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The Lehigh County Children & Youth Director of Training and Staff Development is Lara Iannaccone who provides extensive training to newly hired employees and to seasoned staff.

Lehigh County Office of Children and Youth Services offers flexible internship opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. Throughout the internship, students will be assigned an internship supervisor and will be overseen by the Director of Training and Staff Development. All students will gain experience working in the community, as well as exposure to case documentation, and an understanding of the laws, and regulations that guide public child welfare practice.

Lehigh County Department of Human Services offers a variety of internship opportunities for both graduate and undergraduate students.   For questions regarding an internship in any of the Human Service departments contact the Director of Integrated Services, Mary McGonigle at 610-782-3201 or