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Newsmaker: Wanda E. Beasley

About Bobby Kerlik
Wanda E. Beasley is an Allegheny County caseworker with the Office of Children, Youth and Families. She received the Community Service Award from Family Resources, a nonprofit that work to prevent and treat child abuse.

By Bobby Kerlik

Published: Friday, July 5, 2013, 11:39 p.m.

Noteworthy: Beasley received the Community Service Award from Family Resources, a nonprofit that works to prevent and treat child abuse, for her performance as a social worker. Her colleagues in the Allegheny County Office of Children, Youth and Families nominated her.

Age: 34

Residence: Penn Hills

Family: Children Taariq, 17, Eugene, 15, and Dewayne, 3

Occupation: Beasley is a caseworker for the Children, Youth and Families.

Background: A social worker for six years, Beasley hopes to obtain a clinical license for social work and open her own counseling service.

Education: Bachelor's and master's degrees in social work, University of Pittsburgh, 2007 and 2009, respectively

Quote: “Being a caseworker, you don't get a lot of recognition, but I love my job. I love being able to assist and help families. It feels good to make a positive change in their lives.”

— Bobby Kerlik

 

 

 
 


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