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We Are Hiring!

April 6, 2020

Click HERE to access a listing of all our current job opportunities! We are seeking qualified child and adolescent therapists with CBT training for telehealth positions at our Boston and Waltham locations.  Will start as fee-for-service telehealth clinicians and can transition to full or part-time after the current crisis.

Judge Baker Children's Center's physical offices will be closed until May 4, 2020.

March 30, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution with respect to the novel Coronavirus and in order to ensure the well-being of our clients and staff, our physical offices will be closed from March 13, 2020 – May 4, 2020, including the Manville School and the Center for Effective Child Therapy. All Judge Baker staff members will be accessible via email during this period. CECT will continue to provide treatment via their telehealth capacity during this time. Click here to schedule an appointment. Additionally, we have created a collection...

Judge Baker Children’s Center Welcomes Scott Goebel & Eric Tjonahen, M.D. to the Board of Trustees

March 4, 2020

BOSTON, MA (March 4, 2020) -Judge Baker Children’s Center (Judge Baker), a national leader in children’s mental health, announced today that it has recently elected Scott Goebel, President & COO of Entrustody, Inc., a financial technology start-up, and Eric Tjonahen, M.D., a practicing pediatrician at Pediatric Associates of Norwood & Franklin, to its Board of Trustees. "We are so pleased to welcome our two newest members to the Board of Trustees," said Dr. Robert Franks, President & CEO of Judge Baker Children's Center. "Their unique backgrounds and expertise will be invaluab...
Jayesh Bhansali and David Schwartz

Judge Baker Welcomes Jayesh Bhansali and David Schwartz to the Board of Trustees

July 17, 2019

BOSTON, MA (July 17, 2019) - Judge Baker Children’s Center (Judge Baker), a national leader in children’s mental health, today announced that it recently elected Jayesh D. Bhansali, Chief Investment Officer for IRIQIV, an investment advisory firm and David A. Schwartz, a practicing attorney in Cambridge, to its Board of Trustees. Jayesh is a senior portfolio manager with over 20 years of experience in managing, developing, and overseeing investment strategies across fixed income and equities, as well as derivatives, alternatives and smart beta. His background will provide expertise to Jud...
Nancy Gajee and Matt Pecoraro

The Evidence-Based Policy Institute at Judge Baker Children’s Center Offers Expert Testimony to State Legislature

June 28, 2019

BOSTON, MA (June 28, 2019) - The Evidence-based Policy Institute at Judge Baker Children’s Center was invited to offer expert testimony at two separate legislative hearings this week. At the first, held Monday, June 24th, Nancy Gajee, PhD, Judge Baker’s Director of Outpatient Clinical Services, addressed the Massachusetts Legislature’s Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery. In her comments, Dr. Gajee discussed the importance of evidence-based practices in promoting the best possible outcomes for children and families. She also discussed the barriers to providing hi...
Nancy Gajee

Judge Baker Children's Center Names Nancy K. Gajee, Ph.D. as Director of Outpatient Clinical Services

April 26, 2019

In this integral senior leadership role, Gajee will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the outpatient clinical services provided by JBCC. BOSTON, MA (APRIL 26, 2019) - Judge Baker Children’s Center (Judge Baker), a national leader in children’s mental health, named Nancy K. Gajee, Ph.D. to the role of Director of Outpatient Clinical Services. Gajee will have oversight over Judge Baker’s outpatient programs, including the Center for Effective Child Therapy, a clinic providing mental health assessments and focused short-term treatments for chi...

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