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Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH)

How mothers and children experiencing adversity are faring during COVID-19

A new open access study in PLOS ONE by CCCH, ARACY and UWS explores how COVID-19 and lockdowns are affecting the mental health of mothers and children experiencing adversity.


Supporting children through lockdown

Catch up on a recent webinar, featuring CCCH paediatricians Dr Billy Garvey and Dr Claire Nogic, giving parents practical tips on how to support children during lockdown.


Preschool Expert Advisory Group

Centre Director Professor Sharon Goldfeld is part of a new expert panel advising the Federal Government on the impact of preschool for Australian children.


New screening test for cCMV

An infant saliva test to screen for the leading infectious cause of hearing loss in babies – cCMV – has been found to be feasible and well-received by families.


Policy Brief: From consumer to partner

Our new Policy Brief explores the nature and importance of partnerships between parents and professionals.


Thriving Children, Thriving Communities series

This webinar series unites diverse perspectives to explore issues of significance to community child health. Join us for our next webinar on 11 October and hear about a new model of support for children's mental health.


Reimagining the early childhood system

Two reviews prepared by the Centre for Community Child Health on behalf of Social Ventures Australia explore the potential of holistic, integrated early learning service models for improving outcomes for children and their families who are experiencing vulnerability.


Fostering emotional regulation and self-compassion in children

New resources give parents insight into how to help children understand and manage their emotions and show kindness to themselves.


About us

Established in 1994, the Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH) works in partnership with communities to support the health, development and wellbeing of all children.



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Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.