Shannon Wise is a mother of three children and was born and raised in Southern Illinois. She worked with flood victims of Southern Illinois for Shawnee Alliance for Seniors and with Lutheran Child and Family Services in the therapeutic foster care program. Shannon enjoys working with children and families to allow for reunification of the family whenever possible.
While working at Lutheran Social Services of Illinois, Sharon Wise earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Missouri Baptist University in April 2014. She then continued my education in the Advanced Standing MSW program at SIUC. Wise is currently interning at Big Muddy Correctional Facility in Ina, IL. Upon graduation, she hopes to continue her work in building therapeutic relationships with individuals processing trauma.