Laura Vega, DSW, LCSW
Senior Clinical Program Operations Manager & Practice-Based Scholar

Laura Vega, DSW, LCSW currently serves as the Senior Clinical Program Operations Manager for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Violence Intervention Program.

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Over the past 20 years, Laura Vega, DSW, LCSW has worked extensively with youth and families in a variety of youth and family-service settings. She has worked in child welfare agencies, behavioral health, community outreach, and hospital-based social work. She currently serves as the Senior Clinical Program Operations Manager for the CHOP Violence Intervention Program. Dr. Vega has extensive training in trauma-informed practice, which infuses her work and is trained in the Sanctuary Model, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention (CFTSI). 

Dr. Vega has worked exclusively with assault-injured youth and their families over the last seven years. She has provided ongoing leadership in establishing the CHOP Violence Intervention Program policies and procedures as well as supervision, training, and consultation to hospital staff and students. Her research interests are in organizational support to address secondary traumatic stress.

DSW, The University of Pennsylvania

MSW, Marywood University.

Senior Clinical Program Operations Manager, Center for Violence Prevention, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Practice-based Scholar, Center for Violence Prevention, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Contact Information

vegal@chop.edu
215-590-3118
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research, 2716 South St., Philadelphia, PA 19146