Improving care. Changing lives.

Past Events

Child Mental Health Forum

March 4, 2015

"Emotion, Social Influence, and the Adolescent Brain" Leah Somerville, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard UniversityDirector, Affective Neuroscience & Development Lab

Child Mental Health Forum

February 4, 2015

"Understanding the Immigrant Paradox in Child Mental Health and Wellbeing" Amy K. Marks, PhD Associate Professor and Director of Graduate & Undergraduate Studies, Psychology DepartmentSuffolk University

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Training

February 2, 2015 to February 6, 2015

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is an evidence-based parent training intervention that teaches caregivers specific behavior management techniques for use with their child.  PCIT is for young children ages 2-7 with emotional and behavioral problems.  Training will be offered Feb 2-6, 2015 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM at Judge Baker Children's Center,  53 Parker Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02120. Cost: $1,600 per person, which includes: 5 days of training and PCIT manual 12 months of biweekly phone consultation and tape review 2 1/2 days of follow-up training For more information, please download th...

Child Mental Health Forum

January 7, 2015

"Skill Not Will: Rethinking Children with Challenging Behavior"J. Stuart Ablon, PhD Director of Think: KidsDepartment of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General HospitalAssociate Clinical Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School Alisha Pollastri, PhD Director of Research and Evaluation at Think: KidsDepartment of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital     Explosive/noncompliant children and adolescents exhibit intense temper outbursts, oppositionality, and verbal and physical aggression. These behaviors have extremely adverse effects on family life and functioning at school, and suc...

Child Mental Health Forum

December 3, 2014

"Bridging the gap between research and practice: How do we get from here to there?" Robert P. Franks, PhD President and CEOJudge Baker Children's Center

Child Mental Health Forum

November 5, 2014

"Diagnosis and Pathophysiology of Bipolar Disorder and Severe Irritability in Youth" Ellen Leibenluft, MD Chief, Section on Bipolar Spectrums DisorderCo-Chief, Emotion and Development BranchNational Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Programs Considerable controversy has surrounded the question of whether youth with chronic, severe irritability, but without classic episodes of mania, should be considered to have a developmental presentation of bipolar disorder. Data will be presented demonstrating that youth with chronic irritability are at increased risk for anxiety and unipolar d...