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
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
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
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...
April 2, 2014
“Social Networks, Competence and Mental Health among Unaccompanied Minors who are Seeking Asylum in Norway”-Brit Oppedal, PhD Principal Investigator, “Youth, Culture and Competence Study”Senior Scientist, Department of Child Development, Norwegian Institute of Public Health The radical increase in the involvement of civil populations in war affairs over the last century has contributed to a record high number of children and youth travelling unaccompanied by their legal caretakers to seek asylum in Western countries. The extant research has documented a higher level of traumatic experi...
March 5, 2014
"Preventing Depression in At-Risk Adolescents: The CATCH-IT Intervention Program" -Tracy R.G. Gladstone, PhD Senior Research Scientist, and Director, Roberts S. and Grace W. Stone Primary Prevention InitiativesWellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley College The CATCH-IT preventive intervention is a primary care, technology-based depression prevention program targeting adolescents who are at risk for depressive illness. CATCH-IT includes 14 web modules that teach strategies from behavioral activation, cognitive behavioral therapy, and interpersonal psychotherapy to strengthen protective factor...