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The Dark Matter of Love Explores International Adoption and Attachment

Date posted: March 28th, 2014

On March 24 and March 25, the Schubert Center sponsored two screenings of The Dark Matter of Love as part of the 38th Cleveland International Film Festival. …Read more.

Family riding down escalator - screenshot from The Dark Matter of Love.
Family riding down escalator - screenshot from The Dark Matter of Love.

Schubert Sponsors “The Dark Matter of Love” at Film Fest

Date posted: March 4th, 2014

The Schubert Center is a proud film sponsor of “The Dark Matter of Love,” a documentary that connects the research of developmental psychologist Dr. Robert Marvin with a family building relationships with their newly-adopted children. …Read more.

Jean Frank, Jeff Kretschmar and Jim
Jean Frank, Jeff Kretschmar and Jim

Schubert Center Hosts Conversation on Youth and Violence

Date posted: February 28th, 2014

On Thursday, February 27, 2014, the Schubert Center hosted a panel of three experts on youth and violence as part of the 2013-2014 Schubert Center Conversation Series. Jim Adams, CEO of the Geauga County Board of Mental Health and Recovery Services, Jean Frank, manager of community initiatives at the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods, and Jeff Kretschmar, research assistant professor at the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, came together to provide perspectives on youth and violence prevalence, prevention and response. …Read more.

Schubert Center Co-Hosts International Seminar on Child Well-Being

Date posted: February 12th, 2014

On February 6, 2014, the Schubert Center co-hosted a day-long seminar on child well-being. The event was sponsored by the Schubert Center and the Haruv Institute of Jerusalem and co-sponsored by Springer Publishers. …Read more.

Symposium Highlights Program to Improve Representation for Parents in the Child Welfare System

Date posted: February 7th, 2014

On January 10, 2014, the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP), the American Bar Association (ABA) Center on Children and the Law, and the Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services, in partnership with the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Office of the Cuyahoga County Public Defender, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division, and the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Law and Schubert Center for Child Studies presented “Raising the Bar for Parental Representation and Improving Child Welfare Outcomes,” a legal symposium focusing on quality legal representation for parents as an effective strategy to improve child welfare outcomes. …Read more.

Event Highlights Local Programs to Improve Early Literacy in High Risk Populations

Date posted: January 28th, 2014

On January 23, 2014, the Schubert Center co-hosted Robert Needlman, MD, professor at the CWRU School of Medicine and pediatric physician at MetroHealth Medical Center, Sari Feldman, MA, executive director of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, and Linda Williams, PhD, senior director of education at WVIZ/PBS ideastream. …Read more.

Visiting Lecturer Speaks about Developmental Approaches to Juvenile Justice

Date posted: November 20th, 2013

On Friday November 8, 2013, the Schubert Center, in co-sponsorship with the Center for Innovative Practices at the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education in the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, hosted Edward Mulvey, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. …Read more.

Conversation Offers Insight on Supporting Children with Incarcerated Parents Locally

Date posted: October 24th, 2013

It is estimated nearly 1 in 52 children will have a parent who is incarcerated during their lifetime; on any given day, more than 1.5 million children have a parents serving a sentence in a state or federal prison. …Read more.

Dennis Norman Headshot
Dennis Norman Headshot

Guest Lecturer Discusses Native American History of Disparities for Co-Sponsored Event

Date posted: October 18th, 2013

On October 14, the Schubert Center in collaboration with Sigma Xi, Science Cafe Cleveland, and the Departments of Anthropology, Psychology and Sociology hosted Dennis K. Norman, Professor of Psychology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Faculty Chair for the Harvard University Native American Program, and Associate Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School. …Read more.

Bestselling Author Visits Cleveland for Forums on Bullying and School Climate and Safety

Date posted: October 4th, 2013

On September 26, the Schubert Center hosted Emily Bazelon, author and senior editor at, for a talk titled Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy. …Read more.

Schubert Center Hosts Faculty Associate Networking Dinner

Date posted: September 13th, 2013

On Monday September 9, the Schubert Center hosted a networking dinner, “Faculty Research with Children and Youth,” for Schubert Center Faculty Associates. The dinner brought faculty, deans and others together to learn about the breadth of child- and youth-focused research at CWRU, with the hopes of inspiring partnerships. …Read more.

Visiting Lecture: From a Moment to a Movement for Children

Date posted: May 9th, 2013

On April 26 the Center for Policy Studies’ Friday Public Affairs Discussion Group partnered with the Schubert Center to host Doug Imig, PhD, Professor of Political Science at The University of Memphis. …Read more.

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