Clinical Decision Making

Job experience

  • Private Practice
  • Consultant/Organizational Coach/Qualitative Researcher, Mental Health America of Illinois
  • Training and Curriculum Development Program Specialist, Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at the University of Chicago and Northshore University Health System
  • Visiting Program Director, University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute for Juvenile Research

Fields of Special Interest

  • The role of compassion in elevating individuals and organizations
  • Closing the knowing-doing gap through professional education that is responsive and relevant to the challenges practitioners face
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Contextual factors of high-demand work environments that influence human flourishing

Publications or presentations

  • Building a Resilient Law Firm:  What it means and why it matters. Continuing Legal Education Program Series. Chicago, IL.  2015-2017. 

  • Cultivating Professional  Responsibility:  Collectively turning up the volume on humanity at work to make a happy, healthy, ethical lawyer.  Continuing Legal Education Program Series.  Chicago, IL  2015-2017.

  • The Art and Science of Remediating Burnout  in the Legal Profession.  University of Chicago Law School Wellness Wednesday Series.  Chicago, IL.  March 2016 and 2017.

     

Jeff Simms

Jeff Simms, AM '12

"I chose to study social work, and especially policy, because I believe working at that level is where one can truly affect some of the wider causes of poverty and homelessness."