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Judge Baker Children's Center endorses Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence in the USA

February 28, 2018

Today, Judge Baker Children's Center joins over 50 national organizations representing over 5 million professionals in endorsing the "Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence in the United States of America" authored by the Interdisciplinary Group on Preventing School and Community Violence.   
Snow closure

Manville School to close on Friday, January 5th due to Winter Storm

January 3, 2018

Manville School will be CLOSED on Friday, January 5th due to the winter storm.  Judge Baker Children's Center will have a limited opening after 12 noon.  
CMHF presenter Dr. Lisa Amaya-Jackson with Dr. Franks, Dr. Chase and Dr. Toppelberg

The Child Mental Health Forum Vimeo Channel is Now Live!

December 12, 2017

  Judge Baker's CMHF Vimeo Channel Watch videos from past CMHF presentations from November 2016 through October 2017, with more videos to be added soon!
Baker Bulletin Fall 2017

Baker Bulletin ~ Fall 2017

October 23, 2017

Click here to view the Baker Bulletin ~ Fall 2017 edition
Dr. Bob Franks

President's Blog ~ October 2017

October 20, 2017

As we celebrate our Centennial Year, we look back on the history of Judge Baker Children’s Center. Established in 1917, the Center was developed to address the social and mental health needs of the children of greater Boston as a legacy to the work of Judge Harvey H. Baker who was the first juvenile court judge in Massachusetts. Judge Baker saw children in his court who were labeled as “delinquent”, but he saw them differently. Through his court, he worked to try and get children the help and support they lacked. He believed these vulnerable youth needed intervention and support—not pu...