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Director Appointed to ChildFund International Board of Directors

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Jill E. Korbin, PhD, Director of the Schubert Center for Child Studies, Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Lucy Adams Leffingwell Professor of Anthropology, was appointed as a member of the ChildFund International Board of Directors last week.
The mission of ChildFund is “to help deprived, excluded and vulnerable children have the capacity to improve their lives and the opportunity to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change in their communities.” […Read more]

Faculty Associate to Lead Training on Teen Brain for Prosecutor’s Office

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Andrew Garner, MD, PhD, FAAP, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the CWRU School of Medicine, and Schubert Center Faculty Associate, will give a presentation on “The Adolescent Brain: Still Under Construction” this Friday, January 23 at 3:00pm at the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office, 9300 Quincy Avenue, 1st floor media room.
The training will cover the importance of understanding research about adolescent brain development in addressing challenges presented to youth who enter the juvenile justice system. […Read more]

Child Policy Director Speaks at Facing Race Conference

Facing Race Panel

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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