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Child Policy Director Speaks at Facing Race Conference

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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]

LGBT Parenting Explored in Conversation Series Kick-Off Event

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The Schubert Center began its 2014-2015 Conversation Series Exploring Equity and Resilience in Childhood on September 23 with Charlotte Patterson, PhD, a University of Virginia Professor of Psychology and Director of the Women, Gender and Sexuality Program. Patterson visited Cleveland to share her research on lesbian- and gay-parented families and participate in local discussions about issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) families.
The community and university partners for these events were:
- The Lesbian, […Read more]

Director of Child Policy Receives Beech Brook Award for Exceptional Service to Children

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The Schubert Center congratulates Gabriella Celeste, the Director of Child Policy, for receiving the 2014 Suzanne Brookhart Harrison Award for Exceptional Service to Children. She received the award at the 162nd Annual Meeting of the Beech Brook Board of Directors, where she addressed “Why Being a Voice for Children Matters Today- More Than Ever.”
 
 
 
 
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Faculty Associate Sandra Russ Recognized as a Distinguished University Professor

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The Schubert Center congratulates Faculty Associate Sandra Russ on her appointment to Distinguished University Professor. The designation of Distinguished University Professor is the highest honor that the university bestows on faculty members.
Dr. Russ is a clinical child psychologist whose research focuses on how pretend play and creativity are linked to child development. Read more about Dr. Russ’ research and her contributions to the Case community at the Case Daily. […Read more]

Schubert Center Director and Faculty Associates Receive $2.3 Million to Examine Neighborhood Influence on Child Maltreatment

Schubert Center Director, Jill Korbin, along with faculty associates Jim Spilsbury, Claudia Coulton and David Crampton received a $2.3 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to investigate how neighborhoods influence child maltreatment rates. Led by Principal Investigator, Jim Spilsbury, the team of researchers will study child maltreatment in 20 Cleveland neighborhoods, examining the role that neighborhood conditions, […Read more]