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The Clayton Model program, WRI’s evaluation, and the Comprehensive School-Based Mental Health Services approach in NJ

Authors: Celine Thompson, Amanda Ekelburg, Madeliene Alger There is increased focus nationally and in the state of New Jersey on approaches and initiatives that will address school-based mental health. Among these is the collaborative work of the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) and the Rutgers Center for Comprehensive School Mental Health. Their work includes… continue reading

Clayton Model Year II Evaluation Findings

Authors: Celine Thompson, Amanda Ekelburg, Madeliene Alger, Kiersten Westley WRI is in Year II of a five-year evaluation of the Clayton Model, a social emotional learning program in schools. This brochure provides high-level evaluation findings from the Year II period.

Strengthening South Jersey Families: Reflections from a 10-Year Evaluation of the Whole Family Approach

By: Mavis Asiedu-Frimpong, Madeliene Alger, Carla Villacis A few months ago, the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs was asked to participate in a Family Impact Seminar focused on how to better support low-income families across New Jersey. These seminars are targeted specifically for legislators across the State, and it was perfect timing for… continue reading