Phone: 708-283-2706


Degrees and Certifications:

Licensed Social Worker LSW 2022 Governors State University: Masters in School Social Work 2017 Governors State University: Bachelors in Communication Disorders 2012

Mrs. Charisma Mabry-Peden

Mrs. Peden is the School Social Worker at Richton Square this school year! This is her 2nd year counseling at Richton Square but her 4th year as a School Social Worker. She has experience working within the general education population & has over 8 years of experience working with children and young adults within the Communication Development (ASD) Program & Destiny (Medically fragile and Developmental Disabilities) program at a Special Education cooperative.

Mrs. Peden has experience working as a Medical Social Worker at the Hospice of the Calumet Area in Munster, Indiana. She continues to provide ongoing counseling as a Bereavement Volunteer. She has worked for a Residential therapeutic day school in Schererville, IN grades 4th-12th with a range of mental disorders. She has worked with kids and young adults with behavioral challenges, learning disabilities, ASD, ADHD, psychological disorders, and other needs. Mrs. Peden's passion is to continue working with young children in need.

Mrs. Peden enjoys spending quality time at home with her husband and baby boy.

Mrs. Peden's experiences have helped her become a more sensitive, respectful, and patient person.