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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...
Dr. Rhea Chase

Judge Baker Welcomes Dr. Rhea Chase as Director of Early Childhood Programs

November 3, 2016

BOSTON, MA (November 3, 2016) – Judge Baker Children’s Center. a national leader in children’s mental health, today announced that Dr. Rhea Chase has joined the senior leadership team as director of early childhood programs. Dr. Chase specializes in Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and effective prevention and treatment programs for families with young children with behavioral health concerns, including both internalizing and externalizing disorders. Specifically, her work focuses on the dissemination of evidence-based treatments to traditionally underserved...
Baker Bulletin

Baker Bulletin ~ Fall 2016

September 30, 2016

Click here to view the Baker Bulletin ~ Fall 2016 edition

Thank you to Mercer, Inc!

September 8, 2016

On Thursday, September 8, 2016 Judge Baker Children's Center welcomed 16 volunteers from Mercer, Inc., and their community volunteer program, Mercer Cares. For the 4th year in a row, volunteers spread 30 yards of mulch to make our Manville School’s play area safe. Click here to view more photos

Child Mental Health Forum 2016-2017 Calendar ~ SAVE-THE-DATES

August 5, 2016

**NEW TIME** Wednesdays 10:00AM TO 11:15AMLimited Free Parking Available at JBCC 2016-2017 CALENDAR ~ Save-the-dates (updated!) October 5, 2016 - Sleep and Psychiatric Disorders: Cause or Effect? Robert Stickgold, Ph.D.Associate Professor of PsychiatryBeth Israel Deaconess Center and Harvard Medical School November 2, 2016 - Poor Self-Regulation in Children: From Genes to Brains to Treatment Robert Althoff, M.D., Ph.D.Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics & Psychological ScienceDirector of Behavioral GeneticsUniversity of Vermont College of Medicine December 7, 2016 - Cultur...
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Parenting Matters: Supporting Parents of Children Ages 0-8

July 26, 2016

Dr. William R. Beardslee, Judge Baker Trustee and Senior Research Advisor, is a member of the Committee on Supporting the Parents of Young Children; Board on Children, Youth, and Families; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine which just released a report:

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