Lauren is a highly-skilled technical assistance specialist and experienced program manager with extensive knowledge of mental health promotion, behavioral health, school-based initiatives, substance misuse prevention, youth violence prevention, cultural responsiveness, and mentoring. Drawing on her health communications and capacity-building expertise, she helps community organizations and school districts bridge research and practice, implement and sustain evidence-based programs, strengthen cross-sector collaboration, and use data-driven planning to achieve systems change. Lauren has worked as an interpreter for Spanish-speaking immigrants and a school counselor for high-risk Latino youth. She is a certified prevention specialist.
Technical Assistance Liaison