Improving care. Changing lives.

A century of proven leadership.

Learn how Judge Baker is improving the quality of children’s mental health.

Explore our Programs & Services

Quality Care Initiative

Helping to ensure that children and families have access to the highest quality care

Manville School

A therapeutic day school for students from kindergarten through 10th grade

Child Therapy

Providing focused short-term treatments for children and their families

Summer Enrichment Institute

A five-week day program for children ages 6-12 with ADHD and other behavior issues

Next Step: College Success

Fostering skills of independent living for students in grades 10-12 with social communication deficits

Professional Training

Training that helps improve the quality of services for children and their families

Founded in 1917, Judge Baker Children’s Center is a Harvard Medical School affiliate with proven leadership in children’s mental health. Committed to bridging the current gap between research and practice, Judge Baker integrates research, professional training and direct service.

News & Announcements

Judge Baker Children's Center Presents at Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health in Tampa, FL

March 8, 2018

BOSTON, MA  (March 2018) - Judge Baker Children's Center (Judge Baker), a national leader in children's mental health, presented six papers at the Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health hosted by the Department of Child and Family Studies (CFS) at The University of South Florida in Tampa. 

Judge Baker Children's Center Releases RFQ for No-Cost Provider Training

March 2, 2018

Judge Baker Children’s Center (JBCC), with the support of donors from our Hopes & Dreams Gala, is offering a no-cost training in the evidence-based model, MATCH (Modular Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma or Conduct Problems). The goals of the MATCH-ADTC Training and Implementation Initiative is to improve the knowledge and skill of providers regarding the treatment of children with anxiety, depression, trauma, or conduct problems.

Judge Baker Children's Center endorses Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence in the USA

February 28, 2018

Today, Judge Baker Children's Center joins over 50 national organizations representing over 5 million professionals in endorsing the "Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence in the United States of America" authored by the Interdisciplinary Group on Preventing School and Community Violence


Upcoming Events

Child Mental Health Forum - Karestan Koenen, Ph.D.

April 4, 2018

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Life Course Burden Within and Across Generations

Karestan Koenen, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology 
Departments of Epidemiology and Social and Behavioral Sciences 
Harvard School of Public Health

Child Mental Health Forum - Sanjay Gulati, M.D.

May 2, 2018

Language Deprivation Syndrome in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children and Adolescents: An Under-Appreciated Clinical Entity and its Mental Health Implications

Sanjay Gulati, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, 
Harvard Medical School

13th Annual Golf Tournament

June 11, 2018

Save the Date! The Liberty Mutual Insurance Invitational golf tournament to benefit Judge Baker Children's Center will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018.

Child At Risk Hotline

Judge Baker Children's Center directs the Child At-Risk Hotline, a statewide after-hours emergency response system.  Each year, Judge Baker's highly trained staff responds to more than 170,000 requests for crisis intervention, information, or referrals.

NE Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors

Judge Baker Children's Center is home base for the New England Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors (NEACWCD), a consortium of child welfare agency leaders and staff members from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Research at Judge Baker

Judge Baker Children's Center has nearly a century of proven leadership in advancing understanding about children with mental health and behavioral problems. Judge Baker’s innovative research is aimed at developing and improving strategies to help children find—and stay on—the best course...