Laura Rogers

Senior Policy Analyst

Laura Rogers, LCSW, is a Senior Policy Analyst at Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago. She provides project management, consultation, technical assistance, and trainings on Transformation Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM) to the jurisdictions of Idaho, Maryland, Texas, and Washington.

Prior to coming to Chapin Hall, Rogers worked as an administrator in 3 private, nonprofit agencies for 12 years, overseeing MediCal, community-based services in California. During that time, she assisted these agencies in implementing TCOM in their workforce and reviewing outcomes with staff and their supervisors. She also worked at Northwestern University for 3 years, overseeing various projects with Chicago Public Schools, Department of Children and Family Services, and Behavioral Health to utilize TCOM in their systems. Additionally, she worked at Oneida County Mental Health in upstate New York, implementing TCOM via the Single Point of Access/Accountability state initiative. This endeavor included training and implementing TCOM in child welfare, juvenile justice, mental health, and school districts.

Laura has a Master’s in Social Work from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the SUNY Polytechnic Institute. She is a licensed clinical social worker in New York, Illinois, and California. She also holds her permanent school social work certification in New York.

Master’s in Social Work, State University of New York at Albany

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, State University of New York Polytechnic Institute

Rogers, L. L., & Endress, P. R. (2009). Establishing a foundation for collaboration among child-serving systems. Report on Emotional & Behavioral Disorders in Youth: Evidence-Based Assessments, Interventions for the Real World, 9(3), 69–74.

Rogers, L. L., & Endress, P. R. (2009). Establishing a foundation for collaborating among child-serving systems. In J. Lyons & D. Weiner (Eds)., Behavioral health care: Assessment, service planning, and total clinical outcomes management (pp. 4-1–4-15). Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.

Lyons, J. S., & Rogers, L. (2004). Commentary: The U.S. child welfare system: A de facto public behavioral health care system. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 43, 971–973.