Latia Suite is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years of experience in the field of mental health, with a specialty in youth and families.
Latia is the Assistant Director of Social Work for Sheppard Pratt. In this position, she manages social workers on the child and adolescent units, oversees the clinical treatment of patients, and coordinates the inpatient MSW internship program. In addition, Latia serves as a presenter for Sheppard Pratt sponsored mental health forums on various radio and news outlets.
Latia’s previous employment history includes a 14 year tenure at Catholic Charities where she worked as a case manager for treatment foster care and program supervisor of a PRP program.
Latia has also worked with children and adults with mental illnesses in a community and rehabilitation setting, and is a licensed foster parent.
Latia received her primary education in Baltimore County and graduated from Carver Center for the Arts and Technology in Towson Maryland. Latia holds a psychology degree from Virginia State University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. In addition, Latia holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from The University of Maryland School of Social Work and a Masters of Theology from St. Mary’s Seminary and University.
Latia is married to her husband Fred and is a pet mom to her dog Bella.
Latia is an ordained pastor. She believes in the future of our youth and in the process of healing and wholeness for all.