Lauren Knickerbocker Obituary, Death – Lauren was able to launch a comprehensive support program at Tisch Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care unit thanks to the Early Childhood Program. This program’s follow-up programs are also located at Tisch Hospital. In addition, Lauren continued her study to the college level. She developed the popular undergraduate minor in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Studies (CAMS) course Looking Back on Growing Up, which has had a positive impact on the lives of over one thousand students at NYU.
All of us will remember the contributions that Lauren made to the families with whom she worked, to our department, and to our greater society because of her work. This GoFundMe is being started to help Lauren’s family, specifically with the ongoing expenses of taking care of and educating her children. Whatever you are able to offer for Lauren’s children will be very much appreciated, as Lauren gave everything that she could for the people that she helped. Through our division, Lauren made a multitude of valuable contributions to the lives of those around her. She was instrumental in the expansion of the Selective Mutism Program and co-led the development of the Early Childhood therapy and training program, which she also supervised.
Lauren Knickerbocker has died. Helping families who had been affected by neglect or abuse was Lauren’s job as a case worker for the child welfare program in the state of Florida. In 2011, Lauren became a member of the faculty at the Child Study Center. Prior to that, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the center for a period of two years, during which she worked in the Selective Mutism program and contributed to our study on organizational skills.