David Schwartz

David Schwartz, PhD, a CCFH core faculty member, specializes in developmental and learning difficulties of adolescents and has taught and supervised clinical work on a range of adolescent and family issues. Dr. Schwartz is a licensed clinical psychologist whose areas of expertise include: adolescents & families, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), affective dysregulation, delinquency, chronic illness, and disability. He received an MA in Educational Psychology from the University of Chicago, and a PhD in clinical psychology from Northwestern University. Dr. Schwartz has been adjunct faculty at the University of Chicago, and has taught at the Adler School for Professional Psychology, DePaul University, and St. Xavier College. He was Director of the Clinical Department of the Juvenile Detention Center (Audy Home) for ten years. He taught public school in New York for five years, where he had been deeply involved in ground breaking efforts in creating school partnerships with the community.