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Meet JRI's Service Navigator

Our Navigator personally answers questions and talks with you about resources that may be available in the community to meet your individualized needs. If you have any questions about our programs or services, or aren't sure what you need, contact our Service Navigator, Rachel Arruda, and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

Rachel has been a part of the JRI team since January, 2000. For over 20 years, Rachel has been working in the field of human services assisting families with accessing and navigating services. Rachel received her Bachelors degree in psychology and Masters Degree in Public Administration from Bridgewater State University. She was promoted in July 2005 to Family Networks Program Director where she closely worked with the Department of Children Families for 10 years ensuring that children and families received the highest quality of individualized services ranging from community based through residential care. Rachel is very dedicated to helping the individuals she works with and is committed to improving the lives of children and families. Rachel’s passion for creative service programming inspires her in her role as JRI Service Navigator.


Justice Resource Institute prioritizes empowerment through education and advanced training. JRI is exceedingly focused on creating opportunities for growth and advancement for our staff and in partnership with the communities we serve. We pride ourselves on attaining excellence through cutting edge clinical interventions and educational strategies. Our senior training faculty is committed to bringing training opportunities to those outside of our agency to expand the network of care for the individuals we serve.

View Upcoming Trainings available through JRI.

Find a Training to learn more about our available trainings and to schedule a training at your organization.

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Training Contact:  For questions regarding trainings or to schedule a training please contact: 

Tara Sagor






Tara Sagor, CAGS, LMHC

Director of Training & Trauma Response

(781) 559-4900 x3323,


Who Are We? Meet The Trainers!

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Deb Jackson Deborah Jackson, LICSW

Deborah Jackson is the Clinical Training and Development Specialist for JRI.  She received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Michigan and has an LICSW.  Ms. Jackson started as a clinician at ICS, a JRI program in Rhode Island, and over the course of 13… Read more

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