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“I am honored to have the opportunity to join the Board of Trustees at Judge Baker Children’s Center and look forward helping address important mental health and special education issues for children and families,” said Barooshian. “Since my family has first-hand experience with special education, Judge Baker’s mission especially resonates with me. I am committed as an advocate for Judge Baker and the important work they are doing to improve the quality of mental health care and special education issues at all levels.”
Joining Barooshian on the board will be Mary H. Schmidt, one of the founding partners of Schmidt & Federico, P.C.
“On behalf of the Board of Trustees and staff of Judge Baker, I am excited to welcome new trustees, Laura Barooshian and Mary Schmidt,” said Robert P. Franks, Ph.D., President and CEO of Judge Baker. “We embrace the energy of fresh perspectives and new ideas as we continue to advance the mission of Judge Baker Children’s Center to improve the quality of mental health care for children and families. Laura and Mary bring a broad range of experience as well as a personal commitment to Judge Baker’s work. I look forward to partnering with them to continue driving Judge Baker forward.”
An affiliate of Harvard Medical School, Judge Baker Children’s Center is a nationally recognized children’s mental health organization dedicated to improving the quality of mental health care for children and families. Named in honor of Harvey Humphrey Baker, the first judge appointed to the Boston Juvenile Court, Judge Baker opened its doors in 1917 and has been serving the children and families of greater Boston for over 100 years. The multi-faceted organization provides the very best in evidence-based practices for children and families struggling with a range of behavioral, emotional, educational, and mental health issues. Judge Baker is dedicated to improving the lives of children and families by bridging the gap between science and practice to improve access to the highest quality care in community-based settings.
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