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Past Events

JBCC Golf Tournament 2018

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.  2018 Tournament Brochure / Registration  /  New England Golf Getaway Raffle...
Speaker Series

Speaker Series- Providing Effective Mental Health Care for Children: More Important Than Ever

May 23, 2018

Featured Speaker: Dr. Robert Franks, President & CEO, Judge Baker Children's Center Seating is limited. Please RSVP to Maria Torres at or call 617-278-4172 by May 21. Contintental breakfast will be provided Generously hosted by Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers, PC The ...
Next Step Program

Next Step: College Success & Independent Living - Saturday Session

May 12, 2018

8:30AM-4:00PM (parent session from 8:30AM-11:00AM)Cost: $375 includes breakfast, lunch, T-card (limited financial aid is available) Meet at Judge Baker Children's Center, 53 Parker Hill Ave, Boston TOPIC: Accommodations that could be helpful in college Learn from our college panel and educational expert; lunch and afternoon tour at Wentworth Institute of Technology May 12 is ...
Sanjay Gulati

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.Child psychiatrist, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program, Boston Children's Hospital, andDeaf and Hard of Hearing Service, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health AllianceAssistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Deaf and hard of hearing children frequently acquire no fully fluent first language, a problem which can be exacerbated by medical interventions such as cochlear implantation. The choice of langu...
Karestan Koenen

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 Trauma exposure is common globally and disproportionately impacts disadvantaged populations. The major mental health consequence of trauma exposure is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which is characterized by reliving the traumatic, feeling anxious and on guard, and experiencing negative thoughts and feelings. Emerging evidence suggests that PTSD is not...
Dr. George Sugai

Child Mental Health Forum - George Sugai, Ph.D.

March 7, 2018

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports: Outcomes, Practices, and Systems George Sugai, Ph.D.Professor and Carol J. Neag Endowed Chair Center for Behavioral Education and ResearchNeag School of Education University of Connecticut, Storrs An important factor in maximizing academic achievement is establishing positive and effective classroom and school cultures for all students, especially for students with emotional and behavioral challenges. Over the past 25 years, a multi-tiered prevention framework called positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) has been used to improve...