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

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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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


Georgetown University Certificate in Early Intervention
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WHAT'S NEW

  • georgetown university  LogoGUMC 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
  • 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

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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  • 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
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Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development is a designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.