Rosemary Baggish

Mental Health in Independent School Communities

When the Bough Breaks by Rosemary BaggishRosemary Baggish Mental Health in Independent School CommunitiesRosemary C. Baggish, M.Ed., MPH, developed and directed therapeutic school programs for over two decades at Yale Psychiatric Institute and The Institute of Living. She has a Masters Degree in Special Education (Boston College) and a Masters in Public Health (Yale University).

Rosemary is the Founder and Director of Mental Health in Independent School Communities (MHISC), a consultation service for independent schools. She has consulted nationally to schools, colleges, hospitals and not for profit agencies regarding model programming for children and adolescents with mental health needs. Under the auspices of BMW, LLC, she developed a computerized, comprehensive health survey for independent school students, the Independent School Health Check (ISHC) which has produced an independent school database. Rosemary is author of When the Bough Breaks: How to Really Be There for Your Children, a communication guide for parents.