Jen McCulloch, LMSW
Jen McCulloch is a licensed Master’s Social Worker and a state certified School Social Worker. She has over 16 years of experience working as a social worker in the state of Michigan.
Ms. McCulloch earned her Masters in Social Work from the University of Michigan in 2000 with a specialization in the practice area of Children and Youth in Families and Society. Ms. McCulloch spent a year training in the Ann Arbor Public Schools and another year in the Wayne-Westland Community Schools. She continued to work in the Wayne-Westland Schools servicing at-risk populations of students for 16 years. Ms. McCulloch holds membership in several professional organizations including the National Association of Social Workers and the Michigan Association of School Social Workers.
Ms. McCulloch’s focus with youth includes interventions for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Emotional Impairments and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. She has extensive experience with special education services and interventions for children with these disabilities. In addition, she is well-versed in special education law, functional behavior assessment and behavior intervention plans. Ms. McCulloch is a strong advocate of appropriately providing for the needs of children within the school setting.
Ms. McCulloch implements a strength-based perspective that includes a focus on the whole person within all aspects of life. She works with her clients to identify areas of strength as well as identifying areas for maximizing excellence. Ms. McCulloch has several years of training in the Leader In Me program and over nine years with Positive Behavior Intervention Supports programming. She serves as a mentor to other professionals in implementing strength-based positive programming with young people.
Ms. McCulloch’s private practice is focused on working with children, youth and adults to build life enhancing skills whether it is related to school, work or life success. Her approach includes social skills training, mindfulness, leadership skills and enhancement of executive functioning skills.