Allyson has worked in a variety of settings with children, teenagers and their families. Most recently, Allyson worked with Firman Community Services in Rolling Meadows. Prior to that she worked with Chicago Adventure Therapy and with Early Beginnings in Macomb, Illinois. She has a passion for making a difference, and at St. Mary’s she works with birth mothers and adoptive families to complete domestic placements. Allyson holds a bachelor’s in social work from Western Illinois University, and a master’s in social work from Loyola University Chicago.