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:

  • Advance collective solutions.
  • Bridge the campus to the community.
  • Build strong and diverse partnerships.
  • Broadly share our extensive expertise with empathy and dedication.
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HIGHLIGHTS

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


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2018 Fall Leadership Academy
October 15 – 18, 2018
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Georgetown University Certificate in Early Intervention
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WHAT'S NEW

  • georgetown university  LogoIn keeping with our core mission, we, at GUCCHD, have issued a call to action on behalf of children and their families affected by "zero tolerance" practices at the Border. Learn More
  • Leadership Academny LogoThe Leadership Institute for Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence is conducting its fifth  Leadership Academy in Santa Fe, NM on October 15 – 18, 2018. A total of 35 participants will be competitively selected for this unique leadership experience. Learn More
  • Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence LogoGeorgetown University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (GUCEDD) and the UCEDDs at Georgia State University and the University of Southern California, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles are pleased to announce the launch of the website for the Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training Activities Project.  It is a collaboration with the Association of University Centers on Disabilities to the host the Embedding Project website. 
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NEW RESOURCES

  • Policy Brief: Addressing the Complex and Pernicious Problem of Disparities in Behavioral Health Care Learn More
  • Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC) Toolbox Learn More
  • Sample Parenting Skills Teaching Plan Learn More
  • Transition: Cultural and Linguistic Competence Checklist for Medical Home Teams Learn More
Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development is a designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.