Indian Prairie School District
North Aurora, Illinois
Lisa Matik is a Licensed School Psychologist at Metea Valley High School in North Aurora, Illinois. Lisa received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Illinois State University and minored in Speech Pathology and Audiology. Lisa continued her graduate education at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville where she earned her Master of Science degree in Clinical Child and School Psychology and her Specialist degree in School Psychology. Lisa was the 2009 Illinois School Psychologist Association (ISPA) Research Grant Award winner for her research supporting her thesis on Personality Influences on Bullying Behavior and Victims.
Lisa has experience with individual counseling, group counseling, social skills training, risk assessments, crisis intervention, special education and 504 evaluations, teacher/parent consultation, and serving on various district-wide committees. Lisa also has experience working with students ages 18-22 with disabilities on social skills, daily life skills, and vocational training.
Lisa has presented on topics such as Supporting Students Transitioning from Hospitalization, Strategies to Use When Working with Students with Mental Health Issues with AMITA, Overcoming Perfectionism, and How to Raise Resilient Children with Jacqueline Rhew of AMITA. Lisa also participated in a panel Parent University discussion with Barrington High School’s Technology Department, Barrington Police Department, and the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office on the topic of Internet Safety. Lisa has presented to high school students on various topics such as mental health, depression, suicide awareness, internet safety, and Erin’s Law.
Lisa has completed certifications allowing for instruction of the Adolescent Depression Awareness Program , Question Persuade Refer (QPR) Gatekeeper Training, and Question Persuade Refer Level 2 Suicide Triage Training. In addition, Lisa has completed basic and advanced trainings on Student Behavioral Threat Assessment developed by the School and Campus Safety Program in collaboration with the Illinois Terrorism Task Force and Western Illinois University.
Sunday, July 21
9:15 AM – 11:15 AM