Social Worker/Family Support
Masters in Social Work, Registered Social Worker (SWRB)
Post Graduate Certificates in: Mental Health and Addictions / Child & Adolescent Development / Systemic & Family Therapy / Professional Supervision
Lauren's background in social work began over a decade ago in case management and homelessness. Since then she has worked in child and adolescent mental health where she worked in a case management role, wraparound facilitation and also in providing therapeutic interventions with young people and their families. Her role at CARE Waitakere crosses over a number of areas including ACC social work, case management / advocacy and working with relationships. Lauren works from a strengths based perspective drawing from a number of theories and models to best fit the needs of the client/whanau she is working with.