Mrs. Caren Talbot



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Mrs. Caren Talbot

Caren Talbot is our social worker here at Hawthorne School. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Aurora University and has been practicing social work for over 20 years. She has worked in District 200 since 2009 and currently splits her time between Hawthorne and Pleasant Hill. She is at Hawthorne on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. 

Mrs. Talbot works with all students and families at Hawthorne. She provides direct services to students and their families including casework, group counseling, individual counseling, and classroom presentations as well as providing crisis intervention, consultation and making referrals to community agencies.  She is part of the assessment process for special education students and may provide direct and indirect services to those students.  She consults with teachers and administrators and frequently participates on teams within the schools.

Mrs. Talbot loves being able to work with students and enjoys helping them be their most successful self!

You can reach Mrs. Talbot at 630-682-2065 or email her at

Last Modified on October 2, 2014