D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s Hires Director of Family Preservation Services
D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s is pleased to announce Susan Conrad has been hired as Director of Family Preservation Services. She brings with her more than 30 years of experience working in the family and child services sector and will oversee a multi-program division comprised of community-based adolescent behavioral health and family support services.
“Susan's experience, dynamism, and community connections are a perfect fit for this position," said Jim Paparella, President/CEO. "She also has strategic vision as we strive to expand services to meet demand"
Conrad started her career at D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s nearly 30 years ago as a residential children's counselor. Since then she has gained valued leadership experience through a variety of child welfare organizations. She received the B93 Roof Sit for Kids Award for her commitment to the cause of child abuse prevention and is the Past Board President for the Michigan Network for Youth and Families. Conrad received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Alma College and holds a master’s degree in social work from Grand Valley State University.