Department of Counselor Education
Office: CLS- 4110
Phone: (773) 442-5553
Ed.D., Counselor Education, Northern Illinois University
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Universidad de Belgrano, Buenos Aries, Argentina
B.A., Clinical Psychology, Universidad de Belgrano, Buenos Aries, Argentina
NEIU Courses Taught
Developmental Counseling (402), Family Counseling (420), Advanced Family Counseling (421), Multicultural Counseling (430), Counseling Couples (432), Practicum and Internship Seminar (445, 465, & 475)
Thomas, A., & Schwarzbaum, S. (2005). Culture and identity: Stories for counselors and therapists. Sage.
Schwarzbaum, S. "Low-income Latinos and drop out: Strategies to prevent dropout." Journal of Multicultural
Counseling and Development, Extra 2004, 32, 296-306.
Schwarzbaum, S. (2004). "Growing pains: Conflicts are the background music of family life." Psychotherapy
Networker. January/February issue.
Schwarzbaum, S. (2002). "Why do low-income Latino/a continue to underutilize counseling services? Strategies to
increase utilization and prevent dropout." Illinois Counseling Association Journal, 149, pp. 25-37.
Schwarzbaum, S. (2001). Book review. "Addressing cultural complexities in practice: A framework for clinicians and
counselors." Counseling Today, December.
Schwarzbaum, S. (2002). Book review. "Addressing cultural complexities in practice: A framework for clinicians and
counselors." Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. January.
Schwarzbaum, S. (2000). Book review. "Family therapy with Hispanics: Toward appreciating diversity." Counseling
Schwarzbaum, S. Working with Latinos: Implications for service providers. Outreach Community Ministries, April 8,
Schwarzbaum, S. Loss and grief in the Latino family: Therapeutic implications. 12th Annual International
Hispanic/Latino Mental Health Week conference, sponsored by Latino Family Institute, October 8, 2004.
Schwarzbaum, S., & Rueda-Alvarez, C. Latinos in our schools and communities. Implications for service delivery.
ICA Conference, November, 2004.
Schwarzbaum, S., & Rothstein, K. Latinos in higher education. ICA Conference, November, 2004.
Schwarzbaum, S. Raising Latino children in the United States. Parent University presentation to Spanish speaking
parents. Lake Zurich School District, Illinois. March, 2003.
Schwarzbaum, S. Working with difficult clients: What our countertransference tells us about ourselves and the
clients we work with. The Bridge. March 11, 2003.
Schwarzbaum, S. Love and loss in the Latino family. Family Institute, Evanston, Ilinois. March 28, 2003.
Schwarzbaum, S. Multicultural competency of helpers. Parent-Infant Program, Evanston Hospital, Evanston, Illinois.
April 28, 2003.
Schwarzbaum, S. Working with immigrant families: Clinical issues and therapeutic implications. Oakton
Community College. September 26, 2003.
Schwarzbaum, S. Epilepsy and the Hispanic family. Epilepsy Foundation. July 10, 2003.
Schwarzbaum, S. Working with Latinos. Latino Services PRoviders' Netowrk, Dupage County, Illinois. November 7,
Wayne, J., & Schwarzbaum, S. Consider this: Working with immigrants. Central States Institute of Addiction.
February 12, 2002.
Schwarzbaum, S. Working with immigrant families. DuPage County School District. Counselor Institute Day. March
Schwarzbaum, S. Multicultural counseling: Something old, something new. Presentation to internship site
supervisors. Department of Counselor Education Annual site supervisors luncheon. March 8, 2002.
Schwarzbaum, S. When clients don't come back: Engagement with clients of diverse ethnic and socioeconomic
backgrounds. Illinois Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Professional Development Series. March
Schwarzbaum, S. Multicultural diversity in clinical practice. St. Therese Medical Center. Presentation to doctoral
interns in the Psychology Training Program. Series of six presentations. March 8, 15, 22, 29, and April 12 and
Schwarzbaum, S. La communicacion empatic and manejo del estres. (Empathic communication and stress
management.) Parent University. Presentation to Spanish speaking parents. Lake Zurich School District.
March 16, 2002.
Schwarzbaum, S. Pretheray orientation and prevention of drop out from counseling services. Scholarship and
Guidance Association. April 8, 2002.
Schwarzbaum, S. Counseling Hispanic clients. Presentation to students in the Master's program in Counseling
Psychology. Northwestern University, April 16, 2002.
Schwarzbaum, S. Ethnocultural countertransference. Internation Latino Mental Health Conference. October 10,
Schwarzbaum, S. Early engagement with clients for prevention of drop out from counseling services. Family
Service of South Lake County. Presentation to interns and staff. October 10, 2002.
Schwarzbaum, S. Death in the Latino family: Helping a surviving spouse. Horizon Hospice and Mexican Fine Arts
Center Conference. October 15, 2002. (Video of presentation available at www.horizonhospice.org).
Schwarzbaum, S. Love and commitment in the Latino family life cycle. American Association for Marriage and
Family Therapy 60th Annual Conference. Cincinnato, Ohio. October 26, 2002.
Clinical Member of American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Illinois Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
American Counseling Association
Illinois Counseling Association
American Association of Marriage and Marital Therapy
International Association for Family Counselors
Member, Clinical Experiences Committee (1999-present)
Member, Family Counseling Program Committee (2000-present)
Advisor, Masters Degree in Family Counseling program
Member, Student Retention Advisory Committee (2001-present)
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