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


CAC Member, Chioma Oruh, writes an opinion in the Washington Post about Education Read More



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.


Jack DeGioia and Phyllis Magrab stand side by side, DeGioia displays a plaque he holds in one hand.
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.
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WHAT'S NEW

  • Phyllis MagrabGUMC 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. Learn More

NEW RESOURCES

  • What's Working? A Study of the Intersection of Family, Friend, and Neighbor Networks and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation
    - Full Report
    - Summary of Key Findings
    - Brochure
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  • Supporting Young Children’s Social Emotional Development in DC Child Care Centers Learn More
  • Workforce Retention from the Home Visitor Perspective Learn More
  • 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
Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development is a designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.