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Judge Baker Hosts Statewide Policy Forum On Early Childhood Development

March 22, 2017

BOSTON, MA (March 22, 2017) -  Judge Baker Children’s Center (Judge Baker), a national leader in children’s mental health, is hosting a policy forum that will examine the continuum of services and support available in Massachusetts to young children and their families, and how Massachusetts has an opportunity to become a national leader in early childhood development if it’s willing to expand use of evidence-informed practices that promote quality care. Hosted by Judge Baker President Robert Franks, a public policy panel consisting of Executive Office of Health and Human Services Secret...
Early Childhood Policy Brief

Judge Baker Releases Early Childhood Development Policy Brief

March 21, 2017

Click here to download EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT: Implications for Policy, Systems and Practice Register to join us on March 30, 2017 at our Statewide Policy Forum where we will discuss the policy brief with experts in the fields of child development, mental health, and public policy and illuminate the importance of supporting healthy development fro...

Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English

March 6, 2017

Recent press release from The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine about a report that calls for improvement to instruction and training for children and youth learning english and their education providers. View the press release HERE View the report HERE Dr. Claudio T. Toppelberg, Judge Baker's Director of Continuing Educa...
Baker Bulletin Winter 2017

Baker Bulletin ~ Winter 2017

February 16, 2017

Click here to view the Baker Bulletin ~ Winter 2017 edition
Christine Dunn

Judge Baker Welcomes Christine Dunn to the Board of Trustees

February 16, 2017

BOSTON, MA (February 16, 2017) - Judge Baker Children’s Center (Judge Baker), a national leader in children’s mental health, today announced that it elected Christine Dunn, founder and president of ArcPoint Strategic Communications, to its Board of Trustees. Ms. Dunn formed ArcPoint Strategic Communications, a division of her company, Clark Hill Media Group, in 2014 to provide strategic communications advisory and media education services. In her capacity as a trustee of Judge Baker, Christine’s communications and media strategy expertise will be an invaluable asset as the Board of Trus...
Dr. Robert P. Franks

JBCC President & CEO, Robert P. Franks, Ph.D. Elected to the APA Board of Professional Affairs

February 13, 2017

BOSTON, MA (February 13, 2017)  - Judge Baker Children’s Center (Judge Baker), a national leader in children’s mental health, announced that Dr. Robert Franks, President & CEO, has been elected to a 3-year term (2017-2019) on the American Psychological Association’s Board of Professional Affairs.  The American Psychological Association (APA) is a professional organization consisting of researchers, educators, students, and clinicians in the field of psychology in the United States. The APA works to ensure th...