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Past Events

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...

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,...