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Shooting Without Bullets: A Program to Empower Youth through Photography

Date posted: September 22nd, 2016

Shooting Without Bullets is a youth advocacy pilot program designed to empower youth to share their opinions about social justice issues directly affecting their lives in a constructive manner. Combining social advocacy, documentary photography, expressive arts, and language art, Shooting Without Bullets takes a multidimensional approach to assisting Cleveland youth to process complex social problems. …Read more.


Annual Report 2015-2016: All Our Children Thriving

Date posted: September 1st, 2016

The Schubert Center’s 2015-2016 annual report, All Our Children Thriving, highlights activities and accomplishments of the center as we work to bridge research, practice, policy and education. Download a printable version here. …Read more.


Gault @ 50

Date posted: August 12th, 2016

The Schubert Center for Child Studies is thrilled to announce that we are joining with the National Juvenile Defender Center for Gault at 50, a year of action in support of juveniles’ right to counsel as we approach the 50th anniversary of In re Gault. Gault is the 1967 landmark Supreme Court case that ensured the right to a defense lawyer for children.

Photo by PRSA-NY
Photo by PRSA-NY

Ohio Supreme Court Limits Shackling on Juveniles

Date posted: April 4th, 2016

On March 28, the Supreme Court of Ohio announced new rules for limiting the use of shackling in courts for children under 18. The rule creates the presumption that physical restraint will not be used unless the judge supervising the case believes there is a safety threat or a flight risk. …Read more.

Past Events

What Makes Maltreated Children Resilient?Holmes Event Panel

Child maltreatment is a major public health issue, with more than 700,000 US children maltreated every year. Childhood physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect have all been associated with a variety of negative health outcomes in adulthood. However, some children are resilient and navigate the path to adulthood without negative outcomes. Case Western Reserve University Assistant Professor Megan Holmes, PhD, and colleagues, Adam Perzynski, PhD, Susan Yoon, MSW, and Julia Kobulsky, MA, asked the question, “what makes maltreated children resilient?” in their April 2016 talk on their research following maltreated children through various stages of childhood.


Many Attend Talk About Youth Suicide Challenges and Intervention#7207

Dr. Jeff Bridge from Nationwide Children’s Hospital spoke to a full room on March 22 as part of the Schubert Center conversation series on the difficult and timely topic of suicide in adolescents. He was joined by respondents Cheryl Holton, program director at the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation, and Rick Oliver, director of crisis and trauma services at Frontline Services. Read more about the program here.

Schubert Center Hosts “Brown Gold: African American Children’s Literature as a Genre of Resistance”Martin_2016_3

On February 18, 2016, the Schubert Center hosted Michelle Martin, PhD, Augusta Baker Chair of Childhood Literacy at the University of
South Carolina. Read more about this event here.


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