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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 [...read more]

Schubert Policy Director Leads Workshop on School Discipline Practices at OACCA Advocacy Conference

On April 29, Schubert Policy Director, Gabriella Celeste, along with Monica Ellis from the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services and Jane Wood from OhioGuidestone, conducted a workshop on school discipline practices at the Ohio Association of Child Caring Agencies, Inc.’s (OACCA) 2014 Advocacy Conference. The workshop highlighted how current Zero Tolerance policies have helped [...read more]

Schubert Center Policy Director Participates in Panel Discussion for the Office of the Ohio Public Defender

Cash for Kids Panel

Photo: Kids for Cash panel On April 22, the Office of the Ohio Public Defender hosted a screening of the documentary Kids for Cash in Columbus, Ohio. Kids for Cash tells the story of two Pennsylvania judges who were receiving judicial kickbacks in return for imposing harsh sentences on juveniles in order to increase the number [...read more]

Schubert Center Policy Director Presents The Bridge to Somewhere Work at Blueprints Conference

Blueprints conference april 2014

From left to right: Marcia Egbert, Patrick Kanary, Gabriella Celeste On Tuesday, April 15, Schubert Center Policy Director, Gabriella Celeste, along with Patrick Kanary from the Center for Innovative Practices and Marcia Egbert from the Gund Foundation presented on The Bridge to Somewhere at the Blueprints Conference in Denver, Colorado. The goal of the Blueprints Conference is to [...read more]

Faculty Associate Gives Presentation to the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court Prosecutor’s Office

Garner Adolescent Brain

On March 24, hosted by Duane Deskins, Faculty Associate Andrew Garner gave a presentation on adolescent brain development to the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court Prosecutor’s Office. His presentation, “Adolescent Brain,” provided accessible information on brain development and how stress can affect the process. He also addressed how this research can impact daily practices in juvenile [...read more]