The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) with support from the European Union on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 released the findings of their newest study titled: “Mind the Gap: The Inadequacy of Mental Health Services for Children”. The study, led by researcher, Ms. Toni-Ann Robinson, detailed the shortfalls in mental health services for children. Jamaican children are in need of more and more available, specialized, and consistent mental health services.
The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) with funding from the European Union analysed the quality of state care for children in Jamaica in its most recent publication titled: “Fix the Village: Governance and Accountability for Children in State Care in Jamaica.” The research, was launched virtually on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, and was headed by Lead Researcher and Director of Advocacy at CAPRI, Dr. Leanne Levers.
The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, with the support of the European Union released the findings from their newest study titled: “Testing, Testing: Challenges to Measuring Social Programmes for At-Risk Youth”. The study, spearheaded by lead researcher, Ms Joanna Callen, looked at some of the major intervention programmes implemented over the years, aimed at addressing the country’s age-old problem of crime and violence.