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“Assessing and Responding to Violence Risk in Juveniles” Discusses Challenges in Evaluating and Treating Youth

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On March 27, the Schubert Center completed its 2014-2015 Conversation Series, “Exploring Equity and Resilience in Childhood” with “Assessing and Responding to Violence Risk in Juveniles”.  This event was in collaboration with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine/University Hospitals Case Medical Center Psychiatry Grand Rounds.
Charles Scott, MD, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, University of California, Davis; Chief, Division of Psychiatry and the Law, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Services, […Read more]

Event Highlights Decision Making in Child Protective Services in Israel and the US

On April 14, the Schubert Center hosted Dr. Merav Jedwab, a postdoctoral fellow from the University of Maryland and the Haruv Institute in Israel, for a talk titled, “Decision-Making in Child Protective Services: Perspectives from Israel and the U.S. Longscan Project.” The event was co-sponsored by the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development at the Mandel School.
Dr. Jedwab first highlighted differences between how child protective services operates in Israel versus in the US. […Read more]

Schubert Center Submits Letter on Police-Youth Relations

In light of a series of events concerning law enforcement in the greater Cleveland area as well as Ohio and across the nation, and more specifically the unique impact these events have on children and young people, the Schubert Center has 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 letter discusses the special nature of child and youth interactions with police and the justice system,  […Read more]

Schubert Supports New Guidelines for Children Facing Life in Prison

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The Schubert Center endorsed a new report of guidelines for representing children who face a life sentence. The report, Trial Defense Guidelines: Representing a Child Client Facing a Possible Life Sentence was released by the Campaign for Fair Sentencing of Youth (CFSY) on March 11.
The CFSY guidelines were announced just one day after the United Nations special reporter on torture and other cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment or punishment, […Read more]

LOCATION CHANGE | Schubert is Community Partner for Bryan Stevenson “Let’s Talk About Injustice” March 19

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LOCATION CHANGE:

Cleveland State University Waetjen Auditorium

Music and Communication Building
2001 Euclid Avenue

On Thursday, March 19 at Cleveland State University, Facing History and Ourselves and The Allstate Foundation will host a free Community Conversation that will feature Bryan A. Stevenson, attorney, human rights activist and author of Just Mercy. Stevenson is one of the country’s most visionary legal thinkers and social justice advocates. A MacArthur fellow and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, […Read more]