Susan Watson

Susan Watson, LCSW, has been Director of Domestic Adoption and Birth Parent Services for Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children in New York City since 2005. Ms. Watson supervises the Domestic Adoption Program which includes Adoptive Parent Services; Birth Parent Services; ASAP (A Special Adoption Program for special needs infants); the Interim Child Care Program; and Community Outreach and Education. She initially joined Spence-Chapin as a social worker in 1991 and, prior to assuming her current position, she worked as the coordinator of the Adoption Connection program and as the Director of Birth Parent Services. Ms. Watson holds a B.A. in Psychology/Sociology from Goucher College and a M.S.W. from New Mexico Highlands University where the focus of study was on providing social services in a cross cultural context. She is a parent by birth and by adoption.