Jayson Jones is the Assistant Director of the McSilver Institute’s Clinical Education and Innovation Department. He develops and disseminates clinical initiatives and trainings throughout the State of New York, and serves as the Manager of the CTAC-MCTAC Self-Learning Center. Within this role, he oversees the development of all self-paced learning initiatives offered by the Community Technical Assistance Center of New York. He also served as the creator and inaugural host of the Black Boys and Men: Changing the Narrative Podcast Series and as a coordinator and school-lead for the Step Up program. Prior to joining the McSilver Institute, he served as a City Year Corps Member and with a number of New York based non-profit agencies addressing the academic and mental health needs of children, young adults, and senior citizens. Mr. Jones holds a BS in Human Development from Cornell University and an MSW from the Columbia School of Social Work.