Date: Wednesdays,

July 10, 17, 24, 31 & August 7

(5 sessions)

Time: 7:00 - 8:00 PM (CT) / 8:00 - 9:00 PM (ET)


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Facilitators: Prof. Dr. Kutzen & Jay



  • Developing Coping Strategies for Post Incarceration Syndrome
  • This is the second part of PICS. It focuses on developing coping strategies and support mechanisms.



Prof. Dr. Kutzen is Founder and Director of Employee Consultation Services, a comprehensive human resources firm specializing in designing and managing occupational health services.
Her background and experience focus on guiding organizations in policy evaluation and developing practices related to corporate social responsibility, specifically their relationship between corporate activity and social issues. Additional services include implementing and managing workplace Employee Assistance Programs, trauma /critical incident debriefing, conducting programs in human resource development and family business consultation.

Dr. Kutzen is a cum laude graduate of the University of Chicago. School of Social Service Administration. She received her Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Addams College of Social Work.

Nationally recognized as a pioneer in the delivery of social services in the workplace, she is a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers, the National Association of Social Workers and its Illinois Chapter.

She is Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Addams College of Social Work and the Dominican University, River Forest, IL Graduate School of Social Work.

Her academic and teaching interests are in the areas of addiction, crisis intervention and skill development for graduate student interns. Dr. Kutzen is also the Employee Assistance Program Area Clinician for the Chicago Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), a contract position she has held for sixteen years.