Judy Bonner Child Development Center

Judy Bonner Child Development Research Center

Judy Bonner Child Development Research Center

Completed in the Summer of 2005, the Judy Bonner Child Development Research Center (JBCDC) is dedicated to being a leader in the study of young children.

​The JBCDC is a state-of-the-art, 64,000 sq. ft. facility equipped with the latest in computer and audio-visual technology for teaching and research. The building houses the Children′s Program, an NAEYC accredited laboratory school complete with research/observation booths and access to a playground; Child Development Resources, which assists families across the state of Alabama to provide a safe, loving, and enriching life for their young children; the Capstone Family Therapy Clinic, which provides the community with help in resolving personal problems and trains graduate students specializing in marriage and family therapy; the Pediatric Development Research laboratory; and seven large research suites and eight research rooms equipped with the latest multi-media research technology. The JBCDC is also home to the Department of Human Development and Family Studies.

True to its interdisciplinary nature, the JBCDC is also home to the Belser-Parton Literacy Center from the College of Education.

Judy Bonner Child Development Center
651 Peter Bryce Boulevard
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401
Box 870159 Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

The Children’s ProgramMichelle DarabarisChildrensProgram@ua.edu(205) 348-0589
Child Development ResourcesApril Kendrickabkendrick@ches.ua.edu(205) 348-2678
Capstone Family Therapy ClinicBlake Berryhillmbberryhill@ches.ua.edu(205) 348-4044
Human Development & Family StudiesRobert Lairdrdlaird@ches.ua.edu(205) 348-9277