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Past Events

 Mahzarin R. Banaji, Ph.D.

Child Mental Health Forum

February 3, 2016

"Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People" Mahzarin R. Banaji, Ph.D. Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics, Department of Psychology, Harvard University We think that we know our own minds and that we are able to assess others in a fair and accurate way. Mahzarin Banaji will challenge these self-perceptions during her talk as she explores the hidden biases we all carry from a lifetime of exposure to cultural attitudes about age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, social class, sexuality, disability status, and nationality. In particular, Dr. Banaji will explain how these biases sha...
John Knight

Child Mental Health Forum

January 6, 2016

"Adolescent Substance Use: New Strategies for Screening and Early Prevention" John Rogers Knight, Jr., MD Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Boston Children’s Hospital Chair in Developmental Medicine Greater than 70% of all deaths among US adolescents are from motor vehicle crashes and other unintentional injuries, homicides and suicides. These are strongly linked to alcohol and drug use as are a wide variety of non-lethal but serious medical problems. Healthcare clinicians are viewed by teens as authoritative and trustworthy sources of heath information; making clinic...

Child Mental Health Forum

December 2, 2015

"Culturally Informed Child and Adolescent Mental Health Care"   Andres J. Pumariega, M.D. Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry,Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and Cooper Health System, Camden, NJ The United States faces a rapidly changing demographic and cultural landscape, with its pediatric population becoming increasingly multiracial and multicultural, and becoming a plurality by 2019. In consequence, cultural and racial factors relating to development, mental illness and emotional disturbances in children and youth deserve closer attention and consideration. This presen...
Heidi Ellis PhD

Child Mental Health Forum

November 4, 2015

“Mental Health, Violence, and Resilience Among Young Somali Refugees: When Community Engagement is not a Method but an Answer” Heidi Ellis, Ph.D. Director, Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center, Boston Children’s HospitalAssistant Professor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School With increasing numbers of refugees fleeing violence and political instability, questions of how to support their healthy adaptation in countries of resettlement have taken on new urgency. Somali refugees, one of the largest groups of refugees to resettle i...
Allison Metz

Child Mental Health Forum

September 30, 2015

"Co-creating the Infrastructure to Optimize the Use of Research Evidence in Children's Mental Health" Allison Metz, Ph.D. Co-Director, National Implementation Research NetworkSenior Scientist, FPG Child Development Institute, UNC Chapel Hill This presentation will focus on the potential of using a co-creation approach in implementation science to support the use of research evidence in practice. An implementation science framework will be used to describe the roles and functions of key stakeholders during four stages of implementation to promote the development of an adaptive infrastructure fo...
Rodman Ride for Kids

Rodman Ride for Kids!

September 26, 2015

Support Judge Baker Children's Center and the Rodman Ride for Kids! Judge Baker is proud to be participating in the 2015 Rodman Ride for Kids. The Ride will take place on Saturday, September 26, 2015 in Foxboro, MA. Our fundraising goal is $100,000 and with your help, we will reach it! To learn more about the Rodman Ride or show your support for Judge Baker, please click here.  

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