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Past Events

PCIT Level 1 Training

May 4, 2020

WHEN? May 4, 2020, from 9 AM to 5 PM WHERE? Judge Baker Children's Center, 53 Parker Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02120. WHO? The training will be run by Rhea Chase, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, PCIT Master Trainer, and JBCC Director of Early Childhood Programs. WHAT'S THE COST? The total cost of the training is $1800. INTERESTED? Therapists should email rchase@jbcc.&#...

Child Mental Health Forum - Kevin Hill, MD, MHS

March 4, 2020

Date & Time: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:15am Location: Judge Baker Children's Center, 53 Parker Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02120 Cannabis and Mental Health in the Legalization Era Kevin Hill, MD, MHS Director, Division of Addiction Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Recent years have seen many states adopt more permissive cannabis policies. As of January 2020, 33 states and Washington, D.C. have adopted medical cannabis policies and 11 states and Washington, D.C. have adopted recreational cannabis polic...

Child Mental Health Forum - Charles Nelson, PhD

February 5, 2020

Date & Time: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:15am Location: Judge Baker Children's Center, 53 Parker Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02120 The Effects of Early Profound Deprivation on Brain-Behavioral Development Charles Nelson, PhD Professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience, Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Education, Harvard University; Richard David Scott Chair in Pediatric Developmental Medicine Research, Boston Children's Hospital Experience is the engine that drives much of postnatal brain development. When children are deprived of key (i....

Child Mental Health Forum - Laura Kubzansky, PhD & Peter James, PhD

January 8, 2020

Date & Time: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:15am Location: Judge Baker Children's Center, 53 Parker Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02120 Does Nature Make Children Happy? The Role of Nature in Child Mental Health and Well-Being Laura Kubzansky, PhDLee Kum Kee Professor of Social and Behavioral SciencesHarvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Peter James, PhDAssistant Professor of Population MedicineHarvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health A growing body of research suggests exposure to nature, ranging from city parks, gardens, street trees, and green roofs to national parks, lakes, ...

Child Mental Health Forum - Megan Smith, DrPH, MPH

December 4, 2019

The MOMS Partnership: Partnering with communities to use neurobiological and behavioral sciences to address maternal depression  Megan Smith, DrPH, MPH Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry Director, Yale Child Study CenterYale School of Medicine   Mothers everywhere face complex challenges as they strive to raise children. These stressors can affect the emotional and physical health of women, which in turn, threatens the establishment of secure, reliable relationships between mothers and children. These relationships are of paramount importance to healthy childhood development ...

Giving Tuesday

December 3, 2019

What is Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday takes place the Tuesday after Thanksgiving on December 3rd and is a day meant to encourage the community to donate to worthy causes. Giving Tuesday is all about collaboration and the power of social media. Modern technology makes it easy to communicate a singular message to thousands of people at once, including a request for contributions to a non-profit organization. This connection is meant to pass from person to person and create a sense of generosity and togetherness. We hope you’ll participate this year and help us grow as a community! #MakeYour...