Irma Hernandez

Irma Hernández

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Bilingual (Spanish), DHD Family Clinic


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1640 W. Roosevelt Rd., 111 DHSP

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Irma Hernández is a bilingual/bicultural licensed clinical social worker, with 28 years experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. She received her bachelor’s degree in social science/social welfare, with a double major in Spanish, at Mundelein College of Loyola University, in 1983. In 1993, she obtained her master's degree in social work at UIC Jane Addams College of Social Work.

For the past 23 years, Ms. Hernández has been working at the UIC Development Disabilities Family Clinics' diagnostic program and she has done great work with the Latino community via groups for parents and their children.

Ms. Hernández is fluent in reading, writing and speaking Spanish.

Service to the Community

Ms. Hernández is also an active member of Grupo Salto, a non-profit organization, which collaborates with UIC’s Development Disabilities Family Clinics. Grupo Salto is a support group for families who have a child or children on the Autism Spectrum.

Leadership in the Profession

LEND, Discipline Coordinator

Notable Honors

2014 - Aspire Award Recipient, UIC


Bachelors Degree in Social Science and Social Welfare with a double major in Spanish from Mundelein College of Loyola University in June, 1983
Masters Degree in Social Work with a concentration on Child and Family from UIC Jane Addams College of Social Work in May, 1993