Elizabeth Stahl is the Director of Children’s Services at LACASA Center, Livingston County’s center that addresses child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault. Elizabeth has served in numerous leadership and supervisory roles over the 26 years she has worked at the agency. Most recently, she has served as the Director of the agency’s Child Advocacy Center. With this, she has coordinated the LACASA’s Child Abuse Response Effort (CARE Project) as well as the lead forensic interviewer of children who have been sexually assaulted and/or severely physically abused. She also worked collaboratively with a community team to establish the Trauma Informed Assessment Program. This multi-disciplinary team works to provide trauma informed services in the community that includes professional development, parental support, assesses children who have experienced severe trauma, and strategizes plans to improve the emotional, educational and social well-being of these children.
Within her role, she also provides supervision to the Children’s Counseling Program, Legal Intervention Program and SANE program. She also has provided supervision as well as facilitation for the Battering Intervention and Women Who Use Force programs at LACASA. Additionally, Elizabeth participates in local and state collaboratives that address interpersonal violence and trauma. In September of 2022, Elizabeth joined the BISC-MI board. Elizabeth is a graduate of Taylor University where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. She received her Master’s in Social Work from Wayne State University.