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Next Step: College Success & Independent Living

October 7, 2013

Next Step: College Success & Independent Living is a dynamic new college preparatory program in which high school students with social skills deficits can experience independent college living in a safe “real world” environment. Learn more about our Saturday sessions throughout the year and summer week-long program at Boston College.

The New England Youth Permanence Convening featured in Children's Voice

August 6, 2013

Julie Springwater, Director of the New England Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors (NEACWCD), has coauthored an article on the NE Youth Permanency Convenings in the recent issue of Children's Voice, a publication of the Child Welfare League of America. Click here to view the article - The New England Youth Permanence Convening: A Regional Approach to Improving Outcomes
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The Heat of the Moment in Treatment ~ Mitch Abblett

June 25, 2013

TITLE: The Heat of the Moment in Treatment: Mindful Management of Difficult ClientsISBN-10: 0393708314 ISBN-13: 978-0393708318 BOOK DESCRIPTION Have you experienced the anger, fear, doubt, and frustration that most clinicians feel but rarely put words to? Are you looking for tools to manage your most “difficult” clients? Chances are, you’re like all other clinicians: At times you play “tug-of-war” with those in your care. Mitch Abblett’s new guide is for clinicians looking to explore, reassess, and transform the way they treat their most difficult clients. With carefully designed ...

The Dr. William R. Beardslee Fund

May 6, 2013

To make an online gift, please Click Here, and then from the drop down list in the Designation box, please select “William R. Beardslee Fund” In March of 2012, Judge Baker Children's Center established the Dr. William R. Beardslee Fund. The fund was established to honor Dr. Beardslee’s distinguished career as a child psychiatrist and researcher, and to enable Judge Baker researchers to pursue high impact research in children’s mental health.  Much of Dr. Beardslee’s work has focused on building a science o...

New Major Study Challenges Connection Between Child Care and Behavioral Issues

January 24, 2013

A major study of  over 75,000 Norwegian children featured in the journal Child Development revealed little evidence that spending more hours in child care leads to behavioral issues in children. This discovery  is in stark contrast to previous findings from the United States which suggest that children spending more time in child care have, on average, higher levels of aggression and noncompliance than children who spend less or no time in child care. “We have demonstrated that young children d...