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LGBT Parenting Explored in Conversation Series Kick-Off Event

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]

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]

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 to fuel dropout rates and a school to prison pipeline. The workshop also presented current research on Ohio school discipline and victimization data, [...Read more]

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

Cash for Kids Panel

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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 of inmates at for profit juvenile detention centers. The film also explores a number of topics relevant to all juvenile justice systems including waiver of counsel, [...Read more]