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NBC10 Boston: Bullying Attack Caught on Camera in Fall River

March 23, 2022

In response to a recent bullying attack against two girls that was caught on camera in Fall River, Mass., Dr. Nadia Ward, director of the Mosakowski Institute, speaks to NBC10 Boston and weighs in on adolescent health .

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ABC News/WTXL, Tallahassee, Fla.: College students continue to navigate mental health challenges

March 17, 2022

Dr. Nadia Ward, director of the Mosakowski Institute, discusses supporting the Clark men’s basketball team in its renewed focus on players’ mental health, including using a new app developed by the Mosakowski Institute which connects students with mental health tools.

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NBC10 Boston: Mass. Education Board Votes to Give Emergency Authority to Reopen Schools

March 5, 2021

As Massachusetts schools are scheduled to re-open, Mosakowski Institute Director Dr. Nadia Ward speaks to NBC10 Boston about the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students, suggesting that adults be patient with young people who will experience a range of emotions in their transition back to school.

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KQED Radio San Francisco: The Kids Are Not All Right: How The Pandemic Has Intensified Mental Health Problems for Young People

March 4, 2021

Dr. Nadia Ward served as a panelist on the KQED radio forum “The Kids Are Not All Right: How The Pandemic Has Intensified Mental Health Problems for Young People,” discussing how the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing mental health problems and created new ones for young people. KQED is a community media outlet in San Francisco.

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Mary Christie Quarterly: Interesting People Doing Important Work

October 19, 2020

For the Mary Christie Institute’s online feature, “Interesting People Doing Important Work,” Marjorie Malpiede interviews Dr. Nadia Ward, who explains why and how the Mosakowski Institute is “more of an ‘action tank’ than a ‘think tank.’ ”

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Blog Articles

April 7, 2021

Mosakowski Institute interns Dara Reyes and Matt Waggett sat down (virtually) with Director of Behavioral Health Initiatives, Dr. Aaron Haddock, to find out more about what makes him tick, as a person and as a professional, why he came to MIPE and his goals for the Institute, and what does he see as the most urgent challenges and hopeful possibilities for behavioral health services for youth. …

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February 5, 2021

Re-opening schools calls for a high bar

As we move toward re-opening schools, we must carefully consider how best to do so. We’ve been in uncharted waters for nearly a year, simply doing our best to adjust to an unfamiliar, unpredictable, and ever-evolving state of affairs. …

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February 1, 2021

Statement by Dr. Nadia Ward on Black History Month 2021

On this Black History Month, Mosakowski Institute’s Executive Director Dr. Nadia Ward shares the ways in which young Black people have been and continue to be at the forefront of movements for civil rights and social justice.  …

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11th Annual Massachusetts Family Impact Seminar

mass state housePlease note: This event has been postponed to a later date due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Clark University’s Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise will host the 11th Annual Massachusetts Family Impact Seminar:

Finding Our Way: Discovering New Pathways Toward an Improved Behavioral Health System of Care for Adolescents and Emerging Adults

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Room 428, Boston State House

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