Schubert Center for Child Studies

Discipline Tactics for Truancy Reviewed in HB 410

Date posted: May 27th, 2016

Gabriella Celeste submitted written testimony to the House Education Committee on the discipline tactics regarding truancy and the negative impacts they can have on Ohio’s youth and the economy. House Bill 410 advances school-based prevention, intervention and support efforts and reduces the opportunity for court intervention by decriminalizing truancy and positively involving parents, allowing it to best serve the interests of Ohio’s students, their families, our schools and the larger public. …Read more.

Support for Ohio Foster Youth Extended to Age 21

Date posted: May 27th, 2016

Introduced in February 2015, the Ohio Fostering Connections Act that establishes a program to support youth in the foster care system through the age of 21 was passed (amended) by the Ohio General Assembly on May 26, 2016. …Read more.

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Holmes Event Panel

What Makes Maltreated Children Resilient?

Date posted: April 18th, 2016


Child maltreatment is a major public health issue, with more than 700,000 US children maltreated every year. Childhood physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect have all been associated with a variety of negative health outcomes in adulthood. …Read more.

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.

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Photo by PRSA-NY

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.

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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.

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Tour of the West Wing

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.