Foundation Trust Announces Complex Trauma Research Scholarship

The Foundation Trust is excited to announce the launch of the Complex Trauma Research Scholarship, which was established to provide mentorship and financial support to a graduate student doing empirical research in Psychology or related fields. This new scholarship falls under the purview of the Foundation Trust’s Overcoming Trauma and Adversity track. Within this track,…

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Foundation Trust Announces 2019 Award Recipients

The Foundation Trust is pleased to announce its 2019 charitable funding. In total, more than $280,000 was awarded in grants and scholarships to nonprofit organizations and students in the Greater Boston area. 35 nonprofit organizations representing the 2019 catchment communities of Brockton, Lynn, Medford, Melrose, Revere, and Saugus, in addition to 12 other Massachusetts communities,…

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Dr. Jana Pressley Joins the Foundation Trust

The Foundation Trust is delighted to welcome Jana Pressley, Psy.D. as Senior Training Associate for the Foundation Trust. Dr. Pressley is the Director of Training and Professional Development for Justice Resource Institute’s Trauma Center in Brookline, MA, and Adjunct Associate Professor at Richmont Graduate University. Previously, Dr. Pressley was on the faculty in the Department…

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Foundation Trust Provides Emergency Assistance To Family In Need

Maria Isabel Clifford at Dana Farber

Isabel’s Health Journey Begins It began in December as a typical child’s cold that never fully went away. Being a conscientious mother, Jessica Clifford, a high school Spanish and ESL teacher from Acton, MA, took her 3-year-old daughter Maria Isabel to the pediatrician just in case. Nothing of concern was identified. By February, it was…

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