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Faculty Associate to Lead Training on Teen Brain for Prosecutor’s Office

Adolescent Brain Development Training Flyer

Andrew Garner, MD, PhD, FAAP, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the CWRU School of Medicine, and Schubert Center Faculty Associate, will give a presentation on “The Adolescent Brain: Still Under Construction” this Friday, January 23 at 3:00pm at the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office, 9300 Quincy Avenue, 1st floor media room.
The training will cover the importance of understanding research about adolescent brain development in addressing challenges presented to youth who enter the juvenile justice system. […Read more]

New Brief Describes Ohio as Model for Major Juvenile Justice Reforms and Savings

Getting it Right Cover

Getting it Right: Realigning Juvenile Corrections in Ohio to Reinvest in What Works, a new publication by the Schubert Center for Child Studies at Case Western Reserve University, takes an extensive look at how Ohio has engaged in a fundamental shift in the way the state addresses the needs of youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
Twenty years ago, the number of state juvenile correctional facilities in Ohio and number of children incarcerated in those facilities was near an all-time high. […Read more]

The Implications of Racism in Early Childhood Addressed in Third Conversation Series Event

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The Schubert Center continued its 2014-2015 Conversation Series Exploring Equity and Resilience in Childhood on November 18 with Tuppett Yates, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside. Yates and graduate student Ana Marcelo visited Cleveland to share their research on the impact on children of racial bias in early childhood educational settings, and to participate in a seminar with local early education teachers.
Yates’s public talk was titled, […Read more]

Child Policy Director Speaks at Facing Race Conference

Facing Race Panel

Schubert Center Child Policy Director Gabriella Celeste, JD, attended Facing Race: A National Conference, presented by Race Forward, in Dallas, Texas November 14-16, 2014. Celeste participated on a panel, “Implicit bias: The state of science and moving from research to action” with Sharon Davies, JD, Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Racy and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University, […Read more]

Exploring Youth Violence as a Health Disparity


The Schubert Center continued its 2014-2015 Conversation Series Exploring Equity and Resilience in Childhood on October 23 with Edward Barksdale, MD, the Vice Chairman of the Department of Pediatric Surgery at UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. In a talk titled, “Youth and Violence: The Ultimate Health Disparity” Dr. Barksdale described youth violence as a public health issue affecting children and young people. He also discussed the larger public health implications of violence in relation to health disparities within minority and impoverished communities. […Read more]