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Past Events

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...

Child Mental Health Forum

October 1, 2014

"DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder and Their Bases" Walter E. Kaufmann, MD Clinical Director, Translational Neuroscience Center,Director, Rett Syndrome Program: Co-Director, Fragile X Syndrome and Down Syndrome ProgramsBoston Children's HospitalProfessor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

2014 Rodman Ride for Kids

September 20, 2014

This annual non-competitive cycling tour, headquartered in Foxboro, Massachusetts, offers 25, 50 or 100 mile courses to ride.  Each rider is asked to raise $1,500 in sponsorship monies to participate.  All expenses are underwritten by the Rodman Ride for Kids, which means 100% of your donation goes directly to support the programs and services of Judge Baker.  There are many different sponsorship opportunities available for individuals, teams and corporations.  The Team Baker fundraising goal for the 2014 Ride is $100,000. For more information, please contact Liz Fitzsimons by Read more

2014 Liberty Mutual Invitational Golf Tournament

June 23, 2014

2014 Liberty Mutual Invitational to benefit Judge Baker Children's Center June 23, 2014 Walpole Country ClubWalpole, MA Schedule of events: 10:30 a.m. ~ Registration & box lunch 12:15 p.m. ~ Report to carts 12:20 p.m. ~ Instructions 12:30 p.m. ~ Shotgun start 5:00 p.m. ~ Cocktails 5:45 p.m. ~ Dinner and presentation of prizes For information on registration and/or sponsorship opportunities, please email Read more

Child Mental Health Forum

May 7, 2014

“Applied Behavior Analysis, Intervention of Choice for Autism: How Does It Work and What is the Evidence Behind It?” - Richard B. Graff, PhD, BCBA Clinical Director, New England Center for Children There are many interventions touted as being effective for individuals for autism. Most have little to no empirical support proving their effectiveness.  However, one approach, applied behavior analysis (ABA), has been shown to produce positive results for individuals with autism.  Because hundreds of studies showing the effectiveness of ABA have been published in scientific, peer-reviewed jou...

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