We, at The Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD), strive to foster a stronger society by promoting the wellbeing of ALL children, adults and families and creating more inclusive communities. We work together to:
Liz Weintraub from AUCD chats with Tawara Goode, director of the Georgetown UCEDD, about what culture and diversity mean, how culture influences perceptions and beliefs about disability, and cultural considerations in healthcare.
Five Decades Focused on Giving a 'Voice' to Children - Locally to Globally
GUMC honored Phyllis Magrab, PhD, an endowed professor of pediatrics and director of the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, with the Lifetime Contribution Award at the Eleventh Annual GUMC Convocation.
Call to Action: Supporting Immigrant Children and their Families
The Georgetown Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD) expresses its deepest concern over the long-term repercussions of separating immigrant children from their caregivers, as well as other border-detention practices that place children and their families at risk for adverse outcomes. As researchers, educators, and clinicians, we recognize that the absence of a parent or caregiver is one of the most stressful events that a child can endure—especially in the face of other losses or challenging events. Read More