Alec Ross graduated from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration and is a licensed clinical social worker and certified substance abuse counselor. He has worked in the field for over 37 years. He currently is the Clinical Director at Family Services of Glencoe. In addition, he is an adjunct faculty member at Loyola University in the Graduate School of Social Work and at the Institute for Clinical Social Work where he teaches Substance Abuse Treatment. He has had extensive experience consulting with various mental health agencies and schools in the areas of Social/Emotional Learning, program development, substance abuse prevention and intervention, and suicide prevention and intervention. Al works with adolescents and adults in individual, family, couple and group counseling.