Attended Carl Sandberg Community College and the University of Illinois at Chicago for undergraduate degrees.
He also attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Addams School of Social Work for his Master’s Degree.
He has worked in human services most of his life, starting in a hospital as a housekeeper, orderly and activity therapist in the inpatient psychiatric unit.
Steven has worked as an Intensive In-Home Therapist for DHS, Waiver Case Manager, Case Management Supervisor and briefly for Vocational Rehabilitation.
Steven has worked with people of all ages, from infants to the elderly. He has experience with many mental health and disability issues, including intellectual disabilities, substance abuse, parent-child conflict and traumatic brain injury.