Roberta Ward, MSW, LSW is the School Program Coordinator at Willow House. Roberta first began serving Willow House as a group facilitator in Arlington Heights in 1999. Over the years, she has also been involved with program development, family camp and the annual benefit. Roberta served on the Willow House Board of Directors from 2001 – 2005. Most recently, Roberta has taken on the role of School Program Coordinator and is very excited about the opportunity to bring Willow House grief support services into area schools, to advocate for the needs of grieving children and teens in the school setting and to collaborate with teachers, school social workers and administrators on creating greater understanding and support for grieving students in their schools. Roberta lives in the Northwest suburbs with her husband and two daughters.