Lauren Bricker, LCSW, Director of Educational and Vocational Programs
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 serves as the Director of our Pathways to Graduation High School Equivalency program where she serves as the liaison between Getting Out and Staying Out and the Department of Education. Lauren supports students both in our school program and beyond in achieving their educational goals. Lauren also oversees Vocational Programming to ensure that all our clients vocational needs are met. 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.