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.

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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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Nikki Valila Nikki Valila

Nikki Valila, Training Coordinator at My Life My Choice has spent the past 12 years of her professional career working with commercially sexually exploited girls. She brings a wealth of experience having worked for the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office in the Child Abuse Unit as the… Read more

Audrey Morrissey Audrey Morrissey

Audrey Morrissey is the Associate Director of My Life My Choice, a program of Justice Resource Institute. Since 2002, My Life My Choice has offered a unique continuum of survivor-led services aimed at preventing the commercial sexual exploitation of children. As a local and national leader… Read more

Lisa Goldblatt Grace Lisa Goldblatt Grace, LICSW, MPH

Lisa Goldblatt Grace is the Co-founder and Director of My Life My Choice. Since 2002, MLMC has offered a unique continuum of survivor-led services including prevention groups, training, survivor mentoring, and program consultation. Ms. Goldblatt Grace has been working with vulnerable young… Read more

Kristine Kinniburgh, LICSW

Kristine Kinniburgh, LICSW has worked with complexly traumatized children in a range of settings, including state funded residential & after school programs, hospital settings, alternative educational settings, transitional living programs and in the Boston Public Schools. She is the… Read more

Tara Sagor Tara Sagor, CAGS, LMHC

Tara Sagor is the Director of Training and Trauma Response for Justice Resource Institute. She received her Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Counseling Psychology from Lesley University where she is currently an adjunct professor in their graduate department. She has 14 years of… Read more



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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.