Isabella Suero-Stackl, LCSW
Isabella Stackl, LICSW, LCSW-C, LCSW
Program Director for the Unaccompanied Refugee Minor Program
Lutheran Social Services of the North Capital Area
Isabella Stackl, LICSW, LCSW-C, LCSW is the Program Director for the Unaccompanied Refugee Minor (URM) program at Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area in Fairfax, VA. She holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan and is a Clinical Social Worker licensed in Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC. Isabella has over 13 years of experience working directly with children and families, in immigration and refugee services as well as managing programs for immigrant and refugee children. Isabella has worked as a monitor providing oversight to post-release service programs and Unaccompanied Refugee Minor Programs nationally. Prior to her role at Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area, Isabella managed a domestic foster care program at a Washington DC non-profit, which provides culturally and linguistically appropriate homes and services to immigrant children and families. In her current position as the director of the Virginia URM program, Isabella has been key in developing and establishing the program and manages the day-to-day operations, including recruiting, training, and licensing foster families and placement and case management activities. Isabella is knowledgeable and experienced in the unique intersection between child welfare and migration and enjoys innovating and developing solutions that meet the unique needs of the URM population.