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

Camp Baker

A six-week day camp for children ages 6-12 with ADHD

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

An update on Camp Baker's summer 2020 program

June 1, 2020

We've made the unfortunate decision to cancel the Camp Baker summer 2020 program due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After reviewing the federal and state public health guidelines, we collectively determined the recommendations to maintain health and safety made it impossible for us to run the high-quality programming that you are used to and that makes Camp Baker the exceptional program it is.

The Manville School Virtual Auction is Now Live!

May 14, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we, unfortunately, had to postpone the annual Manville School fair.  In the spirit of continuing to support our students and families during this time, we have decided to take one of the fair components online and do a virtual auction! Thanks to the generous donations of several individuals and businesses, we're able to offer a selection of items to bid on between May 13th and June 1st. All proceeds from the virtual auction will fund the Manville Food Angels program which provides food for our families during the pandemic.

Judge Baker Celebrates Children's Mental Health Awareness Week!

May 9, 2020

Judge Baker Children's Center is proud to support Children's Mental Health Awareness Week. For those who may not know, a big part of the holiday is taking photos of yourself wearing green (the official color of children's mental health awareness) and sharing them to show your support. We've compiled a gallery of staff members wearing green to spread awareness from nearly every department and program within Judge Baker!

Upcoming Events

PCIT Basic Training - Virtual Event

August 3, 2020 to October 5, 2020

Learn PCIT from the comfort of your home or office! Registered participants will receive a secure Zoom link for the training.

 

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Implement Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) in a clinical setting with children and families according to the established protocol.

2. Describe the main skills and concepts comprising the 2 treatment phases, the child-directed interaction and the parent-directed interaction.

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...