Schubert Center for Child Studies


PRCHN Brief Highlights Sadness among Local Youth

Date posted: August 11th, 2015

The CWRU Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods has released a new youth data brief titled Depressive Sadness among Cuyahoga County Adolescents. The Schubert Center for Child Studies collaborated with the PRCHN to provide recommendations and guidelines for those working with youth.  …Read more.

Snapshot: Kids in Cleveland Today

Date posted: June 18th, 2015

The Schubert Center recently produced short document highlighting the state of Cleveland’s kids. Topics include child poverty, health, abuse and neglect, education, and food access. Download the snapshot. …Read more.

Faculty Associate Maureen Hack Passes Away

Date posted: June 9th, 2015

The Schubert Center extends sincere condolences to the family of Maureen Hack, Professor of Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology, who passed away recently. Dr. Hack conducted groundbreaking research on long term outcomes for prematurely born children. …Read more.

Policy Director Presents Budget Testimony

Date posted: May 22nd, 2015

Schubert Center Child Policy Director, Gabriella Celeste, presented budget testimony to the Ohio House Finance Subcommittee on Transportation on March 19 and the Ohio Senate Subcommittee on Corrections May 21. …Read more.

Image of Scott giving presentation
Image of Scott giving presentation

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

Date posted: April 17th, 2015


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. …Read more.

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

Date posted: April 16th, 2015

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. …Read more.

Schubert Center Submits Letter on Police-Youth Relations

Date posted: March 13th, 2015

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. …Read more.


Schubert Supports New Guidelines for Children Facing Life in Prison

Date posted: March 13th, 2015

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. …Read more.

Bryan Stevenson Headshot
Bryan Stevenson Headshot

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

Date posted: March 2nd, 2015


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. …Read more.

On Becoming a Teen Mom Book Cover
On Becoming a Teen Mom Book Cover

Faculty Associate Releases New Co-Authored Book

Date posted: February 23rd, 2015

Faculty associate Mary Erdmans and sociology professor Tim Black have released a new book, “Life Before Pregnancy: On Becoming a Teen Mom.” This new book examines the lives of 108 working class adolescent mothers in Connecticut to examine their different trajectories to motherhood.  …Read more.

Faculty Associates Receive $2.5 Million Grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse

Date posted: February 23rd, 2015

Faculty associates Sonia Minnes and Lynn Singer received a $2.5 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to launch the next phase of their Project Newborn research. …Read more.

Celeste Juvenile Justice
Celeste Juvenile Justice

BlogTalkRadio Podcast Hosts Child Policy Director to Discuss Ohio Juvenile Justice Reforms

Date posted: February 9th, 2015

Gabriella Celeste, Director of Child Policy, was featured on BlogTalkRadio on February 5 to discuss, “Getting it Right: Realigning Juvenile Corrections in Ohio to Reinvest in What Works.”

The episode, “Quick Take Ohio: Recognizing the Journey in Ohio’s Juvenile Corrections System” is available to stream online. …Read more.