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Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH)

MHiPS to receive $200 million funding boost

The Mental Health in Primary Schools funding boost will support 1800 Victorian primary schools to build their capacity in mental health.


Why language matters for child mental health

Prof Frank Oberklaid and Dr Simone Darling discuss the importance of terminology and shared language for children's mental health.


Group facilitation for mental health practitioners

CCCH's Training and Development team facilitate workshops in Victorian secondary schools.


Preschool reform promises our children a better future

Prof Sharon Goldfeld and Anne Hollonds reflect on preschool reform in Victoria.


New bedtime books to teach healthy sleep habits

The new MCRI Sleep with KIP books are a fun and friendly tool for families to help manage common sleep problems in young children.  Sleep problems in children are a … Continued


Co-designing a framework for engaging and working with families

We are seeking leaders and practitioners in early years health or education services to share their practice wisdom, experience and expertise to contribute to co-designing an Australian Early Years Relational Practice Framework.


Thriving Children, Thriving Communities series

Join our upcoming webinar on 30 August: Eliminating the impacts of cogenital CMV


How can the education sector support children’s mental health?

A CCCH-led study reports clinicians’ views about how the education system could support student’s mental health.


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.