Lauren’s responsibilities include helping clients achieve their professional and educational goals as well as supporting their emotional well being by providing clients with individual and group counseling. Lauren directs the Coaches Club which is GOSO’s mentoring program and she also acts as the liaison between GOSO and outside vocational agencies to provide clients with trainings that will enable them to be a competitive member of the workforce. Prior to working at GOSO Lauren worked with 16-24 year olds as a Probation Officer with the NYC Department of Probation. Additionally, as a Social Work Intern Lauren worked at Passages Academy with students in Non-Secure Juvenile Detention. Lauren received her M.S.W. from New York University’s Silver School of Social Work in 2015.