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Laura K. McNamara

LICSW, ACSW, Director of Program Operations


As Director of Program Operations, Ms. McNamara leads Bridgewell’s autism services division, day programs and community residences as well as the health care department.

Ms. McNamara joined Bridgewell in 2004 and has more than 30 years of experience in the field of developmental disabilities. Prior to Bridgewell, Ms. McNamara was Vice President of Program Operations at the Barry L. Price Rehabilitation Center in West Newton and also held key management positions at the Department of Developmental Services.

Ms. McNamara received her Master of Social Work from Simmons College School of Social Work and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Boston University. She is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and is certified by the Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW).