Susan Kingsland, LMSW is a licensed social worker, advocate, and activist, who is experienced in both nonprofit management and community-based clinical practice; she is committed to social and economic justice. Her expertise is transforming research into practice, developing and executing strategic plans, and
identifying and building key relationships with relevant stakeholders. Susan’s diverse experiences combined with graduate education in social work enable her to continuously facilitate progressive change. Prior to joining Turning Point for Women and Families as a Social Services Supervisor, Susan worked with
unaccompanied immigrant children and adolescents at The Legal Aid Society in New York City, addressing trauma and mental health, advocating for education and health services while supporting clients fighting deportation. Throughout her career, Susan has worked at several nonprofit organizations addressing
homelessness and affordable housing in immigrant communities, as well as chronic mental illness and poverty.
Susan received her Master’s in social work from Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY), and she is licensed in New York State.