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.

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2nd Annual Conference on Trauma and Embodiment

There will be a yoga room, equipped and staffed by folks from 4 Corners Yoga + Wellness, available to participants all day.

The second annual Conference on Trauma and Embodiment presented in partnership with Lesley University - Cambridge, Massachusetts

Experiences of psychological trauma profoundly change our relationship to our body. The Center for Trauma and Embodiment at JRI is dedicated to researching, developing and training providers in effective, trauma-informed practices that help survivors safely re-connect to their body so that they may engage more fully with their life.

5.5 CEs will be offered for LCSW and LMHC.

Register or Learn more about the breakout session, keynote speakers and agenda.

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Location / Venue

Lesley College Brattle Campus, Washburn Commons (10 Phillips Place), Cambridge, MA 02138

Continuous Education Units

5.5 CEUs for LMHC, LCSW, LICSW

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