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The Centre’s strength lies in its unique structure. Our staff have a diverse range of professional backgrounds, including paediatrics, psychology, education and allied health, and are able to draw on expertise across three internal units – Community Health Services Research, Clinical Services, and Policy, Equity and Translation.
The Community Health Services Research unit conducts high-quality research leading to effective and sustainable interventions to support children facing problems in the areas of:
Our Clinical Services offer specialist paediatric consultancy for children with a range of developmental and behavioural concerns, including:
The Policy, Equity and Translation unit takes an ecological approach to improving outcomes for children and families, and has a particular focus on children’s health and development inequalities. Our work involves:
Service delivery trials in health and education
Community engagement and service co-production
Evidence synthesis and translation
Together, the three units work to promote optimal development for children, prevent common childhood conditions and problems, and transform service systems and methods of practice.
The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.