Haley J, LSW

Child Development Specialist, Social Worker

Blue Bird Day Staff and Haley J

Blue Bird Day Employee Since 2019


Masters in Social Work, specialization in children and families
Loyola University of Chicago

Bachelors Degree in Social Work
Western Michigan University

Clinical Expertise

  • Early childhood intervention 
  • Bereavement with children and families 

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My Story

Hi! My name is Haley, I have been working with children and their families for since the beginning of my undergrad experience. Children have always been a passion of mine, it amazes me how resilient they truly are. I am also fascinated by how much impact and power a family, support system, and community can have. That is why I love working with both, children and their families, to help everyone reach their highest potential! 

My Blue Bird Day

What I enjoy the most about Blue Bird is getting to work with children in various settings; in large groups, small groups, individually, outside, in a classroom, and even out in their community. It gives a therapist the opportunity to really understand a child in all environments and gives the child an opportunity to really show their strengths! 

My Blue Bird Day Goals

  1. Earn my LCSW
  2. Earn my CTC (clinical trauma competency)


From my clients: “The teacher Ms. Haley is first of all like a second mom for him, then the educator, always ready for replying all my requests.” 

From my peer: “Haley is a key player in keeping everything running and organized for the Kinder team – she is always willing to go above and beyond for her kids! She brings passion, creativity, and understanding to the table with every client she works with. Haley is one of a kind and we are so lucky to work alongside her every day.”