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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...

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...

Camp Baker: Effective Treatment, Equal Opportunity

October 31, 2019

As we near the end of ADHD Awareness Month, we also approach the end of the year. Fall will soon transition to winter, and winter to spring, spring to summer. For many caregivers and kids, summer is a time they look forward to all year. No school, plenty of time with friends, and summer camps await. What about a child with ADHD? The reality is that summer can be a nightmare for kids with ADHD who aren’t receiving treatment. What is typically a positive time for most children can turn into a daunting experience. Not having school may seem fun for a kid without ADHD, but for a kid with it, it ...

Why the Center for Effective Child Therapy (CECT) Uses Evidence-Based Treatment Methods

October 11, 2019

As we make our way through our second week of ADHD Awareness Month, it’s important to take a moment to consider why it is that we encourage people to spread information throughout this time. In last week’s blog post, we discussed the importance of reducing stigma and dispelling stereotypes, but those aren’t the only reasons to spread information. With ADHD, as with all mental health issues, it is crucial to recognize which forms of treatment have been proven to be effective and which haven...

Your ADHD Awareness Month Introduction

October 4, 2019

The entire month of October is dedicated to celebrating ADHD Awareness Month. Judge Baker Children's Center has been an impactful name in the ADHD community for years and we are proud to be a part of this month-long spotlight on a condition that impacts such a large percentage of our community. What is ADHD Awareness Month? ADHD Awareness Month spans the entirety of October and is an opportunity to increase education and understanding of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and to decrease the stigma surrounding it. ADHD is a disorder that largely impacts children, but in many cases...

President's Blog ~ October 2019

October 1, 2019

The time of change is in the air as children go back to school, the leaves begin to change and fall and the last memories of summer begin to fade as we prepare for the year ahead. During this time of change, there can be additional stress in families’ lives. The pressures of school, hectic schedules, and managing family and extracurricular activities can be challenging. Every year, as our families grow and become older, we face new challenges. Sometimes we may not feel equipped to deal with the challenges before us and they may test our abilities as parents, caregivers, spouses, and friends....

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