The Freedman Center at MSPP

The Freedman Center is honored to be chosen as one of the
"20 Enduring Heroes for Families"
The Boston Parents Paperís
Best of the Best
The Family Advocate Awards

  Meeting the Need...Making A Difference


Community Education

Bring high-quality presentations to your group

We send our professional presenters to many area communities, delivering workshops to audiences of parents, educators, employee groups, and the general public.

We cover a variety of topics related to promoting mental health and wellness. Here's a sampling of programs :



"The facilitator was great! She made the workshop interesting as well as fun, providing specific examples throughout."

"The workshop was engaging and down-to-earth...It promoted a helpful exchange of ideas and strategies."

  • Building Resilience
  • Understanding Temperament
  • Coping and Stress Management
  • Bullying
  • Infant Sleep Issues
  • Creative Problem-Solving
  • Transition to Middle School
  • The Adolescent Years
  • Depression & Suicide
  • Accessing Mental Health Services

Attend our workshops - and earn credit, too. The Freedman Center for Child and Family Development is part of The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. MSPP offers continuing professional education programs year-round. View a copy of the entire catalogue at

Engage a consultant for help with specific issues. The Freedman Center at MSPP has experts available to assist schools and other organizations seeking professional guidance. Our consultants work with program directors, teachers, parent boards and others to develop practical recommendations regarding mental health and wellness promotion. Consultants are also available for observations related to children's behavioral issues.

For more information about scheduling a presentation, attending upcoming professional development workshops, or connecting with a consultant, please contact:

Margaret Hannah MEd
Executive Director, Freedman Center for Child & Family Development