Psy.D Student at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and former Youth Engagement Director of United Synagogue Youth
Daniel Warshawsky is a current PsyD Student at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Most recently, he worked as the Engagement Director for the Midwest branch of United Synagogue Youth (USY), the youth movement for Conservative Jewish teens in North America. In this role, he worked with professional staff and teen leaders from throughout the Midwest to create and implement innovative social, educational, and leadership programming for teens. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Jewish Studies, and Marketing from Indiana University. Daniel is extremely passionate about mental health awareness and is a board member of No Shame on U, an organization dedicated to reducing the stigma associated with mental health conditions. He has received certifications in Youth and Adult Mental Health First Aid, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), and has facilitated support groups for teens. He is frequently asked to speak about the topic of mental health at schools, synagogues, and community organizations in Chicago. Daniel was the 2020 recipient of Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago Springboard Division’s LEAD Award, given to one outstanding Chicagoland youth professional each year. Daniel spends his free time playing the guitar and piano, reading, and enjoying time with friends and family.