Lauren Maldonado is the Clinical Program Manager for the Florida Network of Youth & Family Services, where she joined in 2015. She has spent her career working with and supporting families navigating the diverse systems of care. Previously, she served as the Statewide Reform Coordinator for the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, where she oversaw the implementation of evidence-based interventions focused on youth in the juvenile justice system. Lauren graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and Social Work, and a Master of Social Work in 2007. She has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2010. Her past experience working with crisis and trauma in families inspires her to continue advocating for more access to effective early intervention services.