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Past Events

Blaise Aguirre

Child Mental Health Forum - Blaise Aguirre, M.D.

January 4, 2017

The Application of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in the Treatment of Adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Blaise Aguirre, M.D.Medical Director, McLean HospitalAssistant Professor of PsychiatryHarvard Medical School Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a cognitive-behavioral treatment approach that emphasizes the development of four skill sets: mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation and distress tolerance. DBT has been clinically tested and proven to be effective in adolescents and adults with borderline personality disorder and emerging borderline ...
Catherine Tamis-LeMonda

Child Mental Health Forum - Catherine Tamis-LeMonda, Ph.D.

December 7, 2016

Culture, Context and Communication in Parent-Child Interactions: Foundations to Child Learning and Development Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda, Ph.D.Professor of Applied PsychologySteinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human DevelopmentNew York University Parent-child interactions are a core conduit for children learning about their worlds and developing skills that are valued in their cultural communities. Parents from different ethnic backgrounds provide infants with unique social experiences that portend individual- and culture-specific patterns of development. A key way that parents convey...

Child Mental Health Forum: Robert Althoff, M.D., Ph.D.

November 2, 2016

Poor Self-Regulation in Children: From Genes to Brains to TreatmentRobert Althoff, M.D., Ph.D.Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics & Psychological ScienceDirector of Behavioral GeneticsUniversity of Vermont College of Medicine   Clinical neuroscience has struggled to adequately characterize children who have profound problems regulating their affect, behavior, and cognition but who do not meet the criteria for the most severe form of mood dysregulation - pediatric bipolar disorder. These children are best described as having dysregulation (or impaired self-regulation). Twin studi...
Robert Stickgold

Child Mental Health Forum: Robert Stickgold, Ph.D.

October 5, 2016

Sleep and Psychiatric Disorders: Cause or Effect?Robert Stickgold, Ph.D.Associate Professor of PsychiatryBeth Israel Deaconess CenterHarvard Medical School Most of the major psychiatric disorders, including all of the DSM-IV axis one disorders, list dysregulations of sleep as one of their defining characteristics.  Invariably, the assumption has been that the sleep disorder is a consequence of the psychiatric disorder.  But a range of studies now raises the question of the extent to which independent sleep disorders can contribute to, or even cause, psychiatric illness. Studies of children w...
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Rodman Ride for Kids!

September 24, 2016

Support Judge Baker Children's Center and the Rodman Ride for Kids! Judge Baker is proud to be participating in the 2016 Rodman Ride for Kids.  The Ride will take place on Saturday, September 24, 2016 in Foxboro, MA. Our fundraising goal is $125,000 and, with your help, we will reach it! Click here to learn more about the Rodman Ride or show your support for Judge Baker.
JBCC Golf Tournament

11th Annual Golf Tournament

June 20, 2016

Liberty Mutual Insurance Invitational golf tournament to benefit Judge Baker Children's Center Blue Hill Country Club Canton, MA Click here for a list of our sponsors and photos from the tournament

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