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Isabel Logan, Educational Leadership Student, Recognized by Saint Joseph University

Isabel Logan is a current student in the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership. The following announcement is courtesy of Saint Joseph University (USJ) where Logan completed earlier academic study. 

Isabel Logan of Simsbury will receive The Mary Rosa McDonough Award for outstanding service to both her profession and the community. She is a 1996 graduate of USJ and has been with the Division of Public Defender Services as a social worker for almost 17 years. She is currently an adjunct professor at USJ where she spearheaded the Latino Community Practice Program. Isabel Logan
Over the span of her career, Ms. Logan acted in the key role for the defense by providing psychosocial assessment, identification of needs that can best be served through a range of interventions, and referral and admission to helping programs. This service helps the attorney’s defense with preventing unnecessary incarceration for adults and helps to keep youth in their community. In her work, Isabel has functioned as a community liaison, building relationships with a broad ranging resource network to meet a multiplicity of needs for her clients.

In 2009 she was the recipient of the Latino Social Workers Network Certificate of Recognition for significant contributions to the field and as a mentor/role model to Latino/social workers. In the same year she also received the USJ Caritas Award for outstanding contributions to the Latino Community Practice Program.