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Past Events

JBCC Golf Tournament 2017

12th Annual Golf Tournament

June 26, 2017

The Liberty Mutual Insurance Invitational golf tournament to benefit Judge Baker Children's Center has a new date: Monday, June 26, 2017. For more information contact Liz Fitzsimons at lfitzsimons@jbcc.harvard.edu or at 617-278-4279. Wal...
Karen Blase

Child Mental Health Forum - Karen A. Blase, Ph.D.

May 3, 2017

Change is Great - You Go First: Using Implementation Science to Support Practice, Organization, and Systems Change Karen A. Blase, Ph.D.Founder, National Implementation Research NetworkSenior Scientist EmeritaFrank Porter Graham Child Development InstituteUniversity of North Carolina Chapel Hill We value research evidence and agencies and funding entities increasingly want intervention evidence to guide the selection of practices, programs, and services to promote children's mental health and support families. But the decision to adopt a new approach is the tip of the iceberg. The complex and ...
Eric Bruns

Child Mental Health Forum - Eric J. Bruns, Ph.D.

April 5, 2017

Wraparound Care Coordination for Youth with Complex Needs: Myths, Realities, and the Research Base Eric J. Bruns, Ph.D.University of Washington School of MedicineDepartment of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Wraparound is a structured, team-based strategy for providing individualized care coordination for children and youth with complex behavioral health needs and their families. Despite widespread adoption and emerging evidence for positive child and system outcomes, the research base on Wraparound provides policy-makers, funders, and providers with inconsistent information in areas such a...
Early Childhood Policy Forum

Early Childhood Development: Statewide Policy Forum

March 30, 2017

To register, visit our Eventbrite page JUST RELEASED: Click here to download a PDF version of the policy brief- EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT: Implications for Policy, Systems and Practice If you have any questions...
Roberto Gonzales

Child Mental Health Forum - Roberto G. Gonzales, Ph.D.

March 1, 2017

Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America Roberto G. Gonzales, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of EducationHarvard Graduate School of Education This presentation draws on two longitudinal studies to examine the relationship between undocumented immigration status and mental and emotional health for young immigrants who grow up in the United States. In particular, it focuses on transitions from childhood to adolescence and young adulthood, as these young people exit the legally protected status of K-12 students and enter into adult roles that require legal status as the basis for parti...
Alice Carter

Child Mental Health Forum - Alice Carter, Ph.D.

February 1, 2017

Addressing Health Disparities in Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders Alice Carter, Ph.D.Professor, Department of PsychologyUniversity of Massachusetts Boston Dr. Carter will present findings from a screening initiative conducted in partnership with three Boston-based early intervention agencies that was initiated to address health disparities in age of ASD detection. Despite heightened emphasis on screening and early detection of ASD in pediatric and early education settings, children from marginalized and underprivileged demographic groups are less likely to receive ASD diagnose...

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