Parks, Sarah (Class of 2003)

Sarah Parks received a Bachelor of Arts in Hispanic Studies in 2003, and went on to earn a Master of Social Work degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2006.  She has worked in clinical settings including a community health clinic, a low-income housing community center, private adoption agencies, and the Family Reunification program at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).  Since moving to Williamsburg in 2010, she has been working with USCCB in a consultant capacity to assist with special projects.  Sarah has provided direct services to immigrant children in Virginia and has conducted trainings for social service providers around the country on addressing the needs of immigrant children from a child welfare perspective.  Sarah became fluent in Spanish while living in Paraguay as a child and enjoys using her language skills to bridge service gaps for the Latino community in the US.  (Updated 04/2014)

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