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Schubert Center Co-Authors Guide for Policymakers about Sex Offenders and Youth

Date posted: April 5th, 2016

Holding sexual offenders accountable for their crimes does not prevent sexual offenses from occurring. The Schubert Center for Child Studies is pleased to announce the release of “Getting Smarter on Sex Offenses & Youth: A Resource Guide for Ohio Policymakers. …Read more.

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.

Many Attend Talk About Youth Suicide Challenges and Intervention

Date posted: March 31st, 2016

In front of a packed audience on March 22, 2016 at the CWRU Tinkham Veale University Center, Jeff Bridge, PhD, principal investigator at the Center for Innovation in
Pediatric Practice and Director for the Center for Suicide Prevention and Research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, presented his talk titled “Suicide in Children and Adolescents: Challenges and Priorities for Intervention.” Bridge highlighted the changing epidemiology of youth suicide and a public health approach to youth suicide prevention. …Read more.

Cleveland Community Police Commission Develops New Use of Force Policies; Schubert Responds

Date posted: March 17th, 2016

As the Cleveland Community Policy Commission reviewed their policies regarding use of force, Policy Director Gabriella Celeste provided recommendations on what CPC should consider during the process, specifically on how children and youth may be impacted by the policies.  …Read more.

CHST 302 Students Meet with Agencies, Think Tanks and Legislators and Staff During Annual Trip to D.C.

Date posted: March 17th, 2016

Childhood Studies students spent their spring break (March 6-10) meeting with government and nongoverment agencies, think tanks, legislators and staff, and advocacy organizations to discuss current child policy as part of CHST 302. …Read more.

City of Cleveland Mental Health Response Advisory Committee Launches Public Survey and Community Input Sessions

Date posted: March 16th, 2016

The Mental Health Response Advisory Committee (MHRAC) announced that it is seeking input from the public on “crisis situations” that involve the Cleveland Police to gather information that will be used to help develop police policies. …Read more.

Policy Director, Gabriella Celeste spoke on “Schools Push Out and the Criminalization of Childhood”

Date posted: March 16th, 2016

Gabriella Celeste will examine how principles of child and adolescent development inform the importance of building positive and safe school learning environments.  Using national and statewide data, she will analyze how issues of safety and security in schools are addressed and trends in school discipline, with a focus on the disparities facing youth of color and youth with disabilities.  Gabriella will also present policy guidance and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing Ohio school districts and the students and families they serve.

Anisfield-Wolf Blog Features Schubert Guest Speaker

Date posted: February 25th, 2016

Karen Long, Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards Manager, posted a blog on Dr. Michelle Martin’s talk “Brown Gold: African-American Children’s Literature as a Genre of Resistance.” Read the blog here. …Read more.

Dr. Michelle Martin on Sound of Applause

Date posted: February 23rd, 2016

The Schubert Center hosted Dr. Michelle Martin, Augusta Baker Chair Professor of Childhood Literacy at the University of South Carolina, for a keynote lecture on February 18. Earlier that day, she was interviewed on A Sound of Applause. …Read more.

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

Date posted: February 23rd, 2016

On February 18, 2016, the Schubert Center hosted Michelle Martin, PhD, Augusta Baker Chair of Childhood Literacy at the University of South Carolina, for “Brown Gold: African American Children’s Literature as a Genre of Resistance.” Martin traced the history of the portrayal of Black children in literature, with a focus on how depictions by Black authors challenged previous racist portrayals.

Schubert Center Hosts MetroHealth Panel to Address Innovative Partnerships for Healthy Children and Youth

Date posted: January 15th, 2016

On January 12, 2016, the Schubert Center hosted Dr. Nazha Abughali and Dr. Christine Alexander-Rager of MetroHealth for “Innovative Partnerships for Healthy Children and Youth” as a continuation of the 2015-2016 Conversation Series. They spoke about partnerships that MetroHealth has established with Cuyahoga County Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) and Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD).

Gabriella Celeste Says Tamir Rice Shooting Was Not Reasonable In Op-Ed

Date posted: November 20th, 2015

Policy Director, Gabriella Celeste, deems Tamir Rice shooting as not reasonable in her op-Ed published on on November 15, 2015. Read her full op-Ed here. In March, the Schubert Center submitted a letter to local, state and federal level policymakers concerning the importance of an adolescent development- and trauma-informed approach to police-youth interactions. The Schubert Center’s letter can be read here.

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