Date posted: May 9th, 2017
In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Schubert Center for Child Studies at Case Western Reserve University, the Center is convening individuals committed to child well-being for an all-day forum, “Cleveland: A Community Committed to Our Children,” on April 27, 2018.
Researchers, practitioners, advocates, activists, parents, young people and others in the greater Cleveland community are invited to be a part of this day of exploration, collaboration and action. If you are interested in presenting, please submit your proposal using the link below by June 15, 2017.
Date posted: February 20th, 2017
The Schubert Center for Child Studies at Case Western Reserve University is committed to the well-being of all children and young people, and to promoting an equitable environment in which all children can thrive regardless of their country of origin, race, gender, or religion.
Far too often in human history the world has stood by as one group or another was singled out and deprived of their rights, dignity, well-being, and even survival. This has never been a proud moment for humanity. We deplore all policies and actions that threaten the well-being of children and young people, their families and communities and promote injustice and discrimination.
We stand firmly with immigrant and refugee children and their families and communities.
Date posted: February 14th, 2017
The Schubert Center supports advancing positive interactions between youth and police and promotes developmentally informed policies and practices. This guide was created to help the Cleveland community – and specifically young people – better understand the consent decree involving the CLE police. The Citizen’s Guide can be downloaded here.
Date posted: January 23rd, 2017
The Schubert Center is pleased to announce that Faculty Associate Lisa Damour, PhD, will be joining the center as a Senior Advisor effective immediately. Author of the New York Times bestseller, Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood, Damour directs Laurel School’s Center for Research on Girls, writes a column for the New York Times’ Well Family online report, serves as a regular contributor to CBS News, maintains a private psychotherapy practice and consults and speaks internationally. …Read more.
Date posted: October 6th, 2016
The Schubert Center will be a community partner for a couple events with the City Club of Cleveland. The first event was Combating the Lead Poisoning Crisis in Cleveland on October 21 and the second was Of Civil Wrongs and Rights on November 10. …Read more.
Date posted: September 30th, 2016
On September 20, 2016, more than 30 faculty associates shared their findings in research projects involving children as well as upcoming research they are planning to embark upon in the next year. …Read more.
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.
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.
Date posted: August 12th, 2016
The National Juvenile Defender Center released a report called “Defend Children: A Blueprint for Effective Juvenile Defender Services.” The report can be accessed here. NPR covered the release and the full NPR story can be viewed here. Check out more on a year of action in support of juveniles’ right to counsel as we approach the 50th anniversary of In re Gault.
Date posted: May 27th, 2016
Gabriella Celeste submitted written testimony to the House Education Committee on the discipline tactics regarding truancy and the negative impacts they can have on Ohio’s youth and the economy. House Bill 410 advances school-based prevention, intervention and support efforts and reduces the opportunity for court intervention by decriminalizing truancy and positively involving parents, allowing it to best serve the interests of Ohio’s students, their families, our schools and the larger public. …Read more.
Date posted: May 27th, 2016
Introduced in February 2015, the Ohio Fostering Connections Act that establishes a program to support youth in the foster care system through the age of 21 was passed (amended) by the Ohio General Assembly on May 26, 2016. …Read more.
Date posted: April 18th, 2016
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. …Read more.