Dr. Kimberly Schellin-Rog, nominated by the Community Crisis Center, works tirelessly on behalf of women’s rights and has increased awareness of domestic and sexual abuse.
Kim has been with the Community Crisis Center since 2002. She began as an abuse intervention counselor. In 2008 she was promoted to the position of Coordinator of the Sexual Assault Program and in 2012 became the Coordinator of the Domestic Violence Program. Kim coordinates and implements training programs for law enforcement, legal, medical and other service providers. She also conducts training for staff and professionals regarding Domestic Violence, Elder Abuse, Stalking, Human Trafficking, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse. Despite her busy schedule she has also added two part-time positions as an adjunct professor at Elgin Community College and Judson University.
Kim exemplifies the qualities of a good leader. She is respectful of every individual, listens to the concerns and needs of clients and staff, encourages growth and strives to meet clinical and ethical standards, all in a professional yet caring manner. Kim has committed herself to the field of women’s rights and eradicating violence against women.
For this, and much more Dr. Kimberly Schellin-Rog has been chosen for the 2018 Marie Grolich Award for Social Service.