EP71: Child Welfare and the Coronavirus Pandemic

NASW Social Work Talks Podcast

Lesli Suggs

Our guest is Lesli Suggs, LICSW, President and CEO of The Home for Little Wanderers, an organization that helps build stable lives and hopeful futures for children who are abused, neglected or at-risk. The Home for Little Wanderers has served the greater Boston community since 1799 starting out with the operation of a single orphanage.

Posted May 25, 2021

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