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Past Events

Child Mental Health Forum - Jonathan Zaff, PhD

November 6, 2019

Accentuate the Positive: Recognizing & Promoting the Potential of All Children & Youth Jonathan Zaff, PhDResearch Professor in Applied Human DevelopmentDirector, CERES Institute for Children and Family Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development All young people have the potential to thrive in school and throughout their lives. However, young people growing up in risk-immersed settings are faced with multiple barriers to realizing that potential. Much research has focused on the role that individual programs and relationships can play in propelling young pe...

PCIT Level 1 Training

October 28, 2019

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.harvard&...

Hopes & Dreams Gala 2019

October 19, 2019

Please join Event Chairs Julie and Joe Bradley and Daniele and John Serafini on Saturday, October 19th for Judge Baker Children’s Center’s biennial Hopes and Dreams Gala. We look forward to honoring Richard D. Glovsky and celebrating Judge Baker Children’s Center’s commitment to children’s mental health care with a fabulous night of fun and entertainment, and a menu curated by Honorary Chef Gordon Hamersley. Please visit our Hopes and Dreams Gala page for more information on sponsorships,...

Child Mental Health Forum - Matthew Nock, PhD

October 2, 2019

Why do People Hurt Themselves? Using New Technologies to Better Understand, Predict, and Prevent Suicidal Behavior Matthew Nock, PhDEdgar Pierce Professor of Psychology,Harvard University A major and long-standing challenge to understanding self-harm is that because these behaviors are transient in nature and cannot be induced for study in the laboratory for ethical reasons, until very recently, they have never been observed in research studies. Obtaining data on the actual occurrence of a phenomenon is essential for understanding why it occurs but has not previously been done in the case of s...

14th Annual Golf Tournament

June 10, 2019

The Liberty Mutual Insurance Invitational golf tournament to benefit Judge Baker Children's Center was held on Monday, June 10, 2019 at Walpole Country Club. For more information, please visit our Golf Tournament page. For more information, contact Eliza Sanchez at esanchez@jbcc...
Jess Shatkin

Child Mental Health Forum - Jess Shatkin, M.D., MPH

May 1, 2019

Treatment Strategies for Sleep Disorders in Children and Adolescents Jess Shatkin, M.D., MPHProfessor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Professor, Department of Pediatrics New York University School of Medicine In this presentation, Dr. Shatkin will identify the primary behavioral and medication treatments for pediatric and young adult insomnia. He will guide participants in distinguishing between the commonly used sedative/hypnotics on the basis of their pharmacological properties and effects; and he will describe a rationale approach to the treatment of insomnia in children and ...