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Christopher Bellonci, MD

Judge Baker Names Christopher Bellonci, M.D., as VP of Policy & Practice and Chief Medical Officer

October 11, 2017

BOSTON, MA (October 11, 2017) – Judge Baker Children’s Center (Judge Baker), a national leader in children’s mental health, today named Christopher Bellonci, M.D., formerly of Tufts Medical Center, to the newly created role of Vice President of Policy & Practice and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Bellonci will assume overall strategic and operational responsibility for clinical practice areas and policy activities. He will work closely with President and CEO, Dr. Robert P. Franks, to identify and develop new areas of work and external collaborations. His responsibilities will focus on: p...
Baker Bulletin Spring 2017

Baker Bulletin ~ Spring 2017

May 11, 2017

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Dr. Robert P Franks

President's Blog ~ May 2017

May 8, 2017

As we enjoy the warmer weather and spring sunshine, the cycles of the season also bring the end of the school year and anticipation of summer. The end of the school year can sometimes be a stressful time as children and adolescents try to finish end-of-year projects, study for final exams, and anticipate year-end report cards. Many children are also juggling sports and other recreational activities. Parents are busy trying to help their children through these challenging weeks and months while planning ahead for summer activities and childcare. It can be a chaotic and stressful time for famili...
Engineering is Elementary

Manville School Receives Engineering Professional Development Scholarship Award

May 2, 2017

We are happy to announce that Manville School has been awarded a competitive scholarship from Engineering is Elementary’s (EiE) special education resources from the Museum of Science.  This program award includes professional development and curriculum materials valued up to $1,000. Manville School will be piloting the program next year in its Middle I school unit. This exciting program is called “Water, Water Everywhere: Designing Water Filters”.   The program is a STEM (Science, Tec...
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Parent Talk - A Resource for Parents about Adolescent Depression

May 1, 2017

The FAMpod website represents a resource developed by Dr. Beardslee, Dr. Gladstone, and colleagues to distill what they have learned from years of research, practice, and advocacy into programs they feel will be helpful for individuals experiencing depression, as well as those living with or working with individuals experiencing depression. This effort has culminated in the creation of two free programs: Parent Talk - the latest resource developed for parents facing depression within the family Family Talk - a training course launched 5 years ago designed for clinicians helping these familie...