Since the inception of our Child Behavioral Health Forum in 1999, Dr. Kennedy has selflessly volunteered his time and expertise to answer child behavior questions for MedHelp members. During this time, Dr. Kennedy has answered thousands of questions ranging from disciplining Toddlers to a 19 year old who refuses to go home again!
Dr. Kennedy is one of the few clinicians in the world who are authorized to provide Cogmed Working Memory Training, which is an in-home, software-based approach to enhancing working memory in children, teens and adults. In addition to his work at MedHelp, Dr. Kennedy serves as Coordinator of the Educational Assessment Center at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates. where his clinical practice focuses on treatment of emotional disorders in children and adolescents. He has been a Child and Adolescent clinician in Harvard Vanguard’s Behavioral Health Department for the past fifteen years. Prior to that, Dr. Kennedy was Director of Clinical Services at Walker Home and School. He served on the full-time graduate faculty at Simmons College School of Social Work, where he instructed doctoral and masters-level students in the areas of clinical practice and clinical research. Dr. Kennedy has also served on the adjunct faculties at Boston College Graduate School of Social Work and Rhode Island College Graduate School of Social Work. He has served in direct service, supervisory, consulting and administrative positions in a number of therapeutic schools offering residential and day treatment services.
A Few Highlights from Dr. Kennedy and the Child Behavioral Health Forum …
Santa Won’t Be Able to Bring Presents This Year
4 Year Old Urinating in the Closet:
10 Year Old With Imaginary Friend
Daughter is Rude to Mom’s New Boyfriend
Violent Behavior in 9 Year Old
6 Year Old Bit a Classmate
10 Year Old Stealing
Coping with the Death of a Loved One
19 Year Old Vows Never to Go Home Again