Loren Johnson-Rosa is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) serving families throughout the state of New Jersey. Her career spans across 15 years of service to children, families, and child-serving organizations. She began her service with the Trenton Community and later branched out to other counties within the state of New Jersey. Dedicated to working with children and their families, Loren enrolled at Rutgers University in New Brunswick where she earned a bachelor and master of science degrees in Children and Family counseling with a concentration in drug and alcohol studies.
During her educational journey, she worked with Mercer Street Friends initially teaching HIV/AIDS education and prevention throughout the Trenton Public School District and then as a Job Placement Counselor for individuals receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) through Mercer County Board of Social Services. In collaboration with the School-Based Youth Services Program and the Urban League she developed, TLC – a program for teen pregnancy, teaching Tender, Loving and Care skills to pregnant teens and their babies.
Her clinical expertise began in her home town of Princeton, NJ where she completed her internship and was offered a position as a clinical therapist. Understanding her passion to help the disenfranchised, she accepted a position with the Juvenile Justice Commission New Jersey Training School (NJTS) for young males in New Jersey’s correctional facilities.
Eventually recognizing that she had come full circle working full time, Loren decided that she had more than enough experience to open up her own agency to service children. Hence, WE HELP PEOPLE, LLC was birthed with focus being that she become a brick in the foundation of those trying to establish themselves within today’s societal norms.