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Snapshot: Kids in Cleveland Today

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]

Policy Director Presents Budget Testimony


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. She stressed the importance of evidence-based strategies for youth involved with the juvenile justice system and the importance of keeping children positively connected to their communities.
Read her testimony to the House Finance Subcommittee on Transportation.
Read her testimony to the Senate Subcommittee on Corrections. […Read more]

“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]