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Vermont Department for Children and Families seeks a Deputy Commissioner for its Family Services Division

June 10, 2016

The Vermont Department for Children and Families seeks a Deputy Commissioner for its Family Services Division The Division provides child protection, child welfare and youth justice services throughout the state. With the Family Services Leadership Team, the Deputy Commissioner provides overall leadership for and management for the division and ensures that the division: provides high quality services in compliance with federal and state requirements; manages budget, revenue, and contracts, as a good steward of taxpayer dollars; maintains a contracted system of care, including foster care, tha...
Brina Einstein

Honoring 25 years at Manville School ~ Brina Einstein

May 31, 2016

Brina Einstein came to Manville School in September of 1991 as the Assistant Director of Manville’s Parent Support Program. In 1999 she assumed the mantle of directing the program, and her work has since evolved over time to reflect her seemingly endless energy, creativity and initiative. For years now, she has juggled a wide array of tasks and programs. She leads the Parent Support program and its Parent Support group. Scores of parents have cycled through this group and found Brina’s ability to create a safe, supportive atmosphere crucial in helping them heal and move things forward for ...
Robert P Franks PhD

President's Blog ~ April 2016

April 16, 2016

APRIL 2016  As we welcome the arrival of spring, we look forward to new beginnings and the promise of change. Spring brings the end of the school year, anticipation of summer vacations, enjoying the outdoors and reconnecting with our families. However, for many families, the realities of mental health struggles are ever present. Raising a child with special needs or behavioral health challenges can make each day feel difficult and stressful, and at times make optimism and hope feel out of reach. Parents and caregivers need to know that they do not have to struggle alone. Judge Baker Children'...

Baker Bulletin ~ Spring 2016

April 6, 2016

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David J. Martens

Judge Baker Welcomes David J. Martens to the Board of Trustees

April 4, 2016

BOSTON, MA (April 4, 2016) – Judge Baker Children’s Center (Judge Baker), a national leader in children’s mental health, today announced that it elected David J. Martens, Director of Investment Analysis & Operations at Boston College, to its Board of Trustees. “On behalf of the Board of Trustees and staff of Judge Baker, I am pleased to welcome our newest trustee, David J. Martens,” said Robert P. Franks, Ph.D., President and CEO, Judge Baker. “David represents a new generation of governance for our almost 100 year old institution. As we honor our past, embrace our present, and...
CARE training at Commonwealth Children's Center

Judge Baker “CARES” for Local Early Childhood Education Center

April 3, 2016

In February of this year, Judge Baker began a three-month collaboration with teachers and administrators from the Commonwealth Children’s Center to enhance the social emotional learning curriculum at their early childhood education center. The Commonwealth Children’s Center is a private, non-profit, NAEYC accredited early childhood educational program that is open to the general public with enrollment priority given to state employees. Located steps from the Massachusetts State House, Commonwealth Children’s Center provides ca...