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Past Events

MATCH Training - Virtual Event

September 9, 2020 to September 15, 2020

Click here to register The MATCH Intervention The Modular Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, or Conduct Problems (MATCH), is an evidence-based counseling program for children and teenagers, ages 6-15, and their families. Unlike most specific counseling programs, which focus on a single problem (e.g., anxiety only), MATCH is designed for multiple problems related to anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, and disruptive conduct, including conduct problems associated with ADHD. The MATCH pro...

Next Step Virtual Program

July 20, 2020 to July 24, 2020

Next Step is designed for students, ages 16 - 20, who present with a social language deficit and are serious about attending college after high school. This program is appropriate for young adults with High-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) / Asperger’s Syndrome, Non-verbal Learning Disorder (NLD), or related learning differences. The virtual program will be contained to the original week of our program, Monday, July 20 through Friday, July 24th.  Each day will consist of two, one hour and half-long sessions, addressing a different topic (resident life, accessing supports, dati...

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, ...