Laura Krug, LCSW, is the Director of Training and Technical Assistance for HealthySteps.
The HealthySteps Training team works to meet the expanding demands of this fast-growing nationwide program providing a 2-day onsite HealthySteps Institute to onboard new sites and creating new resources, webinars, newsletters, and both in person and online trainings for existing sites. The team supports newly interested sites’ efforts in bringing HS to their practices, and technical assistance with their implementation.
Prior to joining ZERO TO THREE, Ms. Krug was the Director of Quality and a HealthySteps Specialist at the Montefiore Medical Group in Bronx, NY. As the first HealthySteps hire at Montefiore, the program grew from one trial intervention site to being completely integrated into all twenty-outpatient pediatric and family medicine practices in 10 years. Ms. Krug was critical to the program’s success and expansion by creating enthusiasm and clinic buy in, establishing and documenting procedures, training new staff, generating innovations, and ensuring program fidelity. Ms. Krug is a clinical social worker focusing on mental health and family systems. Before she joined HealthySteps, Laura worked as a therapist in a variety of settings including residential treatment, school, and private practice. She earned her Bachelor of Arts at Emory University and Master of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. Laura completed the Parent-Infant Study Center, a 2-year postgraduate training program of the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services in New York City.