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Resources for Talking to Your Child About Racism

June 19, 2020

In recognition of Juneteenth, we are happy to provide a list of resources for having meaningful discussions with your child about racism. Containing everything from news articles, to picture books, to videos, we hope you'll find these resources informative and that they will spur important conversations within your family. Click here to access our list of resources for talking to your child about racism

A personal note from Robert Franks, President and CEO, Judge Baker Children’s Center

June 3, 2020

Dear Friends,   The world has felt upside down since the start of COVID-19, and we now face the unimaginable reality of our fragile nation in turmoil over the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery.  We grieve these painful losses and share in your anger and despair over the many losses that came before them. Judge Baker Children’s Center stands in solidarity with the black community, our staff, and the families we serve.    We condemn acts of racism and hate and pledge to do our part to create a better future for all children—especially those disenfranchise...

An update on Camp Baker's summer 2020 program

June 1, 2020

We've made the unfortunate decision to cancel the Camp Baker summer 2020 program due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After reviewing the federal and state public health guidelines, we collectively determined the recommendations to maintain health and safety made it impossible for us to run the high-quality programming that you are used to and that makes Camp Baker the exceptional program it is. We hope that you understand that the guidelines are challenging for all camp programs, but add an additional layer of difficulty given the unique qualities of our camper populations and their specific trea...

The Manville School Virtual Auction is Now Live!

May 14, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we, unfortunately, had to postpone the annual Manville School fair.  In the spirit of continuing to support our students and families during this time, we have decided to take one of the fair components online and do a virtual auction! Thanks to the generous donations of several individuals and businesses, we're able to offer a selection of items to bid on between May 13th and June 1st. All proceeds from the virtual auction will fund the Manville Food Angels program which provides food for our families during the pandemic. Read more

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 June 22, 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 – June 22, 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 collecti...