Karen I. Abreu-Rosano
Vice President, Family Permanency & Support Services
Karen I. Abreu-Rosano oversees Family Foster Care, Therapeutic Family Foster Care and Adoption, including health and mental health services for children in placement. She started with SCO in 1999 as a foster care and adoption caseworker and became the Assistant Director of the Agency Information Management System Department (AIMS) in 2000. She was promoted to Director of AIMS in 2003 where she was instrumental in the development and implementation of the Options data system and ensured casework staff adhered to documentation procedure and policy.
In 2014, she became Assistant Executive Director of Program Services. She is an active participant in city and state workgroups, and works to ensure that SCO meets and exceeds state and city standards. Karen has worked with a range of clients and keeps in regular social work practice. She is a graduate of SUNY Stony Brook and holds her MSW from Hunter College.
children and teens through academic, after-school, summer and work readiness programs
participants in our Young Adult Workforce Program at Rikers Island completed our program to become licensed drivers to improve their employability