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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,...

Social Pragmatics Groups

October 16, 2019 to January 1, 2020

Social Pragmatics Groups are coming to the Center for Effective Child Therapy (CECT) this October! WHO SHOULD ATTEND?Our groups are intended for elementary school-age and middle school-age children who may have trouble reading social cues, navigating difficult social situations, or who might benefit from additional coaching and support with peer interactions. WHEN?The 12-week course is targeted to start on October 16, 2019. The group will run every Wednesday at 4:00. WHERE?Onsite at the Center for Effective Child Therapy (CECT), located at Judge Baker Children’s Center, 53 Parker Hill Avenu...

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...