School of Professional Studies
Social Work and Criminal Justice
1982, B.A., Coe College
1993, M.S.W., University of Illinois at Chicago
Doctoral work in clinical psychology, Adler School of Professional Psychology
With more than 26 years in the field of social work/mental health, Professor Lee teaches courses in substance abuse, mental health issues, criminal personality disorders, groups and families. His academic interests include adult children of chemically dependent family systems, life span development and faith in mental health.
A licensed clinical social worker, and a certified alcohol and other drug counselor, he has worked with chronically mentally ill and chemically dependent populations, as well as provided individual, marital and family therapies. He is recognized as a substance abuse professional by the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association. He is also a member of the National and Illinois Psychological Associations.
Flower gardening, baseball, old movies, bike rides and community theatre are some of his leisure interests. He and his wife, Cynthia, reside in Kankakee and have two daughters, Meghan and Victoria, and one grandson, Jackson.